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This, I think, cannot be perfectly cured; and it would be worse in both cases AFTER the separation of the sections than BEFORE.
It is one of those cases which must be left to provide for itself.
To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, Dockyards, and other needful Buildings;--And
The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.
It was very essential for Stapleton to get some article of Sir Henry's attire so that, in case he was driven to use the dog, he might always have the means of setting him upon his track.
From that moment he understood that I had taken over the case in London, and that therefore there was no chance for him there.
When the fact dawned on him it nearly broke his heart, but now it seemed the redeeming feature of the case.
I don't think that has anything to do with the case.
This gentleman was a person of considerable worldly wisdom and experience; he had been officially associated with cases of striking and notorious crime, in which Government had lent its assistance to discover and punish the criminals.
He has an inbred capacity for reading the riddle the right way in cases of mystery, great or small.
To judge how much, in the case of any variation, we should attribute to the direct action of heat, moisture, light, food, &c.
In the first case, the change is attributed to the medium between the object and the place; in the second, it is attributed to the object itself.
That is out of the question in the present case," he said.
Sometimes, the money is wanted for purposes which I don't suspect in this case, and which I won't shock you by mentioning.
I want him to be done and come up here in case of anything.