An American Statesman: The Works and Words of James G. Blaine, Editor, Representative, Speaker, Senator, Cabinet Minister, Diplomat and True Patriot; a Graphic Record of His Whole Illustrious Career, Down to the Present Time

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Augusta Publishing Company, 1892 - 535 страница
 

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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 359 - ... agony because silently borne, with clear sight and calm courage he looked into his open grave. What blight and ruin met his anguished eyes whose lips may tell — what brilliant, broken plans, what baffled, high ambitions, what sundering of strong, warm, manhood's friendships, what bitter rending of sweet household ties!
Страница 438 - 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 345 - Duke. No might nor greatness in mortality Can censure 'scape ; back-wounding calumny The whitest virtue strikes : What king so strong Can tie the gall up in the slanderous tongue ! But who comes here ? Enter Escalus, Provost, Bawd, and Officers.
Страница 264 - 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 359 - ... what bitter rending of sweet household ties! Behind him a proud expectant nation; a great host of sustaining friends ; a cherished and happy mother, wearing the full, rich honors of her early toil and tears; the wife of his youth, whose whole life lay in his ; the little boys not yet emerged from childhood's...
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 321 - It did not happen to me to be born in a log cabin ; but my elder brothers and sisters were born in a log cabin raised among the snowdrifts of New Hampshire, at a period so early that when the smoke first rose from its rude chimney and curled over the frozen hills, there was no similar evidence of a white man's habitation between it and the settlements on the rivers of Canada.

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