Recollections of Mexico

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Wiley and Putnam, 1846 - 304 strani
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Stran 243 - Those who injured her during the period of her disguise were forever excluded from participation in the blessings which she bestowed. But to those who, in spite of her loathsome aspect, pitied and protected her, she afterwards revealed herself in the beautiful and celestial form which was natural to her, accompanied their steps, granted all their wishes, filled their houses with wealth, made them happy in love and victorious in war.
Stran 243 - ... victorious in war. Such a spirit is Liberty. At times she takes the form of a hateful reptile. She grovels, she hisses, she stings. But woe to those who in disgust shall venture to crush her! And happy are those who, having dared to receive her in her degraded and frightful shape, shall at length be rewarded by her in the time of her beauty and her glory ! There is only one cure for the evils which newly acquired freedom produces; and that cure is freedom.
Stran 243 - Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to vise their freedom.
Stran 293 - From the time of the battle of San Jacinto, in April, 1S36, to the present moment, Texas has exhibited the same external signs of national independence as Mexico herself, and with quite as much stability of Government. Practically free and independent, acknowledged as a political sovereignty by the principal Powers...
Stran 296 - ... but also from one place belonging to an enemy to another place belonging to an enemy, whether they be under the jurisdiction of the one power or under several.
Stran 92 - It blesseth him that gives and him that takes. 'Tis mightiest in the mightiest ; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown...
Stran 298 - As to advances, loans, or donations of money or goods, made by individuals to the government of Texas, or its citizens, Mr. de Bocanegra hardly needs to be informed, that there is nothing unlawful in this, so long as Texas is at peace with the United States, and that these are things which no government undertakes to restrain.
Stran 293 - Bocanegra the secretary of foreign affairs of Mexico] complaining that for that whole period citizens of the United States or its Government have been favoring the rebels of Texas and supplying them with vessels, ammunition, and money, as if the war for the reduction of the Province of Texas had been constantly prosecuted by Mexico, and her success prevented by these influences from abroad.
Stran 243 - In the same manner, the final and permanent fruits of liberty are wisdom, moderation, and mercy. Its immediate effects are often atrocious crimes, conflicting errors, scepticism on points the most clear, dogmatism on points the most mysterious.
Stran 290 - No vessel of either of the two nations shall be detained on the high seas on account of having on board articles of contraband, whenever the master, captain, or supercargo of said...

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