Biographical Sketches: With Other Literary Remains of the Late John W. Campbell

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Scott & Gallagher, 1838 - Judges - 279 pages
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Page 215 - Panama except in a diplomatic character, nor ought they to form any alliance, offensive or defensive, or negotiate respecting such an alliance, with all or any of the South American republics ; nor ought they to become parties with them, or either of them, to any joint declaration for the purpose of preventing the interference of any of the European powers with their independence or form of government, or to any compact for the purpose of preventing colonization upon the...
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Page 138 - Who steals my purse steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing ; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he who filches from me my good name, Robs me of that, which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed.
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Page 148 - Indians in their wars with the whites and conformed to their usages. This was the education he had received, and those who were the foes of his red brethren were his foes. Although trained in all his pursuits as an Indian, it is said to be a fact, susceptible of proof, that through his importunities, many prisoners were saved from death. His influence was great, and when he chose to l> merciful, it was generally in his power to protect the imploring captive.

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