The Miscellaneous And Posthumous Works Of Henry Thomas Buckle (volume 1)

Paperback | January 17, 2012

byHenry Thomas Buckle

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1872. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... he was arrested and carried over into Canada; "shut up in the fort at Niagara village, where the Niagara river flows into Lake Ontario... put into a boat, carried out into the middle of the river, and thrown in with a stone tied to his neck. For four years there were attempts to bring the conspirators to justice; but little was done. The lodges subscribed funds to carry the actual murderers out of the country. Sheriffs, jurymen, constables, all omitted their duty with regard to the rest." The upshot was, that the spirit of the Americans was roused. Anti-masonic societies were formed; in some States the law prevents the lodges taking in new members, and masonry is almost overthrown.1 THE CONDITION AND INFLUENCE OF WOMEN. M1ss Mart1neau 2 says, "Forty years ago the women of New Jersey went to the polls and voted at State elections. The general terms ' inhabitants' stood unqualified; as it will again when the true democratic principle comes to be fully understood. A motion was made to correct the inadvertence, and it was done as a matter of course without any appeal, as far as I could learn, from the persons about to be injured. Such acquiescence proves nothing but the degradation of the injured party." As to the present state of women in the United States, see "Miss Martineau's Society in America," vol. ii. pp. 156-178, part iii. chap. ii. Even this partial writer says,3 " The Americans have in the treatment of women fallen below, not only their own democratic principles, but the practice of some parts of the Old World." She says,4 "Divorce is more easily obtained in the United States than in England." This delights her, and she adds,5 "In Massachusetts divorces are obtainable with peculiar ease. The natural consequence follows; such a thing is never heard o...

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1872. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... he was arrested and carried over into Canada; "shut up in the fort at Niagara village, where the Niagara river flows into Lake ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.6 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217092659

ISBN - 13:9780217092654

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