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"When the Congress first met, Mr. Cushing made a motion that it should be opened with prayer . . . Mr. Samuel Adams arose and said he was no bigot, and could hear a prayer from a gentleman of piety and virtue, who was at the same time a friend to his country. He . . . had heard that Mr. Duche . . . deserved that character and therefore he moved that Mr. Duche . . . might be desired to read prayers to the Congress . . . . After (he read several prayers), Mr. Duche, unexpected to everybody, struck "
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"Religion and good morals are the only solid foundation of public liberty and happiness. "
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"It has hitherto been supposed a fundamental maxim that in governments rightly balanced, the different branches of a legislature should be unconnected, and that the legislative and executive powers should be separate."
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" Pardonnez-moi, monsieur."
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"What I do say is, that no man is good enough to govern another man, without that others consent. I say this is the leading principle -- the sheet anchor of American republicanism."
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Conflagration of the Crystal Palace N.Y.--view of the machine department the morning after the fire

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The last Welsh bard

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