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In the present condition of America, the States more immediately exposed to these calamities have nothing to hope from the phantom of a general government which now exists; and if their single resources were equal to the task of fortifying themselves against the danger, the object to be protected would be almost consumed by the means of protecting them.
It is simple, therefore it has been protected by the superstitious fear which your Puritans have always had of sacrilege.
My daughter Ginevra and my wife, having taken the sacrament that morning, escaped; the Virgin protected them.
It was the highest protected ground, and so naturally became the most important of their camps.
In democracies also it is necessary that the rich should be protected, by not permitting their lands to be divided, nor even the produce of them, which in some states is done unperceivably.
Why were we ever told to bring navy revolvers with us if we had to be protected at last by this infamous star-spangled scum of the desert?
He hated her and at the same time he had protected her as had been evidenced again when he had kept the great apes from tearing her to pieces after she had escaped from the Wamabo village to which Usanga, the black sergeant, had brought her a captive; but why was he saving her?
Two of them turned upon their tormentor, but the burning weapon on their ill protected flesh sent them staggering back out of reach, and in another moment all were huddled in the center of the campong.
Possessed myself of a strong stomach and a hard head, inured to hardship, cruelty, and brutality, nevertheless I found, as I came to manhood, that I unconsciously protected myself from the hurt of the trained-animal turn by getting up and leaving the theatre whenever such turns came on the stage.
It was only the tame that the gods protected, and between the tame deadly strife was not permitted.
But at last the Bitch, protected by the bodyguard of her Whelps, who had now grown up and were able to defend themselves, asserted her exclusive right to the place and would not permit the shepherd to approach.
The laws of my country, which ought to have protected me as an honest woman, left me helpless.

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