America, Its Realities and Resources: Comprising Important Details Connected with the Present Social, Political, Agricultural, Commercial, and Financial State of the Country, Its Laws and Customs, Together with a Review of the Policy of the United States that Led to the War of 1812, and Peace of 1814--the "right of Search," the Texas and Oregon Questions, Etc. Etc, Volume 1
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Page 155 - ... upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime or offense had there been committed...
Page 361 - The mobs of great cities add just so much to the support of pure government, as sores do to the strength of the human body. It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.
Page 95 - That no free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people, but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue, and by frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.
Page 155 - It is agreed that the United States and Her Britannic Majesty shall, upon mutual requisitions by them, or their Ministers, officers, or authorities, respectively made, deliver up to justice all persons who, being charged with the crime of murder...
Page 74 - Eureka, who shall hold office for the term of four years from the date of his appointment, or until his successor is appointed.
Page 361 - While we have land to labor then, let us never wish to see our citizens occupied at a work-bench, or twirling a distaff. Carpenters, masons, smiths, are wanting in husbandry; but, for the general operations of manufacture, let our workshops remain in Europe.
Page 361 - ... the proportion which the aggregate of the other classes of citizens bears in any State to that of its husbandmen, is the proportion of its unsound to its healthy parts, and is a good enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption.
Page 282 - ... offered such indignities to her person as to render her condition intolerable, and life burdensome, and thereby force her to withdraw from his house and family...