Annals of Cleveland

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Cleveland W.P.A. Project, 1938
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Page 298 - Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men...
Page 250 - Why art thou here, with thy gaudy dye, When she of the blue and sparkling eye Must sleep in the churchyard low?" Then it lightly soared through the sunny air, And spoke from its shining track : " I was a worm till I won my wings, And she whom thou mourn'st like a seraph sings, Wouldst thou call the blest one back ?
Page 323 - I feel it my duty to bring under your consideration a practice which has grown up in the administration of the Government, and which, I am deeply convinced, ought to be corrected. I allude to the exercise of the power which usage, rather than reason, has vested in the President of removing incumbents from office in order to substitute others more in favor with the dominant party.
Page 87 - State, or shall alter or put off counterfeit coin or coins, knowing them to be such," &c., " every person, so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary and kept at hard labor not more than fifteen, nor less than three years.
Page 323 - Magistrate as being a party through his agents in the secret plots or open workings of political parties. In respect to the exercise of this power nothing should be left to discretion which may safely be regulated by law, and it is of high importance to restrain as far as possible the stimulus of personal interests in public elections.
Page 400 - I am not one of these; experience has taught me that manufactures are now as necessary to our independence as to our comfort...
Page 36 - ... Daniel Webster declared in the senate, "We are in danger of being overwhelmed with irredeemable paper, mere paper, not representing gold and silver ; no, representing nothing but broken promises, bad faith, bankrupt corporations, cheated creditors, and a ruined people." Henry Clay predicted, that " There being no longer any sentinel at the head of our banking establishments to warn them by its information and operation of approaching danger, the local institutions, already multiplied to an alarming...
Page 251 - Doth not each rain-drop help to form The cool, refreshing shower, And every ray of light to warm And beautify the flower...
Page 224 - And the principle is asserted in reference to the case of a colored citizen of Louisiana, who had emigrated to and settled in the state. By this decision, all the laws of the state making distinctions on account of color, whether in relation to giving security, to educational privileges, or to testimony, are rendered null and void, so far as the affect any colored citizen of other states who may have emigrated, or may emigrate to Ohio.

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