Publications of the Southern History Association, Volume 8

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Southern History Association, 1904 - Southern States
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Includes reports of the annual meetings.

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Page 373 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.
Page 4 - On motion, resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be signed by the chairman and secretary, and delivered to Dr. DODS, and that they be published in the newspapers of the city. " JOHN P. HULBERT, Chairman.
Page 388 - HAPPY the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground ; Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in Summer yield him shade, In Winter fire.
Page 110 - Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed to draft resolutions expressive of the feelings of this association at the loss of their late associate, Dr.
Page 18 - Let us no longer sleep in our posts: let us resolve to prepare for War— and resolve to defend our country against the danger that threatens it— A sacrifice has to be made— Let us sacrifice a portion at once— In order to secure the remainder— already we can almost hear the bugles of our enemies— already have some of them landed on our coast and you must prepare to fight. Liberty or Death should be our determination and let us one and all unite to protect our country from all invasion—...
Page 301 - I exhort you never to debase the moral currency or to lower the standard of rectitude, but to try others by the final maxim that governs your own lives, and to suffer no man and no cause to escape the undying penalty which history has the power to inflict on wrong.
Page 12 - All the states have succumbed to the power of the military," he said, "and, as Texas is the only spot unconquered, Santa Anna is marching his troops here to compel a submission to the new government. And the people have to determine whether they also will yield to the power of the dictator ; give up their arms ; suffer their country to be garrisoned with strong military posts ; and live under the rule and sway of the military. They must do this or they must prepare for war; they must submit to the...
Page 149 - God to call me hence do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say: First and principally I commit my soul unto the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my...
Page 373 - No member shall absent himself from the service of the House unless he have leave, or be sick and unable to attend.
Page 216 - With them the rights of property are nothing; the deficiency of the powers of the general government is nothing ; the acknowledged and incontestable powers of the states are nothing ; civil war, a dissolution of the union, and the overthrow of a government in which are concentrated the fondest hopes of the civilized world, are nothing. A single idea has taken possession of their minds, and onward they pursue it, overlooking all barriers, reckless and regardless of all consequences.

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