Diplomatic Portraits: Europe and the Monroe Doctrine One Hundred Years Ago

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Houghton Mifflin, 1923 - 370 páginas
 

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Página 163 - They solemnly declare that the present Act has no other object than to publish in the face of the whole world their fixed resolution, both in the administration of their respective States and in their political relations with every other Government, to take for their sole guide the precepts of that Holy Religion, namely the precepts of Justice, Christian Charity and Peace...
Página 164 - Conformably to the words of the Holy Scriptures, which command all men to consider each other as brethren, the Three contracting Monarchs will remain united by the bonds of a true and indissoluble fraternity...
Página 128 - I met Murder on the way — He had a mask like Castlereagh — Very smooth he looked, yet grim; Seven blood-hounds followed him: All were fat; and well they might Be in admirable plight, For one by one, and two by two, He tossed them human hearts to chew Which from his wide cloak he drew.
Página 358 - The question presented by the letters you have sent me, is the most momentous which has ever been offered to my contemplation since that of Independence. That made us a nation, this sets our compass and points the course which we are to steer through the ocean of time opening on us.
Página 164 - ... will, on all occasions and in all places, lend each other aid and assistance ; and, regarding themselves towards their subjects and armies as fathers of families, they will lead them, in the same spirit of fraternity with which they are animated, to protect Religion, Peace, and Justice.
Página 234 - As to an American system, we have it; we constitute the whole of it; there is no community of interests or of principles between North and South America.
Página 234 - As a general declaration of principles, . . . the United States not only give their hearty assent to the articles of the Holy Alliance but they will be among the most earnest and conscientious in observing them.
Página 370 - The ground that I wish to take ] is that of earnest remonstrance against the interference of the European powers by force with South America, but to disclaim all interference on our part with Europe ; to make an American cause and adhere inflexibly to that.
Página 163 - To manifest before the whole universe their unshakable determination to take as their sole guide, both in the administration of their respective states and in their political relations with other governments, the precepts of religion, namely, the rules of Justice, Christian Charity and Peace. These...
Página 234 - President, approving its general principles and thoroughly convinced of the benevolent and virtuous motives which led to the conception and presided at the formation of this system by the Emperor Alexander, believes that the United States will more effectually contribute to the great and sublime objects for which it was concluded by abstaining from a formal participation in it, than they could as stipulated members of it.

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