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The Independent Volume 72 (Paperback) Loot Price: R862
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The Independent Volume 72 (Paperback): Anonymous

The Independent Volume 72 (Paperback)


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...majority unite to override it, God stands behind it, the eternal law that rules the world maintains it. and if we attempt to make the administration and award of justice dependent upon the will of a majority we shall fail. We shall fail at the cost of humiliation and ignominy to ourselves. Shall we envy the men who see nothing to admire in John Adams defending the British soldiers against the protests of his neighbors and friends and countrymen after the Boston massacre? Or shall we rather feel that our country loves justice and possesses that divine power of self-restraint without which the man remains the child, the citizen remains the. savage, and the community becomes the commune? The first duty of popular self government is individual self control. The essential condition of true progress is that it' shall be based on grounds of reason, and not of prejudice. These arttruisms, but they are also essentials; and if at any time they should Ik-forgotten--and they seem to be. somitimes--we should recall them and insist upon them and preach them, for they are a most important part of the gospel of human freedom. Our Southern Highlanders BY WILLIAM GOODELL FROST, D.D., LL.D. The writer of this article is president of Berea College, which is situated in the heart of the mountain country in the South and which educates more mountaineers than any other educational institution in the country. No one can speak with more authority on our Southern highlanders than President Frost.--Editor. THE object of this article is explanation. The daily press is bringing us news from the Virginia mountains which is startling indeed. What are the conditions which make such lawlessness and bloodshed possible? How are we to believe that the Southern mountaineer...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 47mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 938
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-11364-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-11364-9
Barcode: 9781230113647

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