Debow's Review: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress and Resources, 第 21 卷

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第 23 頁 - Britain hereby declare that neither the one nor the other will ever obtain or maintain for itself any exclusive control over the said ship-canal ; agreeing that neither will ever erect or maintain any fortifications commanding the same, or in the vicinity thereof, or occupy, or fortify, or colonize, or assume or exercise any dominion over Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Mosquito Coast, or any part of Central America...
第 604 頁 - No matter in what language his doom may have been pronounced ; no matter what complexion incompatible with freedom, an Indian or an African sun may have burnt upon him; no matter in what disastrous battle his liberty may have been cloven down; no matter with •what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty; his body swells beyond...
第 317 頁 - the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.
第 604 頁 - British soil — which proclaims, even to the stranger and the sojourner, the moment he sets his foot upon British earth, that the ground on which he treads is holy, and consecrated by the genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION.
第 227 頁 - But can this be done? Yes, easily; not by the weaker party, for it can of itself do nothing— not even protect itself— but by the stronger. The North has only to will it to accomplish...
第 227 頁 - Having now shown what cannot save the Union, I return to the question with which I commenced, How can the Union be saved? There is but one way by which it can with any certainty; and that is, by a full and final settlement, on the principles of justice, of all the questions at issue between the two sections.
第 222 頁 - There is a question of vital importance to the southern section, in reference to which the views and feelings of the two sections are as opposite and hostile as they can possibly be. I refer to the relation between the two races in the southern section, which constitutes a vital portion of her social organization.
第 275 頁 - Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, and laid them down at the apostles...
第 221 頁 - South, if she should succeed in monopolizing the newly acquired territories, about threefourths of the whole, leaving to the South but about onefourth. Such is the first and great cause that has destroyed the equilibrium between the two sections in the Government. The next is the system of revenue and disbursements SPEECHES. 549 which has been adopted by the Government.
第 223 頁 - Congress was bound to receive petitions on every subject, however objectionable they might be, and whether they had or had not jurisdiction over the subject. These views prevailed in the House of Representatives, and partially in the Senate; and thus the party succeeded in their first movements, in gaining what they proposed — a position in Congress, from which agitation could be extended over the whole Union. This was the commencement of the agitation, which has ever since continued, and which,...

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