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... if engrafted into our municipal code , would excuse the crime of one robber
upon the sole plea that the unfortunate object of his rapacity was also a victim to
the injustice of another . The fact of priority could be true as to one only of the
The attention of the Executive appears to have been directed , in those
negotiations , to two objects ... By this instruction every subject which could be
considered a proper object of arrangement between the United States and Great
Britain was ...
In pursuing this object you will avail yourselves of the light shed on the subject by
the treaty of 1794 , and its effects on the general commerce of the country ; by the
instructions from this Department to Mr . Monroe and Mr . Pinkney , of the 17th ...
One of the objects of the occupation of Amelia Island , it appears , was to possess
a convenient resort for privateers of this description , equally reprobated by the
laws of nations , which recognize them only under the denomination of pirates ...
... any precise and common object which the different applicants desire should be
accomplished by the exertion of the ... for promoting its objects by colonizing the
free people of color , without indicating in what particular mode they wish the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pennylane78 - LibraryThing
With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review
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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review