Memoir of Governor Andrew: With Personal Reminiscences

Roberts brothers, 1880 - 298 頁
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第 218 頁 - A servant with this clause Makes drudgerie divine: Who sweeps a room as for thy laws, Makes that and th' action fine. This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold : For that which God doth touch and own Cannot for lesse be told.
第 140 頁 - This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall : Lord of himself, though not of lands, And, having nothing, yet hath all.
第 217 頁 - All may of Thee partake : Nothing can be so mean, Which with this tincture "for Thy sake " Will not grow bright and clean. A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine : Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and the action fine.
第 164 頁 - For she is the brightness of the everlasting light, the unspotted mirror of the power of God, and the image of His goodness.
第 272 頁 - That elections of members to serve as representatives of the people, in assembly, ought to be free ; and that all men, having sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, and attachment to, the community, have the right of suffrage, and cannot be taxed or deprived of their property for public uses, without their own consent, or that of their representatives so elected, nor bound by any law to which they have not, in like manner, assented, for the public good.
第 13 頁 - Her voice was ever soft, Gentle, and low, — an excellent thing in woman.
第 83 頁 - Crimean war ; in 1856, argued the petition for a writ of habeas corpus to test the legality of the imprisonment of the free State officers of Kansas...
第 270 頁 - Certainly the Government of the United States is a limited government, and so is every State government a limited government. With us this idea of limitation spreads through every form of administration, general, State, and municipal, and rests on the great distinguishing principle of the recognition of the rights of man. The ancient republics absorbed the individual in the State, prescribed his religion, and controlled his activity. The American system rests on the assertion of the equal right of...
第 42 頁 - The apportionment to each State was, in quantity, equal to 30,000 acres of land for each Senator and Representative in Congress, to which the States were respectively entitled by the apportionment under the census of 1860. The...
第 240 頁 - But, perhaps, before descending for the last time from this venerable seat, I may be indulged in some allusion to the broad field of thought and statesmanship, to which the war itself has conducted us. As I leave the Temple where, humbled by my unworthiness, I have stood so long, like a priest of Israel sprinkling the blood of the holy sacrifice on the altar — I would fain contemplate the solemn and manly duties which remain to us who survive the slain, in honor of their memory and in obedience...