The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Band 2

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Derby & Jackson, 1858 - 674 Seiten
 

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Seite 539 - then declares, that no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship or minister whatever, and that all men shall be free to profess, and by argument to maintain their opinions, in matters of religion, without diminishing their civil capacities.
Seite 601 - religious intolerance under which mankind so long bled and suffered, we have yet gained little if we countenance a political intolerance as despotic, as wicked, and capable of as bitter and bloody persecutions. During the throes and convulsions of the ancient world, during the agonizing spasms of infuriated man, seeking through
Seite 366 - knowingly and willingly assist or aid in writing, printing, uttering or publishing any false, scandalous, and malicious writing or writings against the Government of the United States, or either House of the Congress of the United State*, or the President of the United States, with
Seite 363 - accompanies this message, to consent to no loans; and therefore the negotiation may be considered as closed. I will never send another minister to France without assurances that he will be received, respected, and honored, as the representative of a great, free, powerful, and independent nation.
Seite 602 - which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and
Seite 526 - In forms and visages of duty. Keep yet their hearts attending on themselves; And, throwing hut shows of service on their lords, Do well thrive by them, and, when they have lined their coats. Do themselves homage : these fellows have some soul; And such a one do
Seite 601 - Let us, then, fellow-citizens, unite with one heart and one mind. Let us restore to social intercourse that harmony and affection without which liberty and even life itself arc but dreary things. And let us reflect that having banished from our land
Seite 601 - this Government, the world's best hope, may by possibility want energy to preserve itself? I trust not. I believe this, on the contrary, the strongest Government on earth. I believe it the only one where every man, at the
Seite 660 - as a stronghold. There the remains of Federalism are to be preserved and fed from the Treasury, and from that battery all the works of republicanism are to be beaten down and erased. By a fraudulent use of the Constitution, which has made judges irremovable, they have multiplied useless judges merely to strengthen their phalanx.
Seite 437 - directly or indirectly, commence or carry on, any verbal or written correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government, or any officer or agent thereof, with an intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government, or any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or

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