The Elah by DarwehdThe Elah by Darwehd

The Elah


Paperback | February 3, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857. Excerpt: ... The Republic revolutionarily established in Rome under the auspices of the great patriot Mazzini, and which fell before the overwhelming power of France, most inconsistently exerted, was a noble attempt to revive the ancient majesty of the Imperial City, and to accomplish the independence and union of. illustrious Italy under the regime of civil and religious liberty. Though stained by some sad excesses on the part of its supporters, in itself, the cause of the Republic was pure and sacred; ah! Sacred in the estimation of true and faithful Protestants, and in that of sincere and enlightened friends of human progress irrespective of Protestantism. The Roman Revolution rested on its own merits, apart from those of the other Revolutions that burst forth over Europe at that time; and many persons who were strongly averse to revolution in general, and denounced the revolutionary commotions that raged in other parts of the Continent, heartily sympathized with the Roman people in their gallant struggle for liberty, and highly rejoiced at the success obtained by the Roman Republic. Emancipated Italy, formed into a splendid Republic or Monarchy under the metropolitan supremacy of the Seven-hilled City, would be a spectacle of sublime majesty, of noble hope and example. For Italy to be divided into separate States with jarring interests, is as unnatural and evil as for England to be under the Heptarchy. United into a great State one and indivisible, ruled by a strong and enlightened Liberal Government, the Italian nation would again put forth the latent power of its resplendent genius, would eagle-like renew the strength of its giant intellect. Ever since the wolf-nursed hero brothers founded the Eternal City, Rome has been inspired by the spirit of political const...
Title:The ElahFormat:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217282652

ISBN - 13:9780217282659