The United States of America: 1830-1900

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1904 - 256 strani
 

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Stran 378 - THE MOORS IN SPAIN. Stanley Lane-Poole. THE NORMANS. Sarah Orne Jewett. PERSIA. SGW Benjamin. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. Geo. Rawlinson. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE. Prof. J. P. Mahaffy. ASSYRIA. ZA Ragozin. THE GOTHS. Henry Bradley. IRELAND. Hon. Emily Lawless. TURKEY. Stanley Lane-Poole. MEDIA, BABYLON, AND PERSIA. ZA Ragozin.
Stran 231 - ... to give up the charming hope ; but with greedier anxiety they rush about him, sustain him, and give him marches, triumphal entries, and receptions beyond what even in the days of his highest prosperity they could have brought about in his favor. On the contrary, nobody has ever expected me to be President. In my poor, lean, lank face, nobody has ever seen that any cabbages were sprouting out.
Stran 378 - GREECE. Prof. JAS. A. HARRISON. ROME. ARTHUR OILMAN. THE JEWS. Prof. JAMES K. HOSMER. CHALDEA. ZA RAGOZIN. GERMANY. S. BARING-GOULD. NORWAY. HJALMAR H. BOYESEN. SPAIN. Rev. EE and SUSAN HALE. HUNGARY. Prof. A. VAMBERY. CARTHAGE. Prof. ALFRED J. CHURCH. THE SARACENS. ARTHUR OILMAN. THE MOORS IN SPAIN. STANLEY LANE-POOLE. THE NORMANS. SARAH ORNE JEWETT. PERSIA. SGW BENJAMIN. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. GEO. RAWLINSON. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE.
Stran 378 - THE CRUSADES. TS Archer and CL Kingsford. VEDIC INDIA. ZA Ragozin. BOHEMIA. CE Maurice. CANADA. JG Bourinot. THE BALKAN STATES. William Miller. BRITISH RULE IN INDIA. R. W. Frazer. MODERN FRANCE. Andre Le Bon.
Stran 377 - ... episodes are presented for the reader in their philosophical relation to each other as well as to universal history. It is the plan of the writers of the different volumes to enter into the real life of the peoples, and to bring them before the reader as they actually lived, labored, and struggled — as they studied and wrote, and as they amused themselves. In carrying out this plan, the myths, with which the history of all lands begins, will not be overlooked, though these will be carefully...
Stran 380 - Other volumes in preparation are : MOLTKE. By Spencer Wilkinson. JUDAS MACCABEUS. By Israel Abrahams. SOBIESKI. By FA Pollard. ALFRED THE TRUTHTELLER. By Frederick Perry. FREDERICK II. By AL Smith. MARLBOROUGH. By CWC Oman. RICHARD THE LION-HEARTED By TA Archer. WILLIAM THE SILENT. By Ruth Putnam.
Stran 258 - Caroline, Caroline, child of the sun, There are battles with Fate that can never be won ! The star-flowering banner must never be furled, For its blossoms of light are the hope of the world ! Go, then, our rash sister ! afar and aloof, Run wild in the sunshine away from our roof; But when your heart aches and your feet have grown sore, Remember the pathway that leads to our door!
Stran 203 - ... piece in — in such a case we find it impossible not to believe that Stephen and Franklin and Roger and James all understood one another from the beginning, and all worked upon a common plan or draft drawn up before the first blow was struck. It should not be overlooked that, by the Nebraska bill, the people of a State as well as Territory were to be left "perfectly free," "subject only to the Constitution.
Stran 344 - ... races, differing from us in religion, customs, laws, methods of taxation and modes of thought, the administration of government and justice, according to AngloSaxon principles, may for a time be impossible; and the question at once arises whether large concessions ought not to be made for a time, that, ultimately, our own theories may be carried out, and the blessings of a free government under the Constitution extended to them. We decline to hold that there is anything in the Constitution to...

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