The Works of Charles Sumner, Količina 9

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Lee and Shepard, 1874

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Stran 452 - And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God." Thus religion comes to confirm the pledge with sanctions of its own. That pledge is as enduring as the Republic.
Stran 381 - ' A house divided against itself cannot stand." I believe this Government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved, I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other.
Stran 247 - illegal, because it interfered with commerce between the States, precisely as is now done by New Jersey. In his opinion commerce was something more than traffic or the transportation of property. It was also " the commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations in all its branches"; and it embraced, by necessary inference, all inter-State
Stran 274 - beings of an inferior order, and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations, — and so far inferior, that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect, and that the negro might
Stran 394 - to draw them, from the sentiments which originated in, and were given to the world from, this Hall. I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence Now, my friends, can this country be saved upon that basis
Stran 282 - Free Inhabitants of each of these States (paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice excepted) shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several States." The delegates from South Carolina,
Stran 275 - Then I and you and all of us fell down, whilst bloody Slavery flourished over us." I quote his words fully, so that there can be no mistake. Here, then, is his expressed assertion, that at the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and the adoption of the National Constitution in 1789, in Europe as well as in our own country, colored men
Stran 180 - of the other part, that this treaty ' shall remain in force for ten years from the date at which it may come into operation, and further until the expiration of twelve months after either of the high contracting parties shall give notice to the other of its wish to terminate the
Stran 429 - And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity ; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible. I WILL MAKE A
Stran 331 - republican governments in those States where loyal governments have been vacated by the existing Rebellion, and thus, to the full extent of their power, fulfil the requirement of the Constitution, that "the United States shall guaranty to every State in this Union a republican form of government.

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