Famous American Statesmen & Orators, Past and Present: With Biographical Sketches and Their Famous Orations, Volume 4
F.F. Lovell Publishing Company, 1902 - Orators
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Page 93 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee : for whither thou goest, I will go ; and where thou lodgest I will lodge : thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: " Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried; the Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.
Page 241 - I know nothing that could, in this view, be said better, than " do unto others as ye would that others should do unto you...
Page 2 - Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void ; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate Slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States...
Page 130 - But to the hero, when his sword Has won the battle for the free, Thy voice sounds like a prophet's word, And in its hollow tones are heard The thanks of millions yet to be.
Page 13 - Resolved, That the Committee on Public Lands be instructed to inquire and report the quantity of public lands remaining unsold within each state and territory, and whether it be expedient to limit, for a certain period, the sales of the public lands...
Page 72 - How sleep the Brave who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod.
Page 129 - Come in consumption's ghastly form, The earthquake shock, the ocean storm ; Come when the heart beats high and warm, With banquet-song, and dance, and wine ; And thou art terrible — the tear, The groan, the knell, the pall, the bier ; And all we know, or dream, or fear Of agony, are thine.
Page 274 - If any one among us have a facility or purity more than ordinary in his mother tongue, it is owing to chance, or his genius, or anything, rather than to his education, or any care of his teacher.
Page 53 - Whereas large standing armies, military occupation, martial law, military tribunals, and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus...
Page 38 - That the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions, as of the mode and measure of redress.