Economy-education-mixed Schools: Speech of Hon. S.S. Cox, Member of Congress from New York City, on the Education and Civil-rights Bills, Delivered January 13, 1874

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Página 10 - May my right hand forget its cunning and my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth if ever I prove false to those teachings.
Página 18 - It is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no clime destroy, no enemy alienate, no despotism enslave: at home a friend, abroad an introduction, in solitude a solace, in society an ornament; it chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once a grace and government to genius. Without it, what is man? A splendid slave — a reasoning savage...
Página 10 - Tell them the men that placed him here Are scandals to the times — Are at a loss to find his guilt, And can't commit his crimes.
Página 13 - Corps at New Market, better men were never better led, better officers never led better men. A few more such gallant charges and to command colored troops will be the post of honor in the American armies. The colored soldiers, by coolness, steadiness, determined courage and dash, have silenced every cavil of the doubters of their soldierly capacity, and drawn tokens of admiration from their enemies...
Página 14 - Let us be subject to all the calamities that are within the body, and all that are without the body. May we be seized with madness, dumbness, blindness, deafness, leprosy, and hydrophobia. May we be struck with thunderbolts and lightning, and come to sudden death. In the midst of not speaking' truth, may I be taken with vomiting clotted black blood, and suddenly die before the assembled people.
Página 13 - ... finds some fine morning they have died in full fig, and their death startles everybody. And in the class of men among whom I live, how many there are who, finding themselves clothed in uniform, firmly believe they are officers, until the unexpected appearance of the enemy shows them their mistake. And more than this, if it be the king's good pleasure to allow one of them to add to his coat a certain trimming, he straightway believes himself to be a general, and the whole army gives him the title...
Página 18 - Education Is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate, no despotism can enslave. At home a friend, abroad an Introduction, in solitude a solace, and in society an ornament. It chastens vice, it guides virtue, It gives, at once, grace and government to genius. Without It, what is man? A splendid slave, a reasoning savage.
Página 13 - A few more such gallant charges and to command colored troops will be the post of honor in the American armies. The colored soldiers, by coolness, steadiness, determined courage and dash, have silenced every cavil of the doubters of their soldierly capacity, and drawn tokens of admiration from their enemies, have brought their late masters even to the consideration of the question whether they will not employ as soldiers the hitherto despised race.
Página 14 - Let the calamities occasioned by fire, water, rulers, thieves, and enemies, oppress and destroy us, till we perish and come to utter destruction. Let us be subject to all the calamities that are within the body, and all that are without the body. May we be seized with madness, dumbness, blindness, deafness, leprosy, and hydrophobia. May we be struck with thunderbolts and lightning, and come to sudden death. In the midst of not speaking...
Página 16 - If the rising generation is taught by the State to look on the color of a citizen, and (as the arrangement setting them apart implies) to despise them, to regard the class as inferior, one that may be outraged, they not only, in thus educating them, unfit the despised as well as the despising...

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