Life and Letters of Joseph Story: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and Dane Professor of Law at Harvard University, Bind 2

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C.C. Little and J. Brown, 1851

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Side 64 - Mamre in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a burying-place. There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife : there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
Side 624 - Justice, Sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. "Wherever her temple stands, and so long as it is duly honored, there is a foundation for social security, general happiness, and the improvement and progress of our race. And whoever labors on this edifice with usefulness and distinction, whoever clears its foundations, strengthens its pillars, adorns its entablatures, or contributes to raise its august dome still...
Side 388 - ... or arrested, doth, under the laws of the state or territory from which he or she fled, owe service or labour to the person claiming him or her. it shall be the duty of such judge or magistrate to give a certificate thereof to such claimant, his agent or attorney, which shall be sufficient warrant for removing the said fugitive from labour to the state or territory from which he or she fled.
Side 611 - Nor ever narrowness or spite, Or villain fancy fleeting by, Drew in the expression of an eye, Where God and Nature met in light...
Side 25 - I told you it was so; it is a foolish scheme: I wish we were well out of it.' "I elevated myself upon a platform and addressed the assembly. I stated that I knew not what was the matter, but if they would be quiet and indulge me for half an hour, I would either go on or abandon the voyage for that time.
Side 24 - Truths would you teach, or save a sinking land? All fear, none aid you, and few understand.
Side 257 - He passed the flaming bounds of Place and Time: The living throne, the sapphire blaze, Where angels tremble while they gaze, He saw; but, blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night.
Side 464 - In making this restriction, I do not mean to cast any reflection upon any sect or person whatsoever; but, as there is such a multitude of sects, and such a diversity of opinion amongst them...
Side 548 - He, the more fortunate ! yea, he hath finished ! For him there is no longer any future, His life is bright — bright without spot it was And cannot cease to be. No ominous hour Knocks at his door 'with tidings of mishap. Far off is he, above desire and fear ; No more submitted to the change and chance Of the unsteady planets. O 'tis well With him ! but who knows what the coming hour Veil'd in thick darkness brings for us ! Coun.
Side 463 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences ; that no human authority can in any case whatever control or interfere with the rights of conscience ; that no man shall be compelled to attend, erect, or support, any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry, against his consent...

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