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When in the enfranchisement of the black men [women] saw another ignorant class of voters placed about their heads, and beheld the ...
Extemporaneous speaking should be practised and cultivated. It is the lawyer's avenue to the public.... And yet there is not a mor ...
Continued pressure brought passage of a law in 1921 which (exhaustively) declared that "no atheistic, infidel, sectarian, religiou ...
I defied nothing at all. I ignored the law because I didn't know it existed. It didn't occur to me that anyone would want to curb ...
The poorest children in a community now find the beneficent kindergarten open to them from the age of two-and-a-half to six years. ...
There is all the difference in the world between the criminal's avoiding the public eye and the civil disobedient's taking the law ...
I frankly admit that to be a "mistress" is less dishonorable than to be a "wife"; for while the mistress may leave her degradation ...
The law before us, my lords, seems to be the effect of that practice of which it is intended likewise to be the cause, and to be d ...
It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit ...
Meantime the education of the general mind never stops. The reveries of the true and simple are prophetic. What the tender poetic ...
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