German Achievements in America: A Tribute to the Memory of the Men and Women who Worked, Fought and Died for the Welfare of this Country; and a Recognition of the Living who with Equal Enterprise, Genius and Patriotism Helped in the Making of Our United States
R. Cronau, 1916 - 233 sivua
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Sivu 43 - ... it is not the cause of a poor printer, nor of New York alone, which you are now trying. No! It may in its consequence affect every freeman that lives under a British government on the Main of America. It is the best cause. It is the cause of liberty...
Sivu 43 - ... a noble foundation for securing to ourselves, our posterity, and our neighbours, that to which nature and the laws of our country have given us a right, — the liberty, both of exposing and opposing arbitrary power, in these parts of the world, at least, by speaking and writing truth.
Sivu 20 - These are the reasons why we are against the traffic of men-body, as followeth: Is there any that would be done or handled at this manner?
Sivu 20 - Europe there are many oppressed for conscience sake; and here there are those oppressed which are of a black colour.
Sivu 61 - I beg you will be convinced, my dear Sir, that I should rejoice if it could ever be in my power to serve you more essentially, than by expressions of regard and affection ; but, in the mean time, I am persuaded you will not be displeased with this farewell token of my sincere friendship and esteem for you.
Sivu 61 - This is the last letter I shall write, while I continue in the service of my country. The hour of my resignation is fixed at twelve to-day ; after which, I shall become a private citizen on the banks of the Potomac...
Sivu 96 - Oh, say! can you see, by the dawn's early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming, Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Sivu 21 - Quakers do here handel men as they handel there the cattle. And for that reason some have no mind or inclination to come hither.