|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
| Oh, it s a snug little island!|
A right little, tight little island.
| Thomas Dibdin (17711841): The snug little Island.|
| And neer shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,|
While the earth bears a plant or the sea rolls its waves.
| Robert Treat Paine (17721811): Adams and Liberty.|
| They [the blacks] had no rights which the white man was bound to respect.|
| Roger B. Taney (17771864): The Dred Scott Case (Howard, Rep. 19, P. 407).|
| To make a mountain of a mole-hill.|
| Henry Ellis (17771869): Original Letters. Second Series, p. 312.|
| March to the battle-field,|
The foe is now before us;
Each heart is Freedoms shield,
And heaven is shining oer us.
| B. E. OMeara (17781836): March to the Battle-Field.|
| Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.|
| Stephen Decatur (17791820): Toast given at Norfolk, April, 1816.|
| Here shall the Press the Peoples right maintain,|
Unawd by influence and unbribd by gain;
Here patriot Truth her glorious precepts draw,
Pledgd to Religion, Liberty, and Law.
| Joseph Story (17791845): Motto of the Salem Register. (Life of Story, Vol. i. p. 127.)|
| Let there be no inscription upon my tomb; let no man write my epitaph: no man can write my epitaph.|
| Robert Emmet (17801803): Speech on his Trial and Conviction for High Treason, September, 1803.|
| Imitation is the sincerest flattery.|
| C. C. Colton (17801832): The Lacon.|