The North American Review, Volume 142 (Google eBook)

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University of Northern Iowa, 1886
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Page 554 - God ; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre, but a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate, holding fast the faithful word, as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine, both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
Page 341 - They will bring with them the principles of the governments they leave, imbibed in their early youth ; or, if able to throw them off, it will be in exchange for an unbounded licentiousness, passing, as is usual, from one extreme to another. It would be a miracle were they to stop precisely at the point of temperate liberty.
Page 619 - April 30, 1889, at the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States.
Page 200 - ... even as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress, even so our eyes wait upon the LORD our GOD, until he have mercy upon us.
Page 32 - There is the moral of all human tales ; 'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom — and then Glory — when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at las_t. And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page...
Page 340 - If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected by an amendment in the way which the Constitution designates. But let there be no change by usurpation, for though this in one instance may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed. The precedent must always greatly overbalance in permanent evil any partial or transient benefit which the use can at any time...
Page 168 - I have scarcely the faintest idea of an attack (general one) being made upon us, but will be prepared should such a thing take place.
Page 563 - Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas...
Page 121 - It is fortunate that a benighted region, owing all it has of quickening civilization to the beneficence and philanthropic spirit of this monarch, should have the advantage and security of his benevolent supervision. The action taken by this Government last year in being the first to recognize the flag of the International Association of the Congo has been followed by formal recognition of the new nationality which succeeds to its sovereign powers...
Page 192 - The land, therefore, of every country is the Common Property of the people of that country, because its real owner, the Creator who made it, has transferred it as a voluntary gift to them.

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