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Page 152 - Union are virtually dissolved ; that the states which compose it are free from their moral obligations ; and that, as it will be the right of all, so it will be the duty of some, to prepare definitely for a separation — amicably if they can, violently if they must.
Page 209 - I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.
Page 112 - It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind.
Page 152 - You have no authority to throw the rights and liberties and property of this people into " hotch-pot " with the wild men on the Missouri, nor with the mixed, though more respectable, race of AngloHispano-Gallo-Americans who bask on the sands in the mouth of the Mississippi.
Page 375 - Bins de), — * Tableau historique et pittoresque de Paris, depuis les Gaulois jusqu'à nos jours, 3 vol.
Page 23 - In 1787 he was a delegate to the convention that framed the constitution of the United States, and...
Page 164 - Silence, ye wolves ! while Ralph to Cynthia howls And makes night hideous — Answer him, ye owls ! " Sense, speech, and measure, living tongues and dead, Let all give way, and Morris may be read.
Page 288 - Robinson is a fellow of the American association for the advancement of science, and a member of the American society of civil engineers, and of the American society of mechanical engineers.