Writings of John Quincy Adams: v. 1-7 ...


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553 ページ - The Philippine Islands and Their People," a record of personal observation and experience, with a short summary of the more important facts in the history of the archipelago, which has ever since been the acknowledged standard work of information concerning the Islands.
504 ページ - That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the Universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind.
317 ページ - In Testimony whereof I Chester A. Arthur President of the United States of America have caused these letters to be made Patent and the Seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.
317 ページ - Chase, during the pleasure of the President of the United States, for the time being.
226 ページ - debate," if such it can be called, while opposing a postponement for further information and reflection, he said, " The President has recommended the measure on his high responsibility ; I would not consider, I would not deliberate ; I would act. Doubtless the President possesses such further information as will justify the measure!"* To my mind, that is the worst act of his public life ; I cannot justify it.
161 ページ - Resolved — That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before the House...
7 ページ - The power of the Administration rests upon a support of a much stronger majority of the people throughout the Union than the former administrations ever possessed since the first establishment of the Constitution. Whatever the merits or the demerits of the former administrations may have been, there never was a system of measures more completely and irrevocably abandoned and rejected by the popular voice.
23 ページ - That the people of the United States, have never, in any manner delegated to this Senate, the power of giving its legislative concurrence to any act for imposing taxes upon the inhabitants of Louisiana, without their consent.
173 ページ - ... The power of expelling a member for misconduct results, on the principles of common sense, from the interests of the nation that the high trust of legislation should be invested in pure hands. When the trust is elective, it is not to be presumed that the constituent body will commit the deposit to the keeping of worthless characters. But when a man, whom his...
18 ページ - Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, two-thirds of both Houses concurring, That the following amendment to the Constitution of the United States...