from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of the state and a representative method of government: same as republicanism without partizan connotation.
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I believe in the democracy of the fireside, I believe in the republicism of home, in the equality of man and woman, in the equality of husband and wife, and for this I am denounced by the sentinels upon the walls of Zion.
My answer: The main principals of democratic-republicism.
Perhaps it's the credibility within republicism people like these two have that worries Sinn Fein, as both were previously part of the mainstream republican (ie Sinn Fein) movement, but now clearly choose to side with hardline dissidents on SF's left flank.
I claim that every man and wife are equal, except that she has a right to be protected; that there is nothing like the democracy of the home and the republicism of the fire-side, and that a man should study to make his wife's life one perpetual poem of joy; that there should be nothing but kindness and goodness; and then I say that children should be governed by love, by kindness, by tenderness, and by the sympathy of love, kindness and tenderness.