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  • And so it went…… It was a plutocratic feudalism …. eminently respectable.†   (source)
  • Many of the most important problems of the last few centuries, such as the continuance of personal government in England, or of feudalism in France, have been solved entirely by means of physical force.   (source)
  • The future is as certain as the past - slavery, feudalism, individualism, collectivism.   (source)
  • Capitalism ended feudalism and allowed industrialization.
  • In 1890 parliamentary government replaced feudalism in Japan.
  • "There's no room in modern India for feudalism," he declared.†   (source)
  • Don't crawl back to Hasnapur and feudalism.†   (source)
  • I would have agreed to live under a system of feudal oppression, not because I preferred feudalism but because I felt that feudalism made use of a limited part of a man, defined him, his rank, his function in society.†   (source)
  • They are the hieroglyphics of feudalism, succeeding those of theocracy.†   (source)
  • Feudalism had constructed these great communities in a singular manner.†   (source)
  • Indeed, the Italian paid high tribute to his listeners' fatherland for two inventions: gunpowder, which had turned feudalism's suits of armor into junk, and the printing press, which had made possible the democratic propagation of ideas, or rather, the propagation of democratic ideas.†   (source)
  • "There is no God but God"; that symmetrical injunction melts in the mild airs of Man; it belongs to pilgrimages and universities, not to feudalism and agriculture.†   (source)
  • Miss Stackpole was baffled; she evidently thought there was something treasonable in Mrs. Touchett's appreciation of a class which she privately judged to be a mysterious survival of feudalism.†   (source)
  • It was no maiden's idle whim that started this hard racing; a fearful wilderness lay about the feet of that city after the War,—feudalism, poverty, the rise of the Third Estate, serfdom, the re-birth of Law and Order, and above and between all, the Veil of Race.†   (source)
  • All enjoyments for some, all privations for the rest, that is to say, for the people; privilege, exception, monopoly, feudalism, born from toil itself.†   (source)
  • The weapons with which the bourgeoisie felled feudalism to the ground are now turned against the bourgeoisie itself.†   (source)
  • Add to this the violence so often done to the conscience, the forced vocations, feudalism bolstered up by the cloister, the right of the first-born pouring the excess of the family into monasticism, the ferocities of which we have just spoken, the in pace, the closed mouths, the walled-up brains, so many unfortunate minds placed in the dungeon of eternal vows, the taking of the habit, the interment of living souls.†   (source)
  • For every social ill the panacea of Wealth has been urged,—wealth to overthrow the remains of the slave feudalism; wealth to raise the "cracker" Third Estate; wealth to employ the black serfs, and the prospect of wealth to keep them working; wealth as the end and aim of politics, and as the legal tender for law and order; and, finally, instead of Truth, Beauty, and Goodness, wealth as the ideal of the Public School.†   (source)
  • The hieroglyph deserts the cathedral, and betakes itself to blazoning the donjon keep, in order to lend prestige to feudalism.†   (source)
  • It is superb; it has a prodigious 14th of July, which delivers the globe; it forces all nations to take the oath of tennis; its night of the 4th of August dissolves in three hours a thousand years of feudalism; it makes of its logic the muscle of unanimous will; it multiplies itself under all sorts of forms of the sublime; it fills with its light Washington, Kosciusko, Bolivar, Bozzaris, Riego, Bem, Manin, Lopez, John Brown, Garibaldi; it is everywhere where the future is being lighted…†   (source)
  • Feudalism demands to share with theocracy, while awaiting the inevitable arrival of the people, who will assume the part of the lion: ~Quia nominor leo~.†   (source)
  • Genius, scattered in the masses, repressed in every quarter under feudalism as under a ~testudo~ of brazen bucklers, finding no issue except in the direction of architecture,—gushed forth through that art, and its Iliads assumed the form of cathedrals.†   (source)
  • His art, more than the art of feudalism as Walt Whitman called it, is the art of surfeit.†   (source)
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