The American Commonwealth: The national government ; The state governments

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Macmillan and Company, 1888
 

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Stran 308 - O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
Stran 218 - England — of that great compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs, which is called public opinion...
Stran 324 - Israel to rouse the people out of their self-complacency, to refresh their moral ideals, to remind them that the life is more than meat, and the body more than raiment, and that to whom much is given of them shall much also be required.
Stran 562 - So far from thinking their commonwealth godless, the Americans conceive that the religious character of a government consists in nothing but the religious belief of the individual citizens, and the conformity of their conduct to that belief.
Stran 612 - Nor public flame, nor private dares to shine; Nor human spark is left, nor glimpse divine Lo, thy dread empire, Chaos ! is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word : Thy hand, great Anarch, lets the curtain fall, And universal darkness buries all.
Stran 210 - States, p. 7. period the necessity for public education was understood by the most careful thinkers. Public opinion early became shaped toward the necessity for universal enlightenment. Wheeler says, "The source of all power in the United States...
Stran 682 - For the West is the most American part of America; that is to say, the part where those features which distinguish America from Europe come out in the strongest relief.
Stran 105 - nint By gittin' you inside the Lighthouse Down to the eend o
Stran 702 - Although transportation may also have then become cheaper, the price of food will rise; farms will be less easily obtained and will need more capital to work them with profit; the struggle for existence will become more severe. And while the outlet which the West now provides for the overflow of the great cities...
Stran 689 - It is the same everywhere, from the Mississippi to the Pacific. Men seem to live in the future rather than in the present : not that they fail to work while it is called to-day, but that they see the country, not merely as it is, but as it will be twenty, fifty, a hundred years hence, when the seedlings shall have grown to forest- trees.

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