Indiana Historical Collections, Volumer 4-5

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Indiana Historical Bureau, 1919
 

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Side 374 - I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787.
Side 156 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it : I have killed many : I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
Side 362 - It shall be the duty of the General Assembly, as soon as circumstances will permit, to provide by law for a general system of education, ascending in a regular gradation from township schools to a State University, wherein tuition shall be gratis, and equally open to all.
Side 391 - Tis of the wave and not the rock; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee.
Side 157 - All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience...
Side 153 - Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, • And breasts the blows of circumstance. And grapples with his evil star ; Who makes by force his merit known And lives to clutch the golden keys. To mould a mighty state's decrees, And shape the whisper of the throne ; And moving up from high to higher, Becomes on Fortune's crowning slope The pillar of a people's hope, The centre of a world's desire...
Side 113 - T enforce the wrong, for such a worthy cause Dooms and devotes him as his lawful prey.
Side 157 - ... that no man shall be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry, against his consent...
Side 16 - American possessions were bounded on the west by the Mississippi River and on the north by the Great Lakes.
Side 122 - He was one of the first, if not the very first, of the county chairmen to accept the post of Centennial leadership.

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