The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 11

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Lee and Shepard, 1875 - Slavery

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Page 157 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Page 78 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Page 144 - If a majority of the votes given on that question shall be for a convention, then such convention shall be held as hereinafter provided; but if a majority of said votes shall be against a...
Page 379 - In consideration of the cession aforesaid, the United States agree to pay at the treasury in Washington, within ten months after the exchange of the...
Page 11 - Unquestionably? a military government, established as the permanent government of the State, would not be a republican government, and it would be the duty of congress to overthrow it.
Page 397 - June 30, 1868, and for other purposes," approved March 2, 1867, and also to prevent the execution of an act entitled "An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States...
Page 285 - Eternal anarchy, amidst the noise Of endless wars, and by confusion stand : For hot, cold, moist and dry, four champions fierce, Strive here for mastery...
Page 79 - The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficult}', and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew.
Page 37 - Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without a naval combat into the mouth of the Thames. Perhaps the interpretation of the Koran would now be taught in the schools of Oxford, and her pulpits might demonstrate to a circumcised people the sanctity and truth of the revelation of Mahomet.
Page 210 - The cession of territory and dominion herein made is hereby declared to be free and unincumbered by any reservations, privileges, franchises, grants, or possessions, by any associated companies, whether corporate or incorporate, Russian or any other, or by any parties, except merely private individual property-holders...

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