Seven Decades of the Union: The Humanities and Materialism, Illustrated by a Memoir of John Tyler, with Reminiscences of Some of His Great Contemporaries. The Transition State of this Nation--its Dangers and Their Remedy (Google eBook)

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J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1872 - United States - 320 pages
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Page 141 - To bear no malice nor hatred in my heart: To keep my hands from picking and stealing, and my tongue from evil speaking, lying, and slandering: To keep my body in temperance, soberness, and chastity : Not to covet nor...
Page 27 - Yet was there one thro" whom I loved her, one Not learned, save in gracious household ways. Not perfect, nay, but full of tender wants, !No Angel, but a dearer being, all dipt In Angel instincts, breathing Paradise...
Page 303 - THERE is a land, of every land the pride, Beloved by heaven, o'er all the world beside...
Page 206 - Crittenden) to distribute the proceeds of the sales of the public lands among the several states, was no stranger in this chamber.
Page 121 - He never stooped to the arena of partisan discussions, but in the consideration of important subjects, especially that of the removal of the public deposits from the Bank of the United States, he proved himself to be a statesman of high rank, and a most accomplished debater.
Page 18 - That Congress have no authority to interfere in the emancipation of slaves, or in the treatment of them in any of the states; it remaining with the several states alone to provide rules and regulations therein, which humanity and true policy may require.
Page 27 - Sway'd to her from their orbits as they moved, And girdled her with music. Happy he With such a mother! faith in womankind Beats with his blood, and trust in all things high Conies easy to him, and tho' he trip and fall He shall not blind his soul with clay.
Page 310 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years, for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government.
Page 310 - I thank God there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years ; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both !" (33 2d Hening's Stats, at Large, p.
Page 172 - I am the most unfortunate man in the history of parties : always run by my friends when sure to be defeated, and now betrayed for a nomination when I, or any one, would be sure of an election.

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