Recent Speeches and Addresses [1851-1855]

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Ticknor and Fields, 1856 - 562 strani
 

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Stran 391 - And he (Noah) said, cursed be Canaan : a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren. And he said, Blessed be the Lord God of Shem ; and Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem, and Canaan shall be his servant.
Stran 393 - and, thinking of these things, I am ready to say with Shakespeare, " In religion, What damned error, but some sober brow Will bless it and approve it with a text ? " In the support of Slavery, it is the habit to pervert texts and to invent authority. Even St. Paul is vouched for a wrong which
Stran 261 - You have done that you should be sorry for. There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats ; For I am arm'd so strong in honesty, That they pass by me, as the idle wind, Which I respect not. Cas. A friend should bear his friend's infirmities, But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.
Stran 344 - soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty; and he stands redeemed, regenerated and disenthralled by the irresistible genius of Universal Emancipation." It was this triumph which lifted Brougham, in our own day, to one of those vivid utterances
Stran 281 - You have done that you should be sorry for. There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats ; For I am arm'd so strong in honesty, That they pass by me, as the idle wind, Which I respect not. Cas. A friend should bear his friend's infirmities, But Brutus makes mine greater than they are. Bru. I do not, TILL YOU PRACTISE THEM ON
Stran 261 - make your bondmen tremble. Must I budge ? Must I observe you ? Must I stand and crouch Under your testy humor ? Cas. Do not presume too much upon my love, I may do that I shall be sorry for.
Stran 188 - Slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall be, and is hereby, forever prohibited." " It is worthy of remark that at this stage the proposition of Mr. Dixon, and also that of Mr. Sumner, were equally condemned by the
Stran 301 - officer, who takes an oath to support the Constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." Yes, sir, AS HE UNDERSTANDS IT, and not as it is understood
Stran 92 - of the United States and of the amendments thereto, they constituted a General Government for special purposes, delegated to that Government certain definite powers, reserving each State to itself, the residuary mass of right to their own self-government, and that
Stran 92 - These principles were distinctly declared by Mr. Jefferson, in 1798, in words often adopted since ; and which must find acceptance from all parties: " That the several States composing the United States of America are not united upon the principle of unlimited submission to the General Government; but that by compact, under the style and title of the Constitution of the United States

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