Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis

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American Home Missionary Society, 1885 - 229 páginas
 

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Página 68 - Wherefore, my brethren, hear me, and hearken to the word of the Lord ; for there shall not any man among you have save it be one wife ; and concubines he shall have none ; for I, the Lord God, delighteth in the chastity of women.
Página 194 - So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
Página 154 - Your fate I believe to be certain, though it is deferred by a physical cause. As long as you have a boundless extent of fertile and unoccupied land...
Página 99 - ... one of the harshest which ever existed in the world ; but at the same time it is one of the most confined and least dangerous. Nevertheless the friends of democracy should keep their eyes anxiously fixed in this direction ; for if ever a permanent inequality of conditions and aristocracy again penetrate into the world, it may be predicted that this is the channel by which they will enter.
Página 13 - She will probably become what we are now, the head servant in the great household of the world, the employer of all employed; because her service will be the most and ablest.
Página 183 - THE EARTH is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.
Página 183 - Behold, all souls are Mine: as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is Mine : the soul that sinneth, it shall die.
Página 130 - To get into them you have to penetrate courts reeking with poisonous and malodorous gases arising from accumulations of sewage and refuse scattered in all directions and often flowing beneath your feet; courts, many of them which the sun never penetrates...
Página 166 - Of all the enviable things England has, I envy it most its people. Why should that petty Island, which, compared to America, is but like a stepping-stone in a brook, scarce enough of it above water to keep one's shoes dry...
Página 159 - The Anglo-Saxon is the representative of two great ideas, which are closely related. One of them is that of civil liberty. Nearly all of the civil liberty in the world is enjoyed by Anglo-Saxons : the English, the British colonists, and the people of the United States.

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