Virginia: A History of the People

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1883 - 523 עמודים
 

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עמוד 411 - That religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence ; and, therefore, all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience ; and that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love and charity towards each other.
עמוד 410 - That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
עמוד 224 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
עמוד 531 - Thomas Jefferson. By John T. Morse, Jr. Daniel Webster. By Henry Cabot Lodge. Albert Gallatin. By John Austin Stevens. James Madison. By Sydney Howard Gay. John Adams. By John T. Morse, Jr. John Marshall.
עמוד 411 - That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic governments.
עמוד 354 - The supplicating tears of the women and moving petitions of the men melt me into such deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease.
עמוד 385 - Treason, treason!" echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered not for an instant, but, taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he added " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it...
עמוד 527 - Frothingham. J. Fenimore Cooper. By Prof. TR Lounsbury. Margaret Fuller Ossoli. By TW Higginson. Ralph Waldo Emerson. By Oliver Wendell Holmes. Edgar Allan Poe. By George E. Woodberry. Nathaniel Parker Willis. By HA Beers. (/» Preparation.) Nathaniel Hawthorne. By James Russell Lowell. William Cullen Bryant.
עמוד 426 - Gentlemen may cry: Peace, peace! — but there is no peace. The war is actually begun ! The next gale that sweeps from the North will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms!
עמוד 451 - For if I am obliged to storm, you may depend on such treatment as- is justly due to a murderer. Beware of destroying stores of any kind, or any papers or letters that are in your possession, or hurting one house in town — for, by Heavens! if you do, there shall be no mercy shown you. [Signed,] "GR CLARK.

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