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
C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1845 - 516 páginas
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Página 344 - The idea of her life shall sweetly creep Into his study of imagination...
Página 245 - 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 327 - ... 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...
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 248 - 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 85 - 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 86 - 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.
Página 85 - TO JEREMIAH SMITH. \ Dedham, January 18, 1796. MY DEAR FRIEND, — You have deserved well of the country for writing so punctually and so fully, so wittily and so wisely. I am glad you abstain from scandal, because you know I hate it, yet abuse Mr. Thatcher, if you please, for his not writing to me, and I shall esteem the favor in proportion to your known repugnance to the task. I think spiritedly, and almost resolve to go on to Philadelphia. Should this snow last, I am half resolved to jingle my...