Richard Henry Dana: A Biography

Houghton, Mifflin, 1890

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Página 209 - ... having the testimony of a good conscience; in the communion of the catholic Church ; in the confidence of a certain faith ; in the comfort of a reasonable, religious, and holy hope ; in favour with thee our God, and in perfect charity with the world.
Página 219 - ... discountenance all efforts to continue or renew such agitation, whenever, wherever, or however the attempt may be made; and we will maintain this system as essential to the nationality of the Whig party and the integrity of the Union.
Página 206 - ... the fowls of the air, the beasts of the field, and the fish of the sea.
Página 111 - I am one, my liege, Whom the vile blows and buffets of the world Have so incensed that I am reckless what I do to spite the world.
Página 295 - But when the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit on the throne of his glory...
Página 218 - Congress, the act known as the Fugitive Slave law included, are received and acquiesced in by the Whig party of the United States as a settlement in principle and substance of the dangerous and exciting questions which they embrace...
Página 295 - And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it unto one of these my brethren, even these least, ye did it unto me.
Página 48 - ... we are convinced that it would be impossible to carry them to the United States, and that the safety of the public property, the lives of ourselves, and of those committed to our charge, require that (giving them sufficient time to prepare) they should be put to death, in a manner best calculated as an example to make a beneficial impression upon the disaffected.
Página 368 - We therefore commit his body to the deep," the grating was tilted and our poor shipmate took the final plunge. It sent a thrill through me that I feel the tingle of even now as I write. And I also remember thinking to myself, "How glad I am that I left the mill and came to sea! When would that squalid existence have provided an incident calling...
Página 44 - A pillar of state; deep on his front engraven Deliberation sat and public care; And princely counsel in his face yet shone, Majestic though in ruin: sage he stood, With Atlantean shoulders fit to bear The weight of mightiest monarchies; his look Drew audience and attention still as night Or summer's noontide air...

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