Early History of Vermont, Volume 4

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Roscoe Printing House, 1903 - Vermont
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Page 116 - be well to keep in view that excellent maxim contained in our bill of rights, that ' 'government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation, or community, and not for the particular emolument or advantage of any single man, family, or set of men, who are a
Page 147 - the venerable founders of our government were well aware of this great truth, and therefore declared in our constitution that "a competent number of schools ought to be maintained in each town for the convenient instruction of youth, and one or more grammar schools be incorporated and properly supported in each county in this State;
Page 116 - or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation, or community, and not for the particular emolument or advantage of any single man, family, or set of men, who are a
Page 297 - I want Sheridan put in command of all the troops in the field, with instructions to put himself South of the enemy, and follow him to the death. Wherever the enemy goes let our troops go also.
Page 438 - To the hero, when his sword Has won the battle for the free, Death's voice sounds like a prophet's word ; And
Page 9 - As to the Executive, when I shall see the efforts of that power bent on the promotion of the comfort, the happiness, and the accommodation of the people, that executive shall have my zealous and uniform support. But whenever I shall, on the part of the executive, see
Page 338 - in the annals of war. Your prowess has won for you even the respect and admiration of your enemies. During the past six months, although in most instances confronted by superior numbers, you have captured from the enemy in open battle, ill pieces
Page 272 - fought so well Came through the jaws of death. Back from the mouth ot hell. All that was left of them.
Page 9 - of which they know but little of; when I shall see the sacred name of religion employed as a State engine to make mankind hate and persecute each other, I shall not be their humble advocate.

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