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Page 37 - He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.
Page 297 - T~AOTH not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths : she crieth at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors : — 2 Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man.
Page 35 - He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining, in the meantime, exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
Page 399 - Such has hitherto been the rapid progress of that country in wealth, population, and improvement, that in the course of little more than a century, perhaps, the produce of American might exceed that of British taxation. The seat of the empire would then naturally remove itself to that part of the empire which contributed most to the general defence and support of the whole.
Page 239 - To-day the United States is practically sovereign on this continent, and its fiat is law upon the subjects to which it confines its interposition.
Page 418 - The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is, in extending our commercial relations to have with them as little political connection as possible.
Page 343 - She will probably become what we are now, the head servant in the great household of the world, the employer of all employed, because her service will be the most and ablest.
Page 25 - After all deductions, it ranks above every other written constitution for the intrinsic excellence of its sc'heme, its adaptation to the circumstances of the people, the simplicity, brevity and precision of its language, its judicious mixture of definiteness of principle with elasticity in details.
Page 393 - ... his own. He is perhaps neither happier nor better than those who came before him, but he is better informed and more active. I have no doubt that the democratic institutions of the United States, joined to the physical constitution of the country, are the cause (not the direct, as is so often asserted, but the indirect cause) of the prodigious commercial activity of the inhabitants.