Proceedings, Volumes 23-27

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Georga Banta Publishing Company, 1925 - History
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Page 26 - And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness: And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities unto a land not inhabited: and he shall let go the goat in the wilderness.
Page 71 - I am satisfied that such a set of black-coated, stiffjointed, soft-muscled, paste-complexioned youth as we can boast in our Atlantic cities never before sprang from loins of Anglo-Saxon lineage.
Page 22 - With us, the most delicate and humane of all the branches of the art of writing has been relegated to the journeyman of letters; we do not reflect 'that it is perhaps as difficult to write a good life as to live one.
Page 32 - ... those parts of this hemisphere where others are sovereign .... and to say, if you do thus and so, even by the consent of the sovereign, we shall regard it as an unfriendly act because it will affect us injuriously;"* "we arrogate to ourselves . . . . only the right to protect ; what we will not permit the great Powers of Europe to do...
Page 60 - It is a very perilous thing to determine the foreign policy of a nation in the terms of material interest.
Page 66 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of members present providing a copy of such amendment has been sent to all members at least 30 days prior to the meeting.
Page 4 - There was a South of slavery and secession — that South is dead. There is a South of union and freedom — that South, thank God, is living, breathing, growing every hour." These words, delivered from the immortal lips of Benjamin H. Hill, at Tammany Hall, in 1866, true then and truer now, I shall make my text to-night.
Page 11 - Agriculture is not merely a way of making money by raising crops; it is not merely an industry or a business; it is essentially a public function or service performed by private individuals...
Page 17 - The maximum force which any one Power may send through the Straits into the Black Sea is not to be greater than that of the most powerful fleet of the littoral Powers of the Black Sea...
Page 7 - As to what. you say about the alliance, the trouble is, my dear Kennan, that you are speaking academically. Have you followed some of my experience in endeavoring to get treaties through the Senate? I might just as well strive for the moon as for such a policy as you indicate.

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