Delightful work may be produced under burlesque and farcical conditions, and in work of this kind the artist in England is allowed very great freedom
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom
in its hour of maximum danger; I do not shrink from this responsibility.
You must not think that there is no integrity and honor except among those who stood up for the freedom
Thus Achilles, in Homer, complains of Agamemnon's treating him like an unhonoured stranger; for a stranger or sojourner is one who does not partake of the honours of the state: and whenever the right to the freedom
of the city is kept obscure, it is for the sake of the inhabitants.
You know, there are two good things in life, freedom
of thought and freedom
Even the most ignorant members of my race on the remote plantations felt in their hearts, with a certainty that admitted of no doubt, that the freedom
of the slaves would be the one great result of the war, if the northern armies conquered.
Various obscure rumors were always current among them: at one time a rumor that they would all be enrolled as Cossacks; at another of a new religion to which they were all to be converted; then of some proclamation of the Tsar's and of an oath to the Tsar Paul in 1797 (in connection with which it was rumored that freedom
had been granted them but the landowners had stopped it), then of Peter Fedorovich's return to the throne in seven years' time, when everything would be made free and so "simple" that there would be no restrictions.
We live in freedom
, but you bow down to and slave for men, who in return for your services flog you with whips and put collars on your necks.
He promptly sent for the Adversary of Souls and demanded his freedom
, explaining that he was entirely orthodox, and had always led a pious and holy life.
they had ever loved, and freedom
they would have.
from the domination of the great tradition could only be found by seeking new subjects, and such freedom
was really only illusionary, since romantic subjects alone are suitable for epic treatment.
Man has no power whatever unless he has unlimited freedom
And so the young man passes out of his original nature, which was trained in the school of necessity, into the freedom
and libertinism of useless and unnecessary pleasures.
This brought to our heroe's mind the custom which he had read of among the Greeks and Romans, of indulging, on certain festivals and solemn occasions, the liberty to slaves, of using an uncontrouled freedom
of speech towards their masters.
But in the loneliest wilderness happeneth the second metamorphosis: here the spirit becometh a lion; freedom
will it capture, and lordship in its own wilderness.