Life of James G. Blaine, "the Plumed Knight,": Editor, Representative, Speaker, Senator, Cabinet Minister, Diplomat and True Patriot; a Graphic Record of His Whole Illustrious Career, from the Cradle to the Grave ...

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Страница 241 - We, the people of the State of South Carolina, in convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained : That the Ordinance adopted by us in convention on the 23d day of May, in the year of our Lord 1788, whereby the Constitution of the United States of America...
Страница 232 - I hold it to be a popular government, erected by the people; those who administer it, responsible to the people; and itself capable of being amended and modified, just as the people may choose it should be. It is as popular, just as truly emanating from the people, as the state governments. It is created for one purpose; the state governments for another. It has its own powers; they have theirs.
Страница 235 - ... emanating from the people, as the state governments. It is created for one purpose; the state governments for another. It has its own powers; they have theirs. There is no more authority with them to arrest the operation of a law of Congress, than with Congress to arrest the operation of their laws. We are here to administer a constitution emanating immediately from the people, and trusted, by them, to our administration. It is not the creature of the state governments.
Страница 440 - We are Republicans, and don't propose to leave our party and identify ourselves with the party whose antecedents have been Rum, Romanism and Rebellion.
Страница 266 - The Republicans of the United States demand a man who knows that prosperity and resumption, when they come, must come together ; that when they come they will come, hand in hand, through the golden harvest fields ; hand in hand by the whirling spindles and...
Страница 231 - State acceded as a separate and sovereign community, each binding itself by its own particular ratification ; and that the Union, of which the said compact is the bond, is a Union between the States ratifying the same.
Страница 268 - Like an armed warrior, like a plumed knight, James G. Elaine marched down the halls of the American Congress and threw his shining lance full and fair against the brazen foreheads of the defamers of his country and the maligners of his honor.
Страница 241 - We the people of the State of Georgia, in Convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained ; " That the ordinance adopted by the people of the State of Georgia in Convention on the...
Страница 267 - They demand a man whose political reputation is spotless as a star; but they do not demand that their candidate shall have a certificate of moral character signed by a Confederate Congress. The man who has in full...
Страница 357 - ... a keen anticipation of pleasure, his talk was all in the grateful and gratulatory vein. He felt that after four months of trial his administration was strong in its grasp of affairs, strong in popular favor, and destined to grow stronger; that grave difficulties confronting him at his inauguration had been safely passed; that trouble lay behind him and not before...

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