Arbitrary Arrests in the South; Or, Scenes from the Experience of an Alabama Unionist

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J. Bradburn, 1863 - 245 páginas
 

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Página 181 - Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field; and say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the Lord ; thus saith the Lord God ; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree : the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
Página 230 - ... of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of those States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance thereof and to preserve the Union, with all the dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired; that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease.
Página 240 - There can be no greater error than to expect or calculate upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.
Página 240 - In offering to you, my countrymen, these counsels of an old and affectionate friend, I dare not hope they will make the strong and lasting impression I could wish — that they will control the usual current of the passions, or prevent our nation from running the course which has hitherto marked the destiny of nations : But if I may even flatter myself that they may be productive of some partial benefit, some occasional good ; that they may now and then recur to moderate the fury of party spirit,...
Página 181 - I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon an high mountain and eminent: in the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell.
Página 136 - That in all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to be heard by himself and counsel...
Página 136 - ... a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county or district in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
Página 135 - The people shall be secure in their persons, houses, papers and possessions from all unreasonable searches and seizures ; and no warrant to search any place, or seize any person or thing, shall issue without a special designation of the place to be searched, and the person or thing to be seized, nor without probable cause — supported by oath or affirmation.
Página 166 - At even, which I bred up with tender hand From the first opening bud, and gave ye names, Who now shall rear ye to the sun, or rank Your tribes, and water from the...
Página 121 - Things vulgar and, well weighed, scarce worth the praise ? They praise, and they admire they know not what, And know not whom, but as one leads the other ; And what delight to be by such extolled, To live upon their tongues and be their talk, Of whom to be dispraised were no small praise, His lot who dares be singularly good ? The intelligent among them and the wise Are few, and glory scarce of few is raised.

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