At this stage, however, Mazzini was hardly looking to the slow results of political education.
Mazzini is said to have been “the life and the soul” of this defence.
He sought after rapture both in politics and poetry, and he took as his masters Mazzini in the one and Victor Hugo in the other.
Mazzini had no confidence in princes and treaties and foreign aid.
To men like Mazzini failure is apt to seem more heroic than success, and the war of 1859 did close the period of failure.
In politics, her judgment, as displayed in the letters to Mazzini, was profound.
Mazzini's Italian was such as only an Italian could speak, and Cavour would know it.
Between the King of Naples and Mazzini, he for one did not hesitate.
Happiness implies a definition of happiness, and therefore an ideal; and that ideal may be as high as was Mazzini's own.
Mazzini's ambition was not, and has not yet been realised, regarding Italy.