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" You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for the disorders. Influence is not government. Let us have... "
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. - Page 268
by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1867
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Proceedings of ... National Conference, American ..., Volume 5, Part 1915

American Society for Judicial Settlement of International Disputes - Arbitration (International law) - 1916
...letter to Harry Lee, "you talk, my good sir, of employing influence to appease the present turmoils; I know not where that influence is to be found or...a proper remedy for the disorders — influence is no government." If the principle is accepted that behind the decrees of an international tribunal there...
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The Life of John Marshall, Volume 1

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge - Judges - 1916
...disorders in New England; but, flung back Washington, "Influence is no government. Let us have one by which our lives, liberties, and properties will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. . . . To be more exposed in the eyes of the world, and more contemptible than we already are, is hardly...
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New American History

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1917 - 652 pages
...When asked to use his influence for reform, he replied: ''Influence is no government. Let us have one by which our lives, liberties, and properties will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." 117. THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION CALLED (1786-1787) Since Congress could not rouse the states into...
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The Twin Ideals: An Educated Commonwealth, Volume 2

Sir James William Barrett - Education - 1918 - 512 pages
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The Commonwealth of Nations: An Inquiry Into the Nature of Citizenship in ...

Lionel Curtis - Colonization - 1918 - 706 pages
...where that influence is to be found ; nor, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for these disorders. Influence is not government. Let us have...liberties, and properties, will be secured, or let ua know the worst at once.' J These were conditions which even the Government of Massachusetts was...
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The Story of Liberty

James Baldwin - Americanization - 1919 - 240 pages
...to preserve the liberties of the people. George Washington was one of the first to speak out boldly: "Let us have a government by which our lives, liberties,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." At length, a convention was called to meet in Philadelphia in May, 1787, and determine what should...
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Contributions in History and Political Science, Issue 16

Ohio State University - History - 1940 - 281 pages
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