Fugitive Facts: An Epitome of General Information, Obtained in Large Part from Sources Not Generally Accessible, and Covering More Than One Thousand Topics of General Interest and Frequent Inquiry
A. L. Burt Publishers, 1889 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 491 pages
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Page 115 - They had for more than a century before been regarded as beings of an inferior order and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations, and so far inferior that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit.
Page 454 - Provided, That as an express and fundamental condition to, the acquisition of any territory from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the Executive of the moneys herein appropriated, neither Slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in any part of said territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted.
Page 220 - We believe all that God has revealed, all that He does now reveal, and we believe that He will yet reveal many great and important things pertaining to the kingdom of God.
Page 131 - Lafourche, St. Mary, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans, ) Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia, (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Ann, and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth...
Page 228 - Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
Page 237 - I with a new one : it is so well worth taking a journey for, that if the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.
Page 320 - Navy, or if there be none, or in case of his removal, death, resignation, or inability, then the Secretary of the Interior, shall act as President until the disability of the President or Vice-President is removed or a President shall be elected...
Page 104 - And the Lord said unto Moses, 'Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.
Page 464 - Aries, representing the ram ; Taurus, the bull ; Gemini, the twins ; Cancer, the crab ; Leo, the lion ; Virgo, the virgin ; Libra, the balance ; Scorpio, the scorpion ; Sagittarius, the archer; Capricornus, the goat; Aquarius, the waterbearer, and Pisces, the fishes.