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The Davis Memorial Volume: Or Our Dead President, Jefferson Davis, and the ...
J. William Jones
Ingen förhandsgranskning - 2015
A. P. Hill affection appropriate arms army Association battle body called Captain cause character charge chief Church citizens closed Colonel command Confederacy Confederate Congress constitution Davis's dead death December devotion duty eloquent expression fathers Federal feel field flag force formed friends funeral give Governor Hall hand head heart held honor hope hour interest Jefferson Davis John Judge leader letter lived look Louisiana Major marched meeting memory military Miss Mississippi mourning never North Northern occasion officers Orleans passed patriot peace present President principles received regiment remains represented resolutions respect rest Richmond Secretary Senate sent soldier sorrow South Southern speech spirit stand sympathy tion tribute true Union United veterans Virginia Washington
Sida 237 - Virginia declare and make known that the powers granted under the Constitution being derived from the People of the United States may be resumed by them whensoever the same shall be perverted to their injury or oppression...
Sida 268 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.
Sida 216 - ... this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress.
Sida 252 - If we commence a system of exchange, which liberates all prisoners taken, we will have to fight on until the whole South is exterminated. If we hold those caught, they amount to no more than dead men. At this particular time to release all rebel prisoners North would insure Sherman's defeat, and would compromise our safety here.
Sida 194 - The use of force against a state would look more like a declaration of war than an infliction of punishment, and would probably be considered by the party attacked as a dissolution of all previous compacts by which it might be bound.
Sida 502 - And that which should accompany old age, As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud, but deep, mouth-honor, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Sida 659 - Lives of great men all remind us We may make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time ; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, may take heart again.
Sida 188 - THE CONSTITUTION OF THE COUNTRY, THE UNION OF THE STATES, AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAWS...