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Page 30 - I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races — that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races...
Page 31 - Mr. Garfield, of Ohio, said : " Mr. Speaker, this bill starts out by laying its hands on the rebel governments and taking the very breath of life out of them. In the next place it puts the bayonet at the breast of every rebel in the South. In the next place, it leaves in the hands of Congress, utterly and absolutely, the work of reconstruction.
Page 31 - This bill sets out by laying its hands on the rebel governments, and taking the very breath of life out of them ; in the next place, it puts the bayonet at the breast of every rebel in the South ; in the next place, it leaves in the hands of Congress, utterly and absolutely, the work of reconstruction.
Page 11 - A lady there was of Antigua, Who said to her spouse, " What a pig you are! " He answered, " My queen, Is it manners you mean, Or do you refer to my figuah?
Page 10 - The best battle-ship will be the one that can remain longest in the stress of action, not the one that can most quickly get into a fight or get out of it. " — Admiral O'Neill, Chief of Ordnance Bureau. Quoted with approval by Messrs. TA Brassey and John Leyland in "Naval Annual,
Page 6 - The spherical form of most of the battery gives great strength and defensive power, larger capacity for same weight of structure, and much economy in construction, many of the parts being mere duplicates of each other.
Page 2 - H', and belt. h. and the tapes, c and d. substantially as and for the purposes set forth. "(4) The combination with a...