The North American Review, Volume 24

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Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge
Vols. 227-230, no. 2 include: Stuff and nonsense, v. 5-6, no. 8, Jan. 1929-Aug. 1930.
 

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Page 172 - Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil.
Page 110 - American Ornithology or the Natural History of Birds Inhabiting the United States not given by Wilson, with Figures Drawn, Engraved, and Coloured from Nature by Charles Lucien Bonaparte, 4 volumes.
Page 252 - Reports of Cases argued and determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
Page 363 - The power and duty of the judiciary to disregard an unconstitutional act of Congress, or of any State Legislature, were declared in an argument approaching to the precision and certainty of a mathematical demonstration.
Page 46 - THE doctrine of the law then is this : that precedents and rules must be followed, unless flatly absurd or unjust : for though their reason be not obvious at first view, yet we owe such a deference to former times as not to suppose that they acted wholly without consideration.
Page 128 - I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly...
Page 353 - It was declared by the amendment, that the judicial power of the United States should not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States, by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state.
Page 171 - When, in the progress of society, land of the second degree of fertility is taken into cultivation, rent immediately commences on that of the first quality, and the amount of that rent will depend on the difference in the quality of these two portions of land.
Page 363 - To what purpose are powers limited, and to what purpose is that limitation committed to writing, if these limits may at any time be passed by those intended to be restrained ? The distinction between a government with limited and unlimited powers is abolished if those limits do not confine the persons on whom they are imposed, and if acts prohibited and acts allowed are of equal obligation.
Page 232 - I wheeled around the welcome bark, As it sought the desolate shore, And up to heaven, like a joyous lark, My quivering pinions bore. " And now that bold and hardy few Are a nation wide and strong ; And danger and doubt I have led them through, And they worship me in song ; And over their bright and glancing arms, On field, and lake, and sea, With an eye that fires, and a spell that charms, I guide them to victory.

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