The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation
Harper Collins, 05.09.2000. - 656 страница
The American Reader is a stirring and memorable anthology that captures the many facets of American culture and history in prose and verse. The 200 poems, speeches, songs, essays, letters, and documents were chosen both for their readability and for their significance. These are the words that have inspired, enraged, delighted, chastened, and comforted Americans in days gone by. Gathered here are the writings that illuminate -- with wit, eloquence, and sometimes sharp words -- significant aspects of national conciousness. They reflect the part that all Americans -- black and white, native born and immigrant, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American, poor and wealthy -- have played in creating the nation's character.
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JUSTICE . Wrong none by doing injuries , or omitting the benefits that are your
duty 9. MODERATION . Avoid extreams ; forbear resenting injuries so much as
you think they deserve . 10. CLEANLINESS . Tolerate no uncleanliness in body ...
Your honors will find in the old books concerning the office of a justice of the
peace precedents of general warrants to search suspected houses. But in more
modern books you will find only special warrants to search such and such
Another instance is this : Mr. Justice Walley had called this same Mr. Ware before
him , by a constable , to answer for a breach of the Sabbath Day Acts , or that of
profane swearing . As soon as he had finished , Mr. Ware asked him if he had ...
There let us see that truth, liberty, justice, and benevolence are its everlasting
basis; and if these could be removed, the superstructure is overthrown of course.
Let the colleges join their harmony in the same delightful Colonial Days and the ...
He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws
for establishing Judiciary powers.He has made Judges dependent on his Will
alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries