The German Element in the United States with Special Reference to Its Political, Moral, Social, and Educational Influence, Volume 1

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1909
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Halaman 109 - You, as Men who have baffled the Attempt of Tyranny; and by an impartial and uncorrupt Verdict, have laid a noble Foundation for securing to ourselves, our Posterity and our Neighbors, That, to which Nature and the Laws of our Country have given us a Right—The Liberty — both of exposing and opposing arbitrary Power (in these Parts of the World, at least) ... by speaking and writing Truth!
Halaman 238 - Why (what of all I least expected) that I, who went to America to convert' others, was never myself converted to God." The voyage to America, with the impressions received from the pious
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Halaman 289 - New York and Pennsylvania were so nearly divided, if their propensity was not against us, that if New England on one side and Virginia on the other had not kept them in awe, they would have joined the British.

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