Life of William Plumer

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Phillips, Sampson, 1857 - 543 страници

Life of William Plumer by Andrew Preston Peabody, first published in 1857, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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Страница 409 - If this bill passes," said Mr. Quincy, "it is my deliberate opinion, that it is virtually a dissolution of this Union; that it will free the states from their moral obligations ; and, as it will then be the
Страница 446 - Events may prove that the causes of our calamities are deep and permanent. Whenever it shall appear that these causes are radical and permanent, a separation, by equitable arrangement, will be preferable to an alliance by constraint, among nominal friends, but real enemies.
Страница 267 - one spot on the globe, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy. That spot is New Orleans. France, placing herself in that door, assumes to us the attitude of defiance.
Страница 440 - If I forget thee, 0, Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth, if I prefer not Jerusalem above my
Страница 281 - has made no provision for our holding foreign territory ; still less for our incorporating foreign nations into our Union. Congress will be obliged to ask from the people an amendment
Страница 298 - to frown indignantly upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the rest.
Страница 446 - the Union be destined to dissolution, it should, if possible, be the work of peaceable times, and deliberate consent. Events may prove that the causes of our calamities are deep and permanent. Whenever it shall appear that
Страница 399 - and Benjamin, like David, it is walking in the ways of Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin, by breaking off Samaria from Jerusalem. Looking at it in reference to moral considerations, it is detestable, as it certainly cannot be accomplished by open and honorable means.
Страница 483 - of that clause of the Constitution of the United States, which provides that "no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts.
Страница 44 - at the risk of their lives and fortunes, with arms, to oppose the hostile proceedings of the British fleets and armies against the United American Colonies.