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Page 10 - The true policy therefore is to interest the whole by an equality of rights, for the danger arises from exclusions. It is possible to exclude men from the right of voting, but it is impossible to exclude them from the right of rebelling against that exclusion; and when all other rights are taken away, the right of rebellion is made perfect.
Page 82 - It was a delicate matter, he well knew, and for the first time in his life he was at a loss for words. At length, however, he brought his courage to what he thought was the sticking point. "Say, Eben,
Page 186 - He was happier than he had ever been in his life, and more careless.
Page 19 - Margaret, worn out with trying, sank down in the chair and buried her face in her hands upon the little stand where her uncle found her on his way to the garret.
Page 133 - There were tears in her eyes, and her face was drawn and white. The comfortable, self-satisfied man annoyed her, and a wave of indignation swept upon her. "Why have you come here to-day to torment me?
Page 143 - Why, it's five o'clock!" he exclaimed. "I had no idea it was so late. I have to go to the quarry, mother, on—on business. I want to see someone there.