Democratic Review, Volume 31

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H. G. Langley, 1852
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Page 183 - FORASMUCH as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word...
Page 9 - ... usurped the Government. His merit was so extraordinary, that our judgments, our passions, might be blinded by it. He made his way to empire by the most illustrious actions; he had under his command an army that had made him a conqueror, and a people that had made him their general.
Page 474 - twere not in joy to charm me, Were that joy unmixed with Thee. 5 Take, my soul, thy full salvation ; Rise o'er sin, and fear, and care ; Joy to find, in every station, Something still to do or bear. Think what Spirit dwells within thee...
Page 140 - Sit, worthy friends : — my lord is often thus, And hath been from his youth : pray you, keep seat ; The fit is momentary ; upon a...
Page 354 - While the different nations of Europe respected the rights of the natives, as occupants, they asserted the ultimate dominion to be in themselves; and claimed and exercised, as a consequence of this ultimate dominion, a power to grant the soil, while yet in possession of the natives. These grants have been understood by all, to convey a title to the grantees, subject only to the Indian right of occupancy.
Page 141 - I must let you know that I will not allow any of my servants to be questioned among you, much less such as are of eminent place and near to me.
Page 276 - Temple speaks, a sort of people in a condition of downright servitude, used and employed in the most servile works, and belonging, both they, their children, and effects, to the lord of the soil, like the rest of the cattle or stock upon it.
Page 132 - ... heretofore competent, or that may be competent to us, and our heirs and successors, renouncing the same simpliciter jure lite et causa cum pacto de non petendo, and with supplement of all defects, as well not named as named, which we will to be held, as expressed in this our present charter.
Page 276 - ... state, might give some sparks of enfranchisement to such •wretched persons as fell to their share, by admitting them, as well as others, to the oath of fealty ; which conferred a right of protection, and raised the tenant to a kind of estate superior to downright slavery, but inferior to every other condition.
Page 517 - ... fabrics of the faubourgs and the vicinity, who felt not a particle of interest either in the government or the country, who lived to-day on the earnings of yesterday, and whose only hope for the morrow rested on the earnings of today. To such a class, any change which might come must be for the better, as it could not possibly be for the worse. They are the bane of every government ; to them the restraint of any regular authority, however free, is insupportable ; and their every effort is aimed...

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