The Life and Times of Sir John Charles Molteno, K.C.M.G., First Premier of Cape Colony: Comprising a History of Representative Institutions and Responsible Government at the Cape and of Lord Carnarvon's Confederation Policy & of Sir Bartle Frere's High Commissionership of South Africa, Zväzok 1
Smith, Elder & Company, 1900
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Strana 348 - But man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assured, Plays such fantastic tricks before high Heaven As make the angels weep. The
Strana 233 - he has the didactic impulse. He has the " courage of his ideas." He will convince the audience. He knows an argument which will be effective ; he has one for one and another for another ; he has an enthusiasm which he feels will rouse the apathetic, a demonstration which he thinks must
Strana 311 - No doubt that in any great public, popular, or national question or movement, the mere fact of calling these people different nations would not make them so, nor would the fact of a mere fordable stream running between them sever their sympathies or prevent them from acting in unison.
Strana 115 - was possessed with the idea that it was practicable to give representative institutions and then to stop without giving responsible government, something like the English constitution under Elizabeth and the Stuarts. He did not understand either the vigorous independence of an Anglo-Saxon community, or the weakness of an Executive which represents a democracy, so