California Men and Events: Time 1769-1890

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Record Publishing Company, 1915 - California - 334 pages
 

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Page 317 - And see: she stirs; She starts—she moves, she seems to feel The thrill of life along her keel, And spurning with her feet the ground, With one exulting, joyous bound She leaps into the ocean's arms; And lo, from the assembled crowd There rose a shout prolonged and loud,
Page 317 - the ground, With one exulting, joyous bound She leaps into the ocean's arms; And lo, from the assembled crowd There rose a shout prolonged and loud,
Page 208 - tell me of battles fought and won. Tell me of usurpers overthrown, that Missouri is again a free state, no longer crushed under the armed heel of a reckless and odious despot. Tell me that the state of Maryland lives again, and oh, gentlemen, let us read, let us hear at the first moment that not one hostile foot
Page 208 - in every conceivable way shocking to the heart of humanity and freedom. To me, it seems a waste of time to talk. For God's sake, gentlemen, tell me of battles fought and won. Tell me of usurpers overthrown, that Missouri is
Page 209 - traitor, then I am a traitor. For God's sake speed the ball, may the lead go quick to his heart—and may our country be free from this despot usurper, that now claims the name of
Page 330 - Little drops of water, Little grains of sand, Make the mighty ocean And the bounteous land.
Page 170 - have we opposed to us? * * * A miserable remnant of a faction, sailing under false colors, trying to obtain votes under false pretenses. * They belong heart and soul, body and breeches, to David C. Broderick.
Page 187 - (a Pacific republic), raise aloft the flag of the hydra-headed cactus of the western wilds and call upon the enlightened nations of the earth to acknowledge our independence and protect us from the wreck of a once
Page 226 - the object of this association is to unite all poor and working men and their friends into one political party for the purpose of defending themselves against the dangerous encroachments of capital
Page 85 - Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude unless for the punishment of crime, shall ever be tolerated in this state.

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