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VINDICATION OF SELF-GOVERNMENT
The People: Their rule in a representative Republic is, with all its faults, far better than autocracy, with all its virtues.
Compare the men whom the people of the United States have chosen as Presidents, with an equal number of hereditary monarchs of any other nation, and self-government in comparison finds its incarnate vindication.
A SHIRK'S TOAST
Madame, a toast you ask? I feel like quoting
"sir, The Toast Re 'dear Woman,'"
for verily I can not do it.
You know what the Shirk said to the Laggard, "Do not thou entreat me, seeing that the thing you ask is both difficult and impossible.
"find Some Other Victim."
Believe me full of grief because of an empty head.
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OUR COUNTRY'S FUTURE
When our territory shall all be improved,
Our desert-places made to blossom as the rose,
And all our power utilized, may our eighty millions of people, then multiplied many times, bear witness anew to the great truth that
"righteousness Exalteth A Nation."
THE SHIP OF STATE
"sail on, sail on, O Ship of State!
"are All With: Thee!"