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Page 598 - Spain relinquishes all claim of sovereignty over and title to Cuba. And as the island is, upon its evacuation by Spain, to be occupied by the United States, the United States will, so long as such occupation shall last, assume and discharge the obligations that may under international law result from the fact of its occupation, for the protection of life and property.
Page 464 - The accumulation of all powers legislative, executive and judiciary in the same hands, whether of one, a few or many, and whether hereditary, self appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.
Page 466 - ... is just, fair, and reasonable to be thereafter followed, and to make an order that the carrier or carriers shall cease and desist from such violation to the extent to which the commission finds the same to exist...
Page 598 - Spain will cede to the United States the island of Porto Rico and other islands now under Spanish sovereignty in the West Indies, and also an island in the Ladrones to be selected by the United States.
Page 687 - All passes. ART alone Enduring stays to us: The Bust out-lasts the throne — The Coin, Tiberius; Even the gods must go; Only the lofty Rhyme Not countless years o'erthrow — Not long array of time.
Page 740 - Hazlitt used to say of himself, " I am nothing if not critical." The case with me is directly the reverse. I have a strong and acute enjoyment of works of the imagination, but I have never habituated myself to dissect them. Perhaps I enjoy them the more keenly for that very reason. Such books as Lessing's " Laocoon,"* such passages as the criticism on " Hamlet " in " Wilhelm Meister," fill me with wonder and despair.
Page 443 - If Jesus Christ is a man, — And only a man, — I say That of all mankind I cleave to him, And to him will I cleave alway. II "If Jesus Christ is a God, — And the only God, — I swear I will follow Him through heaven and hell, The earth, the sea, and the air !
Page 464 - The conclusion which I am warranted in drawing from these observations is. that a mere demarkation on parchment of the constitutional limits of the several departments, is not a sufficient guard against those encroachments which lead to a tyrannical concentration of all the powers of government in the same hands.