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" I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. "
The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries - Page 14
1917
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The Congressional Globe, Part 2

United States. Congress - Law - 1857
...lawgivers of ' antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one l! single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787." This tribute to the crowning work of the old Congress of the Confederation...
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The Congressional Globe, Volume 26; Volume 34

United States. Congress - Law - 1857
...antiquity; we help lo perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law ot any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787." This tribute to the crowning work of the old Congress of the Confederation...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 52

Bible - 1895
...accustomed to praise the lawgivers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. We see its consequences at this moment, and we shall never cease to see...
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An Address Delivered In The First Parish, Beverly, October 2, 1867

Christopher T. Thayer - 1868
..." to praise the lawgivers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus : but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct., marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." Its prohibition of involuntary servitude, resting on original compact,...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 3

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1871
...Sir, to praise the lawgivers of Antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. That instrument was drawn by Nathan Dane, then and now a citizen of Massachusetts....
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ..., Issue 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1890
...OPINION OP DANIEL WEBSTER. Daniel Webster recognized the greatness of the Ordinance when he said:2 "I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." And again : " It set forth and declared it to be a high and binding duty...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the ...

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1886
...accustomed to praise the lawgivers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787. Circulars of Information of the Bureau of Education for the year 1878....
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Historical Sketches of the Higher Educational Institutions, and Also of ...

Ohio. State Centennial Educational Committee - Blind - 1876 - 587 pages
...means of education *hnll forever be encouraged." This ordinance, of which Mr. Webster said in 1830, " I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...of more distinct, marked, and lasting character," was passed July 13, 1787. On the 17th, Dr. Cutler returned from Philadelphia, where he had spent a...
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Montezuma's Dinner: A Review of Native Races of the Pacific States

Lewis Henry Morgan - 1876 - 44 pages
..." to praise the lawgivers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. We see its consequences at this moment, and we shall never cease to see...
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The North American Review, Volume 122

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1876
..." to praise the lawgivers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced eflects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. We see its consequences...
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