The American Commonwealth, Količina 2

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Macmillan and Company, 1889
 

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Stran 394 - The presence of foreigners ineligible to become citizens of the United States is declared to be dangerous to the well-being of the State, and the Legislature shall discourage their immigration by all the means within its power.
Stran 548 - To prohibit sectarian instruction, but to have taught in the University the immortality of the soul, the existence of an all-wise and benevolent Creator, and that obedience to His laws is the highest duty of man.
Stran 307 - O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
Stran 217 - England — of that great compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs, which is called public opinion...
Stran 323 - The life is more than meat and the body more than raiment.
Stran 225 - Towering over Presidents and State governors, over Congress and State legislatures, over conventions and the vast machinery of party, public opinion stands out, in the United States, as the great source of power, the master of servants who tremble before it.
Stran 561 - 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 681 - 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 104 - nint By gittin' you inside the Lighthouse Down to the eend o
Stran 220 - A fourth stage would be reached if the will of the majority of the citizens were to become ascertainable at all times, and without the need of its passing through a body of representatives, possibly even without the need of voting machinery at all.

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