An Essay on a Congress of Nations: For the Adjustment of International Dispute Without Resort to Arms. Containing the Substance of the Rejected Essays on that Subject. With Original Thoughts and a Copious Appendix
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An Essay on a Congress of Nations, for the Adjustment of International ...
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1840
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Էջ 111 - Lord's house shall be established in the top of the mountains and exalted above the hills and all nations shall flow unto it." (Micah iv.): 1 . " But in the last days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be established in the top of the mountains...
Էջ 112 - And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths; for the law shall go forth of Zion, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.
Էջ 112 - And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off ; and they shall beat their swords into plough-shares, and their spears into pruning-hooks : nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree ; and none shall make them afraid : for the mouth of the Lord of hosts hath spoken it.
Էջ 112 - And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths : for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem. And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people : and they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruninghooks : nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war...
Էջ 156 - LEGARE, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following REPORT : The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom was referred the memorial of...
Էջ 154 - We make daily great improvements in natural, there is one I wish to see in moral philosophy; the discovery of a plan, that would induce and oblige nations to settle their disputes without first cutting one another's throats.
Էջ 149 - Commonwealth be requested to transmit a copy of these resolves, with the accompanying report, to the President of the United States, and to the Executive of each of the States, to be communicated to their respective Legislatures, inviting their cooperation in the proposed object.
Էջ 567 - Union, will engage the deliberations of the Congress of Panama, whether we are represented there or not. Others, if we are represented, may be offered by our plenipotentiaries for consideration, having in view both these great results — our own interests and the improvement of the condition of man upon earth.
Էջ 587 - ... amicable discussion and arbitration ; and, finally, of settling all national controversies by an appeal to reason, as becomes rational creatures, and not by physical force, as is worthy only of brute beasts ; and that this shall be done by a congress of Christian nations, whose decrees shall be enforced by public opinion that rules the world...
Էջ 566 - Panama a congress, at which each of them should be represented, to deliberate upon objects important to the welfare of all. The Republics of Colombia, of Mexico, and of Central America have already deputed plenipotentiaries to such a meeting, and they have invited the United States to be also represented there by their ministers. The invitation...