Prize Essays on a Congress of Nations: For the Adjustment of International Disputes, and for the Promotion of Universal Peace Without Resort to Arms. Together with a Sixth Essay, Comprising the Substance of the Rejected Essays

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Էջ 621 - 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 21 - For time at last sets all things even — And if we do but watch the hour, There never yet was human power Which could evade, if unforgiven, The patient search and vigil long Of him who treasures up a wrong.
Էջ 86 - Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation ? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground ? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice?
Էջ 621 - 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 622 - 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 693 - 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 622 - 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 648 - To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General Court assembled.
Էջ 666 - LEGARE, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following REPORT : The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom was referred the memorial of...
Էջ 357 - And if we cannot yet flatter ourselves that this may be accomplished as advances towards it, the establishment of the principle that the friendly flag shall cover the cargo, the curtailment of contraband of war, and the proscription of fictitious paper blockades — engagements which we may reasonably hope will not prove impracticable — will, if successfully inculcated, redound proportionally to our honor, and drain the fountain of many a future sanguinary war.

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