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Ben Hardin: His Times and Contemporaries, with Selections from His Speeches
Lucius P. Little
No preview available - 2015
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Page 286 - Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure: Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain!
Page 418 - Senate, appoint all officers, whose offices are established by this Constitution, or shall be established by law, and whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for...
Page 396 - The government of the United States has been emphatically termed a government of laws, and not of men. It will certainly cease to deserve this high appellation, if the laws furnish no remedy for the violation of a vested legal right.
Page 573 - And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the whole age of Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years. 29 And the time drew nigh that Israel must die: and he called his son Joseph, and said unto him, If now I have found grace in thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt: 30 But I will lie with my fathers, and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and bury me in their buryingplace. And he said, I will do as...
Page 405 - Affairs, and that there shall be a principal officer therein, to be called the Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs,1 who shall perform and execute such duties as shall from time to time be enjoined on or entrusted to him by the President of the United States...
Page 248 - My voice is still for war. Gods, can a Roman senate long debate Which of the two to choose, slavery or death! No, let us rise at once, gird on our swords, And, at the head of our remaining troops, Attack the foe, break through the thick array Of his thronged legions, and charge home upon him.
Page 117 - All impeachments shall be tried by the Senate ; when sitting for that purpose, the Senators shall be upon oath or affirmation ; no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present.
Page 543 - ... a speckled ax was best;" for something, that pretended to be reason, was every now and then suggesting to me that such extream nicety as I exacted of myself might be a kind of foppery in morals, which, if it were known, would make me ridiculous ; that a perfect character might be attended with the inconvenience of being envied and hated...
Page 341 - He shall have power to remit fines and forfeitures, grant reprieves and pardons, except in cases of impeachment. In case of treason, he shall have power to grant reprieves until the end of the next session of the General Assembly, in which the power of pardoning shall be vested.