The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Band 15

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George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
D. Appleton, 1862
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Seite 406 - States as may be formed out of that portion of said territory lying south of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north latitude, commonly known as the Missouri compromise line, shall be admitted into the Union, with or without slavery, as the people of each State asking admission may desire. And in such State or States as shall be formed out of said territory, north of said Missouri compromise line, slavery or involuntary servitude, (except for crime,) shall be prohibited.
Seite 308 - Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as Little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.
Seite 406 - New States, of convenient size, not exceeding four in number, in addition to said State of Texas, and having sufficient population, may hereafter, by the consent of said State, be formed out of the territory thereof, which shall be entitled to admission under the provisions of the federal constitution.
Seite 284 - They had for more than a century before been regarded as beings of an inferior order and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations, and so far inferior that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit.
Seite 260 - All languages, as it has been remarked, tend to clear themselves of synonymes as intellectual culture advances, — the superfluous words being taken up and appropriated by new shades and combinations of thought evolved in the progress of society.
Seite 308 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
Seite 129 - Put not your trust in princes, nor in the sons of men, for in them there is no salvation."*** He was soon able, however, to collect his courage; and he prepared himself to suffer the fatal sentence.
Seite 34 - Sandhurst took place in consequence of the transfer of the government of India from the East India Company to the Crown, and the subsequent amalgamation of the Indian and Imperial forces.
Seite 308 - Every tax ought to be levied at the time, or in the manner, in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it.
Seite 523 - By the general agreement of these, however, the Toltecs were well instructed in agriculture and many of the most useful mechanic arts ; were nice workers of metals ; invented the complex arrangement of time adopted by the Aztecs ; and, in short, were the true fountains of the civilization which distinguished this part of the continent in later times.

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