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Moses Coit Tyler
R. S. Peale, J. A. Hill, 1897 - World history
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Page 2990 - Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them Volleyed and thundered; Stormed at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of Hell Rode the six hundred.
Page 3277 - With the existing colonies or dependencies of any European power we have not interfered and shall not interfere. But with the governments who have declared their independence and maintained it, and whose independence we have, on great consideration and just principles, acknowledged, we could not view any interposition for the purpose of oppressing them, or controlling in any other manner their destiny, by any European power, in any other light than as the manifestation of an unfriendly disposition...
Page 3277 - We owe it, therefore, to candor and to the amicable relations existing between the United States and the allied Powers, to declare that we should consider any attempt on their part to extend their system to any part of this hemisphere as dangerous to our peace and safety.
Page 3272 - ... proclaimed and for some time maintained by force of arms by the people of Cuba; and that the United States of America should maintain a strict neutrality between the contending powers, according to each all the rights of belligerents in the ports and territory of the United States. "Resolved further, that the friendly offices of the United States should be offered by the President to the Spanish government for the recognition of the independence of Cuba.
Page 3296 - On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they raised their flag against a power, to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.
Page 3093 - ... elicited a reply indicating friendly dispositions on the part of that State. " I shall not fail to use my best efforts, when a suitable opportunity occurs, for the restoration of peace, on terms compatible with the honour of the belligerents, and with the general safety and welfare of other nations. "If, in the course of the contest, the rights of my empire should be assailed or endangered, I should confidently rely on your help to vindicate and maintain them.
Page 3271 - That, in the opinion of Congress, a condition of public war exists between the Government of Spain and the Government proclaimed and for some time maintained by force of arms by the people of Cuba; and that the United States of America should maintain a strict neutrality between the contending powers, according to each all the rights of belligerents in the ports and territory of the United States.
Page 3140 - Declaration, passed the House of Commons but was rejected by the House of Lords, and so the matter stands.
Page 3004 - Chambers by the king, who announces that " The Budget for the year 1862, as decreed by the Chamber of Deputies, having been rejected by the Chamber of Peers on the ground of insufficiency, the government of his majesty is under the necessity of controlling the public affairs outside the constitution
Page 3120 - Esq. a waiter of his majesty's customs, was sentenced to three months imprisonment and to pay a fine of MOO, for treating with contempt a warrant of two justices of the peace for the apprehension of Jack Martin, a slave, whom he had seized for an alleged infraction of the abolition laws, and opposing the constable in the execution of the laid warrant.