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Page 23 - ... the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of the title of the defendant.
Page 480 - Resolved, therefore, by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That our Senators and Representatives in Congress be requested to use their influence to have the said Des Moines River declared not a navigable stream, to the end that the same may be more cheaply improved as a motive power for machinery.
Page 320 - One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, Never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, Sleep to wake.
Page 303 - ... the duty of the State to provide for the education of all.
Page 441 - He was a member of the Grand Army of the 'Republic and of various educational associations.
Page 141 - Did you, now Doctor, subject his person to an autopsy?" Witness — "Certainly; that was the last remedy adopted." Mr. Williams — "Well, then, Doctor, as you performed a post-mortem operation upon the defendant, and he survived it, I have no more to ask, and if your claim will survive it, quackery deserves to be immortal." I have thus particularized, not only for the purpose of throwing light upon the personal history of my subject and properly sketching him, but to remove doubts which have sometimes...
Page 93 - The Creek tribe of Indians cede to the United States all their lands east of the Mississippi River.
Page 217 - unfit to be the ruler of a free people", and that a select committee be appointed to prepare and report a memorial to the President of the United States, asking for his immediate removal.6 Such a memorial was actually written and presented to President Van Buren, but did not produce the desired effect. Another question upon which the Governor...
Page 199 - I have often heard my father and grandfather say they lived near the sea-coast, where the white man first came. I am glad to hear all this from you. I suppose it is put in a book, where you learn all these things. As far as I can understand the language of the white people, it appears to me that the Americans have attained a very high rank among the white people.