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Page 13 - These wards, called townships in New England, are the vital principle of their governments, and have proved themselves the wisest invention ever devised by the wit of man for the perfect exercise of self-government, and for its preservation.
Page 402 - Who to his plighted vows and trust has ever firmly stood ; And though he promise to his loss, he makes his promise good.
Page 636 - REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE ON THE PRIvILEGES AND RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
Page 192 - The judiciary of the United States is the subtle corps of sappers and miners, constantly working underground to undermine the foundations of our confederated fabric.
Page 316 - Great Britain is the nation which can do us the most harm of any one, or all, on earth; and with her on our side we need not fear the whole world.
Page 196 - This institution will be based on the illimitable freedom of the human mind. For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate error so long as reason is left free to combat it.
Page 263 - I look to the diffusion of light and education, as the resource most to be relied on for ameliorating the condition, promoting the virtue, and advancing the happiness, of man.
Page 26 - Two urns by Jove's high throne have ever stood, The source of evil one, and one of good ; From thence the cup of mortal man he fills, Blessings to these, to those distributes ills ; To most, he mingles both : the wretch decreed To taste the bad, unmix'd, is curst indeed ; Pursued by wrongs, by meagre famine driven, He wanders, outcast both of Earth and Heaven.
Page 192 - Having found, from experience, that impeachment is an impracticable thing, a mere scare-crow, they consider themselves secure for life ; they sculk from responsibility to public opinion, the only remaining hold on them, under a practice first introduced into England by Lord Mansfield. An opinion is huddled up in conclave, perhaps by a majority of one, delivered as if unanimous, and with the silent acquiescence of lazy or timid associates, by a crafty chief judge, who sophisticates the law to his...