Harper's Magazine, Volume 94

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Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells
Harper's Magazine Company, 1897 - American literature
Important American periodical dating back to 1850.
 

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Page 566 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Page 210 - That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which when they enter into a state of society, they cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Page 212 - If you could extend the elective franchise to all persons of color who can read the Constitution of the United States in English, and write their names, and to all persons of color who own real estate valued at not less than two hundred and fifty dollars, and pay taxes thereon, you would completely disarm the adversary, and set an example the other states will follow.
Page 211 - I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks.
Page 642 - What is to be done in the case of the Little Sarah now at Chester ? Is the minister of the French Republic to set the acts of this government at defiance with impunity ? And then threaten the executive with an appeal to the people ? What must the world think of such conduct, and of the government of the United States in submitting to it?
Page 384 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
Page 124 - From the crown of my head to the sole of my foot, I'm alive, I'm alive !" Any one who ever saw him will imagine the vivid relish he had in recognizing the fact.
Page 208 - The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Page 212 - This you can do with perfect safety, and you thus place the Southern States, in reference to free persons of color, upon the same basis with the free states.
Page 293 - Full fathom five thy father lies, Of his bones are coral made : Those are pearls that were his eyes, Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea change, Into something rich and strange.

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