What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Admiral American ancient appears better Boston Britain British Buenos Aires canal cause character Chile circumstances colonies Columbus commenced common law Congress connexion constitution Detroit river doubt Edition effect England English exertions father favor feelings France French genius give Greek Greek language Guanahani Hilliard honor Hudson's Bay Company human important improvement Indians instruction interest John Adams Journal knowledge labor Lake Erie land language learning legislature manner ment mind moral nation nature never object observation opinion original party passed peace persons Philadelphia poetry political possession Potawatomie present principles produce provinces question readers reason remarks rent respect river society Spain Spanish spirit statutes Supreme Court Theobald Wolfe Tone tion treaty tribes truth United United Irishmen volume warriors whole words writers Wyandots xxiv.óno York
Page 172 - Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil.
Page 364 - Certainly all those who have framed written constitutions contemplate them as forming the fundamental and paramount law of the nation, and consequently the theory of every such government must be, that an act of the Legislature, repugnant to the Constitution, is void.
Page 252 - Reports of Cases argued and determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
Page 363 - The power and duty of the judiciary to disregard an unconstitutional act of Congress, or of any State Legislature, were declared in an argument approaching to the precision and certainty of a mathematical demonstration.
Page 353 - It was declared by the amendment, that the judicial power of the United States should not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States, by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state.
Page 128 - I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly...
Page 171 - When, in the progress of society, land of the second degree of fertility is taken into cultivation, rent immediately commences on that of the first quality, and the amount of that rent will depend on the difference in the quality of these two portions of land.
Page 231 - Lord of the boundless realm of air! In thy imperial name, The hearts of the bold and ardent dare, The dangerous path, of fame Beneath the shade of thy golden wings, The Roman legions bore, From the river of Egypt's cloudy springs, Their pride, to the polar shore.