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Page 330 - British fishermen shall use [but not to dry or cure the same on that island] ; and also on the coasts, bays, and creeks of all other of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in...
Page 114 - It shall be their duty, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary, First. To prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this state under any pretext whatsoever ; and, Second.
Page 252 - So fades a summer cloud away, So sinks the gale when storms are o'er, So gently shuts the eye of day, So dies a wave along the shore.
Page 120 - House, respectively, whether it be expedient or not to make provision for the admission of Missouri into the Union on the same footing as the original states, and for the due execution of the laws of the United States within Missouri; and if not, whether any other, and what, provision adapted to her actual condition ought to be made by law.
Page 45 - An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers...
Page 75 - An honorable peace is attainable only by an efficient war. My plan would be to call out the ample resources of the country, give them a judicious direction. prosecute the war with the utmost vigor, strike wherever we can reach the enemy, at sea or on land, and negotiate the terms of a peace at Quebec or at Halifax. We are told that England is a proud and lofty nation, which disdaining to wait for danger, meets it half way. Haughty as she is, we once triumphed over her. and, if we do not listen to...
Page 290 - Farewell the tranquil mind ! farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue ! O, farewell! Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner; and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war ! And O you mortal engines, whose rude throats The .immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell ! Othello's occupation's gone ! logo.
Page 30 - Resolved, That the secretary of the treasury be directed to prepare, and report to the senate, at their next session, a plan for the application of such means as are within the power of congress, to the purposes of opening roads and making canals; together with a statement of the undertakings of that nature, which, as objects of public improvement, may require and deserve the aid of government...
Page 303 - No, sir, in 1801, he snatched from the rude hand of usurpation the violated constitntion of his country, and that is his crime. He preserved that instrument, in form, and substance, and spirit, a precious inheritance for generations to come, and for this he can never be forgiven. How...
Page 129 - ... now exercise. This sentiment, now fondly cherished by more than ten millions of people, will be transmitted with unabated vigor, down the tide of time, through the countless millions who are destined to inhabit this continent, to the latest posterity.