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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 EARLY AMERICAN SPIRIT, AND THE GENESIS OF IT

RICHARD S. STORRS - 1875
...part of the world, those who ace free, are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. . * . The haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible." The education of the colonies, particularly the extent to which the study of the law was cultivated...
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Centennial Offering: Republication of the Principles and Acts of the ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1876 - 522 pages
...liberty than those of the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothic ancestors ; such in our days were the Poles ; and...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible. To impoverish the colonies in general, and in particular to arrest the noble course of their marine...
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The Cradle of the Confederacy: Or, The Times of Troup, Quitman, and Yancey ...

Joseph Hodgson - Confederate States of America - 1876 - 528 pages
...our days were the Poles ; and such " will be all masters of slaves, who are not slaves them" selves. In such a people the haughtiness of domination " combines...freedom, fortifies it, and " renders it invincible." Throughout the cotton belt, where, at the blast of a horn, the master could be surrounded by a regiment...
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THE CRADLE OF THE CONFEDERACY

JOSEPH HODGSON - 1876
...our days were the Poles ; and such " will be all masters of slaves, who are not slaves them" selves. In such a people the haughtiness of domination " combines with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it, arid " renders it invincible." Throughout the cotton belt, where, at the blast of a horn, the master...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - Orators - 1877 - 544 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...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible. 5. Permit me, sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes no mean part toward...
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The treasury of British eloquence, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1877
...liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothic re always to be found where a government is mild and...compassion, and preventing the weight of taxation from 5. Permit me, sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes no mean part toward...
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The United States as a Nation: Lectures on the Centennial of American ...

Joseph Parrish Thompson - United States - 1877 - 323 pages
...freedom. Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. . . . In such a case the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible." And this sagacious observer recognized the fact, and sought to have Parliament recognize it also, that,...
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The Carolina Medical Journal, Volumes 25-26

Medicine - 1890
...commonwealths, such were our Gothic ancestors, and such in our day, the Poles; and such will be all masters who are not slaves themselves. In such a people the...freedom, fortifies it and renders it invincible." Men of Southern birth and Southern rearing were the successful generals in the war of 1812, and the...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...the way I take is not the road to preferment. Bi'RKE: Speech on American Taxation, April 19, 1774. the highest pitch of perfection attainable in this life, there will be unliactabje spirit: I mean their education. In no country, perhaps, in the world is law so general...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 638 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 will be all masters of slaves, who are not 135 slaves themselves. In such a people, the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of...
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