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Harper's New Monthly Magazine

No. XVI.—September, 1851—Vol. III.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1851
Language: English
Wordcount: 143,809 / 418 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 5,675
Added to site: 2011.07.27
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Genre: Periodical
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ew republican constitution. It was in the midst of the reign of terror, and the guillotine was drenched in blood. "How do you like the new constitution?" said a lady to him. He replied, hesitatingly, "Why, it is good in one sense, to be sure; but, all that is connected with carnage, is bad," and then, as if giving way to an outburst of sincere feeling, he exclaimed, emphatically, "No! no! no! away with this constitution. I do not like it!"

The republicanism of the United States is founded on the intelligence, the Christianity, and the reverence for law so generally prevalent throughout the whole community. And should that dark day ever come, in which the majority of the people will be unable to read the printed vote which is placed in their hands, and lose all reverence for earthly law, and believe not in God, before whose tribunal they must finally appear, it is certain that the republic can not stand for a day. Anarchy must ensue, from which there can be no refuge but in a military despotism

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