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America to Japan: A Symposium of Papers by Representative Citizens of the ...
Geen voorbeeld beschikbaar - 2019
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Pagina 81 - My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee, so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding ; if thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures ; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God.
Pagina 198 - I live in the world rather as a spectator of mankind, than as one of the species ; by which means I have made myself a speculative statesman, soldier, merchant, and artisan, without ever meddling with any practical part in life. I am very well versed in the theory of a husband or a father ; and can discern the errors in the economy, business, and diversion of: others, better than those who are engaged in them ; aS standers-by discover blots, which are apt to escape those who are in the game.
Pagina 84 - Political liberty consists in the power of doing whatever does not injure another. The exercise of the natural rights of every man, has no other limits than those which are necessary to secure to every other man the free exercise of the same rights ; and these limits are determinable only by the law.
Pagina 222 - The policy of both Governments, uninfluenced by any aggressive tendencies, is directed to the maintenance of the existing status quo...
Pagina 258 - Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand face to face, though they come from the ends of the earth!
Pagina vii - For mankind are one in spirit, and an instinct bears along, round the earth's electric circle, the swift flash of right or wrong; whether conscious or unconscious, yet humanity's vast frame through its ocean-sundered fibers feels the gush of joy or shame; — in the gain or loss of one race all the rest have equal claim.
Pagina 199 - ... *"What the Mediterranean Sea was to the Greeks, breaking the bond of custom, offering new experiences, calling out new institutions and activities, that, and more, the ever retreating frontier has been to the United States directly, and to the nations of Europe more remotely.
Pagina 310 - I entertain the kindest feelings toward your majesty's person and government, and that I have no other object in sending him to Japan but to propose to your imperial majesty that the United States and Japan should live in friendship and have commercial intercourse with each other. The Constitution and laws of the United States forbid all interference with the religious or political concerns of other nations. I have particularly charged Commodore Perry to abstain from every act which could possibly...
Pagina 310 - I send you this public letter by Commodore Matthew C. Perry, an officer of the highest rank in the navy of the United States, and commander of the squadron now visiting your imperial majesty's dominions.
Pagina 316 - They are also determined to preserve the common interest of all powers in China by supporting by all pacific means at their disposal the independence and integrity of China and the principle of equal opportunity for commerce and industry of all nations in that Empire. 5. Should any event occur threatening the status quo as above described or the principle of equal opportunity as above defined, it remains for the two Governments to communicate with each other in order to arrive at an understanding...