Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis... (Google eBook)

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Baker & Taylor Company, 1891 - Home missions - 275 pages
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Page 63 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Page 138 - The defective natures of citizens will show themselves in the bad acting of whatever social structure they are arranged into. There is no political alchemy by which you can get golden conduct out of leaden instincts.
Page 203 - Your fate I believe to be certain, though it is deferred by a physical cause. As long as you have a boundless extent of fertile and unoccupied land...
Page 199 - I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll a human sea.
Page 227 - We are living, we are dwelling, In a grand and awful time, In an age on ages telling, To be living is sublime.
Page 118 - Inasmuch as laws have been enacted by Congress forbidding plural marriages, which laws have been pronounced constitutional by the court of last resort, I hereby declare my intention to submit to those laws, and to use my influence with the members of the Church over which I preside to have them do likewise.
Page 287 - FORASMUCH as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us...
Page 226 - the English language, saturated with Christian ideas, gathering up into itself the best thought of all the ages, is the great agent of Christian civilization throughout the world; at this moment affecting the destinies and molding the character of half the human race.
Page 220 - One great result is, I think, tolerably clear. From biological truths it is to be inferred that the eventual mixture of the allied varieties of the Aryan race, forming the population, will produce a more powerful type of man than has hitherto existed, and a type of man more plastic, more adaptable, more capable of undergoing the modifications needful for complete social life. I think, whatever difficulties they may have to surmount, and whatever tribulations they may have to pass through, the Americans...
Page 27 - She will probably become what we are now, the head servant in the great household of the world, the employer of all employed; because her service will be the most and ablest.

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