Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902 - United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Point to point navigation: a memoir, 1964 to 2006

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The title of this sequel to prolific author Vidal's 1995 memoir,Palimpsest , refers to navigating not with a compass but by memory of landmarks. Here, the demise of those near and dear to him is often ... Read full review

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Page 283 - Wide open and unguarded stand our gates, And through them presses a wild motley throng — Men from the Volga and the Tartar steppes, Featureless figures of the Hoang-Ho, Malayan, Scythian, Teuton, Kelt, and Slav, Flying the Old World's poverty and scorn ; These bringing with them unknown gods and rites, Those, tiger passions, here to stretch their claws. In street and alley what strange tongues are these, Accents of menace alien to our air, Voices that once the Tower of Babel knew ! O Liberty, white...
Page 80 - Philippine' Islands into citizenship of the United States, nor is it intended to permanently annex said islands as an integral part of the territory of the United States ; but it is the intention of the United States to establish on said islands a government suitable to the wants and conditions of the inhabitants of said islands...
Page 38 - The United States of America and the Emperor of China cordially recognize the inherent and inalienable right of man to change his home and allegiance, and also the mutual advantage of the free migration and emigration of their citizens and subjects respectively from the one country to the other for purposes of curiosity, of trade, or as permanent residents.
Page 79 - There shall be no further immigration of Chinese into the Hawaiian Islands, except upon such conditions as are now or may hereafter be allowed by the laws of the United States; and no Chinese, by reason of anything herein contained, shall be allowed to enter the United States from the Hawaiian Islands.
Page 171 - States, and may be arrested by any United States customs official, collector of internal revenue or his deputies, United States marshal or his deputies, and taken before a United States judge...
Page 174 - Act [before mentioned,] every Chinese person, other than a laborer, who may be entitled by said Treaty [and] or this Act to come within the United States, and who shall be about to come to the United States shall obtain the permission of and be identified as so entitled...
Page 204 - That in every case where an alien is excluded from admission into the United States, under any law or...
Page 75 - Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne, — Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
Page 151 - States," approved May fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, as amended by an Act approved November third, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, entitled "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act to prohibit the coming of Chinese persons into the United States...
Page 38 - Citizens of the United States visiting or residing in China shall enjoy the same privileges, immunities, or exemptions in respect to travel or residence as may there be enjoyed by the citizens or subjects of the most favored nation. And, reciprocally, Chinese subjects visiting or residing in the United States, shall enjoy the same privileges, immunities, and exemptions in respect to travel or residence, as may there be enjoyed by the citizens or subjects of the most favored nation.

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