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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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Manuel of the Constitution of the United States

Israel Ward Andrews - 1874
..."You talk, my good sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. * * * Influence is not government. Let us have a government...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." l The weakness of the Confederation, especially in its relation to the revenue, had been early seen...
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History of the American Revolution: The Student's Life of Washington ...

Washington Irving - Children's literature - 1876 - 714 pages
...employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that mfluence is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be...proper remedy for the disorders. Influence is not gocTrnment. Let us have a government by which onr lives, liberties and properties will be secured,...
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Satan as a Moral Philosopher: With Other Essays and Sketches

Caleb Sprague Henry - Essays - 1877 - 296 pages
...strain: "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,...have a government by which our lives, liberties, and property will be secured, or let us know the worst at once."* No wonder he was out of patience, and...
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Life of Washington, v.3-4

Washington Irving - 1881
...• 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 there would hare been such a formidable rebellion as exists at this day against the laws and constitution...
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Aubert Dubayet: Or, The Two Sister Republics

Charles Gayarré - 1882 - 479 pages
...You tell me, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present troubles in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents aim at. If they have real grievances,...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Presidents - 1884
...: " 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,...proper.ties will be secured, or let us know the worst el once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents aim at. If they have nal...
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Memoir of George Barrell Emerson, LL.D.

Robert Cassie Waterston - 1884 - 124 pages
...founded on the basis of equal liberty are merely ideal and fallacious ! " " Let us have," he adds, " a government by which our lives, liberties, and properties...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once ! " "I hoped," said Washington, as he turned his face to Mount Vernon, " to spend the remainder of...
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Washington and His Country: Being Irving's Life of Washington, Abridged for ...

Washington Irving, John Fiske - United States - 1887 - 618 pages
...writes, " 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,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents aim at. If they have real grievances,...
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Political Essays

Charles Bradlaugh - England - 1887
...-. "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,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents aim at. If they have real grievances,...
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Manual of the Constitution of the United States

Israel Ward Andrews - Constitutional history - 1887 - 348 pages
...t1yoU ^HJ. my good sir> of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. . . . Influence is not government. Let us have a government...properties will be secured, or let us know the worst at once."1 The weakness of the Confederation, especially in its relation to the revenue, had been early...
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