The Life of Charles Jared Ingersoll (Google eBook)

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J.B. Lippincott, 1897 - Legislators - 351 pages
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Page 338 - dishonored, fragments of a once glorious Union ; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds and drenched in fraternal blood.
Page 15 - yielded all its little savings to your emolument. And believe me—remember I this day told you so—the same spirit of freedom which actuated that people at first will accompany them still.
Page 195 - on a simple view of the object, as it stands stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction.
Page 15 - have exerted a valor, amid their constant and laborious industry, for the defence of a country whose frontier was drenched in blood, while its interior
Page 283 - The next step taken by the Administration was to appoint a district attorney who was to be charged with the defence of Alexander McLeod— the gentleman who was lately removed from office—and a fee of five thousand dollars was put into his hands for this purpose.
Page 143 - La Liberté de la Navigation et du Commerce des Nations neutres pendant la Guerre, considérée selon le Droit des Gens universel, celui de l'Europe et les Traités.
Page 15 - No; your oppression planted them in America. They fled from your tyranny to a then uncultivated, unhospitable country.
Page 14 - And now, will these American children, planted by our care, nourished up to strength and opulence by our indulgence, and protected by our arms, grudge to contribute their mite
Page 63 - the front of the house was illuminated and an emblematic transparency exhibited from one of the windows, on which among other things, one of the most prominent was a crown ; a crowd of vagabond boys were collected about the door the whole evening but the constables who mounted guard—our gens
Page 63 - la couronne. Mr. Alleyne Smith, of Russian memory, and several others went out and endeavoured to explain to the gentlemen in the mud that the transparency was intended to do them honor—that one ship was sailing into Petersburg, another into Archangel and so on—but all in vain—the crown must come

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