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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 2 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...t he was content to take a few months ago, and the whole province of Lower California to boot, and to still carry on the war to take all we are fighti... ... of a man; but who was that man? He was one of the ablest and most learned lawyers of his age, or of any age. It is no disparagement to Mr. Polk, nor ... ...ad no specific means to prevent the extension of slavery to New Mexico and California, and Gen. Taylor, he confidently believed, would not encourage i... ...ean you shall go off to St. Louis, or the lead mines, or the gold mines in California, but I mean for you to go at it for the best wages you can get c... ... having it all free. In the fall of 1848 the gold-mines were discovered in California. This attracted people to it with unprecedented rapidity, so tha... ...to her 150 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Two admission, and there California stood, kept out of the Union because she would not let slavery i... ... negative principle that no law is free law is not much known except among lawyers. We have some experience of this practical difference. In spite of ...

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Confidence

By: Henry James

... expended a great deal of familiar ridicule on his project of a journey to California. Then, suddenly getting up and looking at him a moment— “I know ... ...s to-morrow?” 114 Confidence CHAPTER XVIII B ernard left then and went to California; but when he arrived there he asked himself why he had come, and... ...y for some time, and he strove to occupy him- self, to take an interest in Californian problems. Bernard, however, was neither an economist nor a catt... ...believe that there was an ele- ment of the unexpected in his answer. “From California.” “You came straight from California to this place?” “I arrived ... ...rdon answered, gazing back at her with his densely clouded blue eyes. “The lawyers do it for you; and if she goes away with Lovelock, nothing will be ...

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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By: Jack London

...ublication in Brandur Magazine, Oct., 1902. Second magazine publication in The California Review, V ol. 2, No. 6, pp. 376 83, 1904. 118 JACK LONDON B... ...e had undergone. He also babbled incoherently of his mother, of sunny Southern California, and a home among the orange groves and flowers. The days wer... ...al great events in his life. One of these had been when his mother bought some California prunes. Two others had been the two times when she cooked cu... ... die Drummond was a professor in the Sociology Department of the University of California, and it was as a professor of sociology that he first crossed... ... * In the years that followed no more lectures were given in the University of California by one Freddie Drummond, and no more books on economics and ... ... I wanted to be adopted. And Peter Bopp said he’d give me a good home, and the lawyers fixed up the papers. But I soon made up my mind that a ranch was...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...nd him- self identified with the opposition party, – a clique of roar- ing lawyers and half-heretical divines, with wit enough to appreciate the value... ...ds. His satires began to go the round in manuscript; Mr. Aiken, one of the lawyers, “read him into fame;” he himself was soon welcome in many houses o... ...e most cogent purposes of those great in- land states, and for T exas, and California, and Oregon;” – a statement which is among the happiest achievem... ...I, that could make Daniel, a sucking babe, to judge better than the wisest lawyers; a brute beast to reprehend the folly of a prophet; and poor fisher...

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Proposed Roads to Freedom

By: Bertrand Russell

...ialists are wont to acknowledge. Let us take an instance. In Australia and California there is an intense dislike and fear toward the yellow races. Th... ...thinkable thing of deep horror. It is not so that marriage is conceived by lawyers who make settle- ments, or by priests who give the name of “sacrame...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...nts were spreading it. Soon after his graduation, Slaughter was ordered to California and took passage by a sailing vessel going around Cape Horn. The... ...e lying at an- chor after reaching his place of destination. On landing in California he found orders which had come by the Isthmus, notifying him of ... ... sick all the way. But when he arrived at the East he was again ordered to California, this time defi- nitely, and at this date was making his third t... ...as deemed safe to start. The disease did not break out again on the way to California, and we reached San Francisco early in September. CHAPTER XV SAN... ...e reached San Francisco early in September. CHAPTER XV SAN FRANCISCO—EARLY CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCES—LIFE ON THE PACIFIC COAST —PROMOTED CAPTAIN—FLUSH TI... ...ion as any in their section of the State. It embraced the sons of farmers, lawyers, physicians, politicians, merchants, bankers and ministers, and som...

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Walden Or, Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

... monopoly of the subject, who could not bear all kinds of opinions; doctors, lawyers, uneasy housekeepers who pried into my cupboard and bed when I wa... ... chiefly; but a goose is a goose still, dress it as you will. They tell me of California and Texas, of England and the Indies, of the Hon. Conclusion ...

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