There is a higher law than the Constitution.
But you answer, that the Constitution recognizes property in slaves. It would be sufficient, then, to reply, that this constitutional recognition must be void, because it is repugnant to the law of nature and of nations.
The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools.- Thomas Eakins
The writer is by nature a dreamer - a conscious dreamer.- Carson McCullers
Nature is usually wrong.- James McNeill Whistler
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.- Marcus Tullius Cicero
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.- Edwin Way Teale
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|Birth:||16th May, 1801|
|Death:||10th October, 1872|
|Profession:||Lawyer, Politician, Senator|
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