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Page 380 - The Union : next to our Liberty the most dear: may we all remember that it can only be preserved by respecting the rights of the States, and distributing equally the benefit and burden of the Union...
Page 207 - ... is infinitely more important than the property he creates. We cannot separate the individual from the work it produces. Property does not exist outside and above the men who jointly produce it." "He'll be joining the guild soon if he hasn't already got a card," the editorial writer editorialized. "Bend thy neck, proud Sicambrian. Adore what thou hast burned. Burn what thou hast adored.
Page 282 - ... bigger than the man that it transacts the man, and not the man the office. It is as though one were made president of the Potomac, or of a glacier. Could he take the one beyond its banks with a war or stay the other in its progress with a veto? He might run up a flag, order a bugle blown, fire a.
Page 238 - But a stingy person was scornfully said to be "stingy 'nough to skin a flea for its hide and tallow." Dunk Lanton once told of a fellow who "was so stingy that if he owned a lake he wouldn't give a duck a drink"; and on another occasion Grady Dennis told of one who "wouldn't give a dollar to see an earthquake.
Page 189 - ... that a wayfaring man though a fool should not err therein. I shall get it pat to my tongue; I may yet teach it to our Secessionists with a gibbet.
Page 245 - John C. Calhoun, First President of the Southern Confederacy," were struck off and distributed.
Page 320 - ... the young and the old, the beautiful and the ugly, the good and the...