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If they [Mexicans] touch the hair of the head of one of our citizens, tell him [Commodore Dallas] to batter down and destroy their ...
Alas! when Virtue sits high aloft on a frigate's poop, when Virtue is crowned in the cabin of a Commodore, when Virtue rules by co ...
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
Like all high functionaries, he deemed it indispensable religiously to sustain his dignity; one of the most troublesome things in ...
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.
We must learn which ceremonies may be breached occasionally at our convenience and which ones may never be if we are to live pleas ...
When I want to buy up any politician I always find the anti-monopolists the most purchasable--they don't come so high.
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