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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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Manual of the Constitution of the United States

Israel Ward Andrews - Constitutional history - 1887 - 348 pages
...present tumults in Massachusetts. . . . Influence 'American Museum, 1786, page 270, quoted by Story. is not government. Let us have a government by which...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." ' The weakness of the Confederation, especially in its relation to the revenue, had been early seen...
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Washington and His Country: Being Irving's Life of Washington : Abridged for ...

John Fiske - United States - 1888 - 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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Springfield, 1636-1886: History of Town and City : Including an Account of ...

Mason Arnold Green - Springfield (Mass.) - 1888 - 645 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...will be secured : or let us know the worst at once." When General Washington heard that the Massachusetts insurgents had rejected the pardon extended by...
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Sketches of War History, 1861-1865: Papers Read Before the Ohio ..., Volume 1

United States - 1888
...where that influence is to be found, nor, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for those disorders. Influence is not government. Let us have a government by which our lives, our liberties, and our properties will be secure. "If the insurgents have real grievances, redress...
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Sketches of War History, 1861-1865: Papers Read Before the Ohio ..., Volume 1

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Ohio Commandery - United States - 1888
...where that influence is to be found, nor, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for those disorders. Influence is not government. Let us have a government by which our lives, our liberties, and our properties will be secure. "If the insurgents have real grievances, redress...
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Constitutional History of the United States from Their Declaration ..., Volume 1

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional history - 1889
...says: " 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." Works, IX. 204. and well watehed to prevent encroachments, might restore us to that degree of respectability...
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William Gammell, LL. D.: A Biographical Sketch, with Selections from His ...

William Gammell - United States - 1890 - 392 pages
...: " 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,...attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for the disease. Influence is not government. Let us have a government by which our lives, liberties, and properties...
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The Republic as a Form of Government: Or, The Evolution of Democracy in America

John Scott - Democracy - 1890 - 323 pages
..."You talk, my good sir, of employing influence to appease the present discontents in Massachusetts. Influence is not government. Let us have a government by which our lives, liberties, and properties may be secured ; or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for a decision. Let the reins of...
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Biennial Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction ..., Volume 14

Education - 1896
...happiness. 2. Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience. 4. Let us have a government by which our lives, liberties, and properties will be seen red. 5. (iood sense and honesty are qualities too rare and loo precious not to merit particular...
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The American Government, National and State

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - United States - 1891 - 488 pages
...use of "influence " to check the disorders in Massachusetts that led to Shays's rebellion, he wrote : "Influence is not government. Let us have a government...properties will be secured, or let us know the worst." 162. Attempts to Strengthen the Government. — In 1781, before the Articles went into operation, Congress...
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