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" The fact is so; and these people of the southern colonies are much more strongly, and with a higher and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such,... "
The works of ... Edmund Burke - Page 187
by Edmund Burke - 1834
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The South Vindicated: Being a Series of Letters Written by the American ...

James Williams - Campaign literature - 1862 - 444 pages
...all the ancient commonwealths. Such were our Gothic ancestors, and such in our day were the Poles. Such will be all masters of slaves who are not slaves...such a people the haughtiness of domination combines itself with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible.' The abolitionists of England,...
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Speeches of the Hon. Henry May, of Maryland: Delivered in the House of ...

Henry May - Maryland - 1863 - 45 pages
...liberty, than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such in our days were the Poles; and such...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible." Sir, the people of. the North are prpfoundly ignorant equally of the nature and characteristics of...
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The Second War of Independence in America

Eduard Maco Hudson - Slavery - 1868 - 178 pages
...all the ancient commonwealths, such were our Gothic ancestors, and such in our day were the Poles. Such will be all masters of slaves who are not slaves...such a people the haughtiness of domination combines itself with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible.' When we reflect that the...
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A Reply to the Review of Judge Advocate General Holt, of the Proceedings ...

Reverdy Johnson - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 1863 - 88 pages
...Northward. Such were all the ancient Commonwealths ; such were our gotbic ancestors; such, in our days, are the Poles; and such will be all masters of slaves who are not slaves themselves." One or two hundred years of tropical life and slave institutions have not ameliorated this combination...
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SPEECHES AND PAPERS RELATING TO THE REBELLION AND THE OVERTHROW OF SLAVERY.

GEORGE S. BOUTWELL. - 1867
...northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothic ancestors; such in our day were the Poles; and such will be all masters of slaves...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible." This description of slaveholders as a class is not strictly accurate; but we are dealing with men who...
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The Old Guard: A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Principles of 1776 ..., Volume 1

United States - 1863
...Northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such, in our Says, were the Poles; and such will be all masters of slaves...slaves themselves. In such a people, the haughtiness of dominion combines with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible/' It, Sir, will,...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1873 - 737 pages
...liberty, than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothic ancestors; such in our days were the Poles; and such...combines with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it, and reiiJirs it invincible. "Permit me, Sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...all the ancient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such, in our days, were the Poles;15 the world and with the mode of existence decreed to a per manent body composed (5.) Permit me, sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes fclui-uioo. , ,...
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Fears for Democracy Regarded from the American Point of View

Charles Ingersoll - Democracy - 1875 - 297 pages
...all the ancient commonwealths; such " were our Gothic ancestors; such in our days were " the Poles ; such will be all masters of slaves who " are not slaves...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible." The mind must be diseased, or greatly deceived, to make a general defence of slavery ; but to us it...
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FEARS FOR DEMOCRACY REGARDED FROM THE AMERICAN POINT OF VIEW.

CHARLES INGERSOLL - 1875
...all the ancient commonwealths ; such " were our Gothic ancestors; such in our days were " the Poles ; such will be all masters of slaves who " are not slaves...a people the " haughtiness of domination combines wnth the spirit " of freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible." The rnind must be diseased,...
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