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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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Papers of the American Historical Association, Volume 5

American Historical Association - History - 1891
...happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged," Webster said : " I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...of more distinct, marked, and lasting character." Next in educational importance to the ordinance of 1787 comes the Congressional grant of 1862 providing...
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The History of Higher Education in Ohio

George Wells Knight, John Rogers Commons - Education - 1891 - 258 pages
...means of education shall forever be encouraged.' It is of this ordinance that Daniel Webster says, ' I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...of more distinct, marked, and lasting character.' " While it is not necessary here to say much upon the history of the Ohio Company's purchase, it is...
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Historical Collections of Ohio: An Encyclopedia of the State ; History Both ...

Henry Howe - Ohio - 1891
...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 lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787. We see itę consequences at this moment, and we shall never cease to see...
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Historical Collections of Ohio: An Encyclopedia of the State ; History Both ...

Henry Howe - Ohio - 1891
...law-givers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt ichether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern,...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 Chautauquan: A Weekly Newsmagazine. [Official Publication of Chautauqua ...

1892
...remarkable piece of legislation, one of the most remarkable in American annals, of which Webster said, " I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character. ' ' It is noticeable in this connection, however, that when this important ordinance was passed Congress...
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A History of Education in Indiana

Richard Gause Boone - Education - 1892 - 454 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.' " " Never, probably, in the history of the world," said Chief Justice...
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History of the City of Columbus, Capital of Ohio, Volume 1

Alfred Emory Lee - Columbus (Ohio) - 1892
...to praise the lawgivers of an 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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Annual Report of the Trustees of Public Reservations, Volumes 1-9

Historic sites - 1892
...forever, — if this be not greatness, then there is no greatness among the living or the dead. 38 39 of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. " It fixed forever the character of the population in the vast regions...
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The Archaeologist: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Devoted to ..., Volumes 1-3

America - 1893
...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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Proceedings of the ... Convocation, Volume 29

University of the State of New York - Education - 1893
...ordinance of 1787, of which Daniel Webster said: "I doubt whether one single law of any law giver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character," it was declared that " religion, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the...
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