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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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Maryland's Influence Upon Land Cessions to the United States, Issues 1-12

Herbert Baxter Adams - Maryland - 1885 - 102 pages
...point of fact belongs to neither party, but to both. The side of Jefferson is best supported cient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." This Ordinance is an exhibition of national sovereignty on the grandest...
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The Indiana School Journal, Volume 31

Education - 1886
...desirable to even change. In the language of Webster, already quoted, this series of ankles will close : "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 Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent - History - 1886
..." 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 effects of more distmct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. We see its consequences at this moment,...
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Ohio ArchŠological and Historical Publications, Volume 2

Archaeology - 1900
...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." reach of any fickleness or change in popular sentiment unless by a revolution...
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Ohio ArchŠological and Historical Publications, Volume 4

Archaeology - 1900
...and foresight seem to have been especially granted to public men." "I doubt," said Daniel Webster, "whether one single law of any law-giver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." In sagacity, wisdom and foresight, it has never been surpassed. It has...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 36

Education - 1887
...accustomed to praise the law givers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law of any law-giver, ancient or modern, has produced effertsof more distinct marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. We see its consequences...
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Oration Delivered by George F. Hoar, of Massachusetts, April 7, 1888: At the ...

George Frisbie Hoar - Marietta (Ohio) - 1888 - 36 pages
...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." The founders of the Northwest and the frainers of the Ordinance meant...
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The Story of Ohio

Alexander Black - Ohio - 1888 - 326 pages
...accustomed to praise the law-givers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law of any law-giver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787." Strangely enough it was the South that made the passage of the act possible....
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Marietta Centennial Number ...: June 1888

Marietta (Ohio) - 1888 - 251 pages
...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." The founders of the Northwest and the framers of the Ordinance meant to...
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Footprints of the Pioneers in the Ohio Valley: A Centennial Sketch

William Henry Venable - Electronic book - 1888 - 128 pages
...accustomed to praise the law-givers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law of any law-giver, 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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