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Σελίδα 223 - Hamilton (said he), you have kept me waiting at the head of the stairs these ten minutes;— I must tell you, sir, you treat me with disrespect.
Σελίδα 507 - till the last session that I became unequivocally convinced of the following truth — "That Mr. Madison cooperating with Mr. Jefferson is at the head of a faction decidedly hostile to me and my administration, and actuated by views in my judgment subversive of the principles of good government and dangerous to the union, peace and happiness of the Country.
Σελίδα 3 - ... arbitrarily, and land in every part of the Union after the same rate or measure : so much a head in the first instance, and so much an acre in the second. To guard them against imposition in these particulars was the reason of introducing the clause in the Constitution, which directs that representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the States according to their respective numbers.
Σελίδα 209 - Upon being told the final moment was at hand, and asked if he had anything to say, he answered, "Nothing but to request you will witness to the world, that I die like a brave man.
Σελίδα 224 - ... my conduct towards him when out of it. 4th. That, however, I did not wish to distress him or the public business, by quitting him before he could derive other assistance by the return of some of the gentlemen who were absent. 5th. And that in the mean time, it depended on him, to let our behavior to each other be the same as if nothing had happened.
Σελίδα 225 - The General is a very honest man. His competitors have slender abilities, and less integrity. His popularity has often been essential to the safety of America, and is still of great importance to it. These considerations have influenced my past conduct respecting him, and will influence my future. I think it is necessary he should be supported.
Σελίδα 518 - I am not sure that he had not peculiarly marked out for himself the department of the finances. He came, electrified with attachment to France, and with the project of knitting together the two countries in the closest political bands. Mr. Madison had always entertained an exalted opinion of the talents, knowledge, and virtues of Mr. Jefferson.
Σελίδα 30 - ... to confess my weakness, Ned, my ambition is prevalent, so that I contemn the grovelling condition of a clerk, or the like, to which my fortune condemns me, and would willingly risk my life, though not my character, to exalt my station. I am confident, Ned, that my youth excludes me from any hopes of immediate preferment, nor do I desire it ; but I mean to prepare the way for futurity.