The New International Encyclopæeia, Volumen12

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Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
Dodd, Mead, 1909
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Página 73 - First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," was originally used in the resolutions presented to Congress on the death of Washington, December, 1799.
Página 75 - Still a Union that can only be maintained by swords and bayonets, and in which strife and civil war are to take the place of brotherly love and kindness, has no charm for me.
Página 88 - It appears to us to follow, as a logical and necessary consequence, that congress has the power to issue the obligations of the United States in such form, and to impress upon them such qualities as currency for the purchase of merchandise and the payment of debts, as accord with the usage of sovereign governments.
Página 25 - When he prepared the heavens, I was there : when He set a compass upon the face of the depth : when He established the clouds above: when He strengthened the fountains of the deep : when He gave to the sea His decree, that the waters should not pass His commandment; when He appointed the foundations of the earth : then I was by Him as one brought up with Him; and I was daily His delight, rejoicing always before him: rejoicing in the habitable part of His earth; and my delights were with the sons...
Página 284 - I go for all sharing the privileges of the government who assist in bearing its burdens. Consequently, I go for admitting all whites to the right of suffrage who pay taxes or bear arms (by no means excluding females).
Página 74 - That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states ; and that all political connection between us and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.
Página 231 - ... period, to be determined as follows, to wit : The net value of the policy, when the premium becomes due and is not paid, shall be ascertained, according to the "combined experience," or "actuaries' " rate of mortality, with interest at four per centum per annum.
Página 189 - Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," as a proof that the Coliseum was entire, when seen by the Anglo-Saxon pilgrims at the end of the seventh, or the beginning of the eighth century.
Página 289 - I remember to have noticed in him more earnestness of expression or manner, ' as affairs have turned, it is the central act of my Administration and the great event of the nineteenth century.
Página 381 - I can discover the powers thereof, how far they reach, to what things they are in any degree proportionate, and where they fail us, I suppose it may be of use to prevail with the busy mind of man to be more cautious in meddling with things exceeding its comprehension, to stop when it is at the utmost extent of its tether, and to sit down in a quiet ignorance of those things which, upon examination, are found to be beyond the reach of our capacities.

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