APPLETON'S CYCLOPAEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY

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Page 152 - I am compelled to declare it as my deliberate opinion that, if this bill passes, the bonds of this Union are virtually dissolved; that the Mates 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 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 287 - Considerations on the Measures carrying on with respect to the British Colonies in North America (1774).
Page 22 - Lincoln had been a member of the Convention that framed the Constitution of the United States...
Page 53 - Provided, That as an express and fundamental condition to, the acquisition of any territory from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the Executive of the moneys herein appropriated, neither Slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in any part of said territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted.
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 322 - Rose, before mentioned, an ingenious young man, of excellent character, much respected in the town, clerk of the Assembly, and a pretty poet. Keimer made verses too, but very indifferently. He could not be said to write them, for his manner was to compose them in the types directly out of his head. So there being no copy, but one pair of cases, and the Elegy likely to require all the letter...
Page 23 - In 1787 he was a delegate to the convention that framed the constitution of the United States, and...
Page 106 - A la suite de : Maison Rustique à l'usage des habitants de la France équinoxiale, connue sous le nom de Cayenne.
Page 286 - A Treatise of the Lawfulness of Hearing of the Ministers in the Church of England.

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