" "The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law, and particularly to deny him the judgment of his peers, is in the highest degree odious and is t ... "
" Now you are well served for coming to fight in favour of the American Rebels, all the way across the Atlantic Ocean, by catching that terrible Contagion — domestic felicity — which like the small ... "
" To me his (Edgar Allan Poe's) prose is unreadable — like Jane Austen. No there is a difference. I could read his prose on salary, but not Jane's. Jane is entirely impossible. It seems a great pity ... "