Life of the Hon. Jeremiah Smith: LL. D., Member of Congress During Washington's Administration, Judge of the United States Circuit Court, Chief Justice of New Hampshire, Etc

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C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1845 - 516 páginas
 

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Página 13 - For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.
Página 346 - The idea of her life shall sweetly creep Into his study of imagination, And every lovely organ of her life Shall come apparelled in more precious habit, More moving, delicate, and full of life, Into the eye and prospect of his soul, Than when she lived indeed...
Página 247 - IT is essential to the preservation of the rights of every individual, his life, liberty, property and character, that there be an impartial interpretation of the laws, and administration of justice. It is the right of every citizen to be tried by judges as free, impartial and independent as the lot of humanity will admit.
Página 409 - I have, in obedience to the public summons, repaired to the present station, it would be peculiarly improper to omit, in this first official act, my fervent supplications to that Almighty Being, who rules over the universe, who presides in the councils of nations, and whose providential aids can supply every human defect...
Página 250 - No! the charges against me are all of one kind, that I have pushed the principles of general justice and benevolence too far; further than a cautious policy would warrant; and further than the opinions of many would go along with me. — In every accident which may happen through life, in pain, in sorrow, in depression, and distress — I will call to mind this accusation, and be comforted.
Página 393 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Página 87 - Camilluses1 on the constitutionality of the treaty ; so much answer to so little weight of objection is odds. He holds up the aegis against a wooden sword. Jove's eagle holds his bolts in his talons, and hurls them, not at the Titans, but at sparrows and mice.
Página 329 - ... repentance which reflection alone would have produced, and which I am glad to have so public an occasion of avowing. I offer him a gratuitous and cheerful atonement — cheerful, because it puts me to rights with myself, and because it is tendered not to ignorance and presumption, but to the highest worth in intellect and morals, enhanced by such eloquence as few may hope to equal — to an interesting stranger whom adversity has tried, and affliction struck severely to the heart — to an exile...
Página 509 - GOD of my life, look gently down, Behold the pains I feel ; But I am dumb before thy throne, Nor dare dispute thy will.
Página 88 - Such parade to check 1 By Hamilton. enthusaism! Oh stuff! Is it necessary to show zeal for the power of France, to evince regard for liberty ? You remark justly, "Reason is a slim underpinning for government.

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