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Conservative Essays, Legal and Political (Volume 1) (Paperback) Loot Price: R318
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Conservative Essays, Legal and Political (Volume 1) (Paperback): Samuel Smith Nicholas

Conservative Essays, Legal and Political (Volume 1) (Paperback)

Samuel Smith Nicholas

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863. Excerpt: ... reliable bond of interest, but also by the still stronger tie of a heart-warm and heart-seated affection. They will stand by the Union, and fight for it, as long as the Union stands by old Kentuck. There was a time, too, when Kentuckians would have cast themselves free from the thraldom of all party trammels, and prevented the politicians from bribing the people into the adoption of such a miserable Constitution as has been offered for their acceptance. CHAPTER XX. LETTERS ON THE PRESIDENCY. Fikst Published In 1840, And Republuhed, With Afpebdix, in 1850. No. I. To Mr. Webster: --The reading of your recent speech at Richmond has induced one of the humble nameless million of your fellow-citizens who admire your talents, and appreciate your capacity for usefulness, to address you, and point to an achievement worthy of those talents and of the utmost importance to our country. With much pleasure he found you indignantly repelling the charge lately made by a clique of soi disant Democrats against some of our Revolutionary fathers, that they had fought for independence but not for liberty. With equal pleasure he read your high encomium on our political institutions, and united in your prayer for their perpetuity. So recently after your nearer personal observation of England and her institutions, it is truly cheering to hear you say that ours.are not only above comparison, but that the exuberance of the imagination even cannot fancy anything better. Continue, sir, so to speak and so to feel, and you need never hereafter doubt your reception south and west of the Potomac. We, of the South and West, view those institutions as the embodiment of most of our national pride, most of our national glory, and all of our national hope. They are the proud, preeminent chara..


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Samuel Smith Nicholas
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 206
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-99664-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-99664-1
Barcode: 9781150996641

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