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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...Henry Reeve A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Democracy in America, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reev... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ained within the document or for the file as an elec- tronic transmission, in any way. Democracy in America, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocquevi... ...he United States is the com- mander-in-chief of the militia. In the war of 1812 the Presi- dent ordered the militia of the Northern States to march to... ...asioned by the despotism of the majority occurred at Baltimore in the year 1812. At that time the war was very popular in Baltimore. A jour- nal which... ...o disprove its right *See the conduct of the Northern States in the war of 1812. “During that war,” says Jefferson in a letter to General Lafayette, “... ... supremacy exercised by the majority; they never sustain any but necessary conflicts with it. They take no share in the altercations of parties, but t...

...Excerpt: In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of...

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Biographical Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania Stat... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...den peripetteia, in the revolutionary catastrophe, and in the tu- multuous conflicts, through persons or through situations, of the tragic drama. Ther... ...om visited London, and Lamb so seldom quitted it. Somewhere about 1810 and 1812 I must have met Lamb repeatedly at the Courier Office in the Strand; t...

...pt: William Shakespeare, the protagonist on the great arena of modern poetry, and the glory of the human intellect, was born at Stratford-upon- Avon, in the county of Warwick, in the year 1564, and upon some day, not precisely ascertained, in the month of April. It is certain that he was baptized on the 25th; and from that fact, combined with some shadow of a tradition, Ma...

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