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Էջ 454 - American army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States, as have become or shall become members of the confederation or federal alliance of the said states, Virginia inclusive, according to their usual respective proportions in the general charge and expenditure, and shall be faithfully and bona fide disposed of for that purpose, and for no other use or purpose whatsoever.
Էջ 55 - Six days shalt thou labour, and do all that thou hast to do; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shalt do no manner of work ; thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and the stranger that is within thy gates.
Էջ 167 - Farewell the tranquil mind ! farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue ! O, farewell! Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner; and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war ! And O you mortal engines, whose rude throats The .immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell ! Othello's occupation's gone ! logo.
Էջ 275 - Obscure that by the downfall of liberty here, and all mankind are enshrouded in a pall of universal darkness. To you, Mr. Chairman, belongs the high privilege of transmitting, unimpaired, to posterity, the fair character and liberty of our country. Do you expect to execute this high trust, by trampling or suffering to be trampled down, law, justice, the constitution, and the rights of the people^ by exhibiting examples of inhumanity, and cruelty, and ambition...
Էջ 154 - Yes, I have ambition ; but it is the ambition of being the humble instrument, in the hands of Providence, to reconcile a divided people ; once more to revive concord and harmony in a distracted land ; the pleasing ambition of contemplating the glorious spectacle of a free, united, prosperous, and fraternal people ! 19.
Էջ 180 - An honorable peace is attainable only by an efficient war. My plan would b,e to call out the ample resources of the country, give them a judicious direction, prosecute the war with the utmost vigor, strike wherever we can reach the enemy, at sea or on land, and negotiate the terms of a peace at Quebec or at Halifax.
Էջ 350 - President of the United States of America, to all who shall see these Presents, Greeting: KNOW YE, That reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity...
Էջ 219 - Within this vast region we behold the most sublime and interesting objects of creation ; the loftiest mountains, the most majestic rivers in the world ; the richest mines of the precious metals, and the choicest productions of the earth. We behold there a spectacle still more interesting and sublime — the glorious spectacle of eighteen millions of people, struggling to burst their chains and to be free.
Էջ 429 - ... grow up in the midst of that population, to have all his fortunes cast with them, to rise in their esteem and confidence, and at an early period to represent them in the capitol of the republic. Still more fortunately, he was disposed to cherish and cultivate those enlarged and liberal views, which, loving a part, embraced the whole with the same affection, and while he evinced a care for the west, he was not less careful for the east, and the north, and the south. Fortunately yet further, in...