The Chinese Question in Australia, 1878-79

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Lowe Kong Meng, Cheok Hong Cheong, Louis Ah Mouy
F.F. Bailliere, 1879 - 31 עמודים
 

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עמוד 12 - Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life?' The Master said, 'Is not RECIPROCITY such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
עמוד 10 - ... require the thing promised, — and, consequently, that the breach of a perfect promise is a violation of another person's right, and as evidently an act of injustice as it would be to rob a man of his property. The tranquillity, the happiness, the security of the human race, wholly depend on justice, — on the obligation of paying a regard to the rights of others.
עמוד 10 - The obligation of a State to render justice to all others, says Halleck, is a perfect obligation, of strictly binding force, at all times and under all circumstances. No State can relieve itself from this obligation, under any pretext whatever. It is an obligation, according to Vattel, 'more necessary still between Nations than between individuals ; because injustice has more terrible consequences in the quarrels of these powerful bodies politic and it is more difficult to obtain redress.
עמוד 2 - ... lands, and thinks to live free of such superfluous luxuries, as he does in his own country. But the remedy of this weakness is a mere question of time and effort. It is not so very long since Western peoples were content to exist amidst surroundings fully as wretched, filthy, and obnoxious as anything now observable in Chinese cities ; and the reformation which has since proved possible in their case gives reason to hope that the Chinese are not incapable of a similar regeneration, could similar...
עמוד 10 - engagements of a treaty impose on the one hand " a perfect obligation, they produce on the other a " perfect right. The breach of a treaty is therefore " a violation of the perfect right of the party with " whom we have contracted, and this is an act of

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