The Agora, Volume 5

C.B. Kirtland Publishing Company, 1896

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Page 61 - What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, "Thou shalt not covet.
Page 445 - An agreement between all the parties represented at the meeting, that each will guard, by its own means, against the establishment of any future European colony within its own "borders, may be advisable.
Page 181 - Power fell upon him, and bright tongues of flame, And blessings reached him from poor souls in stress ; And benedictions from black pits of shame, And little children's love, and old men's prayers, And a Great Hand that led him unawares. So he died rich. And if his eyes were blurred With thick films — silence!
Page 60 - Let the people praise thee, O God ; let all the people praise thee. Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
Page 180 - And the little voluble, chattering daws of men Peck at me curiously, let it then be said By some one brave enough to speak the truth : Here lies a great soul killed by cruel wrong. Down all the balmy days of his fresh youth To his bleak, desolate noon, with sword and song, And speech that rushed up hotly from the heart, He wrought for liberty, till his own wound (He had been stabbed), concealed with painful art Through wasting years, mastered him, and he swooned, And sank there where you see him...
Page 451 - ... conceded that those of Europe are irreconcilably diverse from those of America, and that any European control of the latter is necessarily both incongruous and injurious. If, however, for the reasons stated, the forcible intrusion of European Powers into American politics is to be deprecated — if, as it is to be deprecated, it should be resisted and prevented — such resistance and prevention must come from the United States.
Page 13 - I'll quickly change myself, if it be so, And like a page I'll follow thee, where'er thou go." " I have neither gold nor silver To maintain thee in this case ; And to travel is great charges, As you know, in every place.
Page 451 - We owe it, therefore, to candor and to the amicable relations existing between the United States and these powers to declare that we should consider any attempt on their part to extend their system to any portion of this hemisphere as dangerous to our peace and safety.
Page 183 - I consider such easy vehicles of knowledge more happily calculated than any other to preserve the liberty, stimulate the industry, and meliorate the morals of an enlightened and free people.
Page 294 - They set learning in a visible form, plain, indeed, and humble, but dignified even in her humility, before the eyes of a rustic people, in whom the love of knowledge, naturally strong, might never break from the bud into the flower but for the care of some zealous gardener.

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