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State Rights: A Photograph From The Ruins Of Ancient Greece
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State Rights: A Photograph From the Ruins of Ancient Greece (Classic Reprint)
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Página 63 - The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and there is no new thing under the sun.
Página 33 - It was the nation that made the constitution, and not the constitution the nation." Already had the nation awoke to consciousness as " one people" in the Declaration of Independence; and this consciousness asserted itself majestically in that second declaration of sovereignty, " WE, THE PEOPLE of the United States, do ordain and establish this constitution for the United States of...
Página 77 - Better to have fought and failed, Than never to have fought at all, Such would be the unanimous decision of posterity looking at the truth from that distance which ever shows its unclouded face, and fair proportions. "We are not afraid for our Christian name in thus writing. "We are no advocates for war.
Página 96 - O, my soul ! come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united!
Página 18 - ... the right of each part in every other part, and in the whole. Instead of this we have an historical picture, the most painful, perhaps, that history ever presented. It was war unceasing, war everywhere—semper unique—in every division, and subdivision, of this unhappy land.