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Página 294 - I called the New World into existence, to redress the balance of the Old.
Página 465 - Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.
Página 288 - Our first and fundamental maxim should be, never to entangle ourselves in the broils of Europe. Our second, never to suffer Europe to intermeddle with cis-atlantic affairs.
Página 455 - The recent demonstration of public sentiment inscribes on the list of executive duties, in characters too legible to be overlooked, the task of reform, which will require particularly the correction of those abuses that have brought the patronage of the federal government into conflict with the freedom of elections...
Página 456 - Martin Van Buren, of New York, secretary of state ; Samuel D. Ingham, of Pennsylvania, secretary of the treasury ; John H.
Página 68 - This can be done without implicating the government. Let it be signified to me through any channel (say Mr. J. Rhea) that the possession of the Floridas would be desirable to the United States, and in sixty days it will be accomplished.
Página 288 - America, North and South, has a set of interests distinct from those of Europe, and peculiarly her own. She should therefore have a system of her own, separate and apart from that of Europe. While the last is laboring to become the domicile of despotism, our endeavor should surely be, to make our hemisphere that of freedom.
Página 471 - Executive in this respect it is my settled purpose to ask nothing that is not clearly right and to submit to nothing that is wrong...
Página 472 - Both the constitutionality and the expediency of the law creating this bank are well questioned by a large portion of our fellow-citizens, and it must be admitted by all that it has failed in the great end of establishing a uniform and sound currency.