Americans of 1776

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Dodd, Mead, 1906 - Всего страниц: 317
 

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Стр. 182 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Стр. 201 - It being one chief project of that old deluder Satan to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures...
Стр. 281 - In no country, perhaps, in the world is the law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful ; and in most provinces it takes the lead.
Стр. 305 - To submit myself to all my governors, teachers, spiritual pastors, and masters: To order myself lowly and reverently to all my betters...
Стр. 305 - What is thy duty to thy neighbour? My duty to my neighbour is to love him as myself, and to do unto all men, as I would they should do unto me...
Стр. 102 - I thought often of the happiness of New England, where every man is a freeholder, has a vote in public affairs, lives in a tidy, warm house, has plenty of good food and fuel, with whole clothes from head to foot, the manufacture, perhaps, of his own family. Long may they continue in this situation...
Стр. 289 - our divisions began with federalism and antifederalism." Alas ! they began with human nature ; they have existed in America from its first plantation. In every colony, divisions always prevailed. In New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Massachusetts, and all the rest, a court and country party have always contended. Whig and Tory disputed very sharply before the revolution, and in every step during the revolution. Every measure of Congress, from 1774 to 1787 inclusively, was disputed with acrimony,...
Стр. 301 - I sometimes wish that you and I were jointly employed by the Crown to settle a colony on the Ohio. I imagine that we could do it effectually, and without putting the nation to much expense ; but I fear we shall never be called upon for such a service. What a glorious thing it would be to settle in that fine country a large, strong body of religious and industrious people...
Стр. 313 - I think the Parliament of Great Britain have no more right to put their hands into my pocket, without my consent, than I have to put my hands into yours...
Стр. 22 - Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here,

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