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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 15: publicists and orators, 1800-1850 (search)
writers, and by their published works on various fields of American law they gave it coherence, stability, and strength. Though Marshall has undimmed honour as the founder of constitutional law, we look to these two men as the chief influences in building up other branches of American jurisprudence. They began their work when there was practically nothing written on American law, and when there was a feeling of opposition to the English common law, even as it was presented in Coke and Blackstone. The times were critical, and the work of these two men in laying the foundations of American law, in seizing upon the principles of the common law and adapting them to American conditions, and in building up, in general, a coherent and usable system was of great importance. A competent author, attributing much to the influence of these men, asserts that the achievements of the seventy-five years before the Civil War compare favourably with those of any period of growth and adjustment in
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
., 71, 89-90 Berkeley, Bishop, 196 Berkshire Medical College, 219 Bernaldez, Andres, 126 Bethel, 280 Betty Leicester, 402 Beyond the Potomac, 306 Bible, 210, 349 Bierce, Ambrose, 386-387 Bigelow, John, 143, 144 Biglow papers, the, 151, 246, 247, 251, 276, 280, 287, 362, 364 Bill and Joe, 239 Bill Arp. See Smith, C. H. Bill to Abe Linkhorn, 153 Binns, H. B., 263 n. Bismarck, Count, 133, 142 Bivouac of the dead, the, 290 Black regiment, the, 278, 284 Blackstone, 77 Blair, Frank P., 116, 117, 120, 183 Blair (Rhetoric), 124 Blake, H. G. 0., 8 Blake, William, 266 Blanc, Madame, 271 Blithedale romance, the, 18, 21, 29, 406 Blok, P. J., 146 Blood-money, 266 n. Blue and the Gray, the, 286, 303-304 Boker, George H., 167, 278, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284 Bon-Bon, 67 Boner, J. H., 330 Bonnie blue flag, the, 291, 292 Book of Ruth, the, 367 Book of sonnets, a, 40 Borderers, the, 38 Borough, the, 50 Boston Book, the,