Sketch of the Life and Character of Rutherford B. Hayes

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Hurd and Houghton, 1876 - 226 pages
 

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Page 31 - I wish most sincerely there was not a slave in the Province. It always appeared a most iniquitous scheme to me to fight, ourselves, for what we are daily robbing and plundering from those who have as good a right to freedom as we have.'
Page 121 - now my inflexible purpose, if elected, not to be a candidate for election to a second term. On the currency question I have frequently expressed my views in public, and I stand by my record on this subject. I regard all the laws of the United States relating to the payment of the public indebtedness, the
Page 27 - CONSTITUTIONAL LAW. An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States. Especially designed for the use of Students, General and Professional. By John Norton Pomeroy, LL. D., Dean of the Law School, and Griswold Professor of Political Science in the University of New York, author of an
Page 6 - Honor and shame from no condition rise; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Page 123 - advanced by a hearty and generous recognition of the rights of all by all, a recognition without reserve or exception. With such a recognition fully accorded, it will be practicable to promote, by the influence of all
Page 122 - have frequently expressed my views in public, and I stand by my record on this subject. I regard all the laws of the United States relating to the payment of the public indebtedness, the legal tender notes included, as constituting a pledge and moral obligation of the government, which must in good faith be kept. It is my conviction that the feeling of
Page 50 - that this was a just and necessary war, and that it demanded the whole power of the country; THAT i WOULD PREFER TO GO INTO IT IF I KNEW I WAS TO BE KILLED IN THE COURSE
Page 49 - Crittenden's compromise ! Windham, speaking of the rumor that Bonaparte" was about to invade England, said, ' The danger of invasion is by no means equal to that of peace. A man may escape a pistol, however near his head, but not a dose of poison.
Page 29 - With just enough of story and dialogue to give to it the interest of a novel, it is also one of the most charming books of travel that we have ever seen. It is like hearing the story of his summer travel from the lips of an intimate friend. — Christian Register (Boston), A. CHANCE ACQUAINTANCE. Illustrated.
Page 29 - acquaintance," and the exquisite delicacy with which he has treated the love into which it ripened. His observation is close and accurate; his knowledge of women is simply marvelous; he is an artist in his description of scenery. — Boston

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