The profit of that enterprise will enable me to obtain a long, low, black schooner, raise a death's-head flag and engage in commerce on the high seas
. From my gains in that business I can pay for the Presidency, which at $50,000 a year will give me in four years - " but it took him so long to make the calculation that the bill to subsidise cat-ranches passed without his vote, and he was compelled to return to his constituents an honest man, tormented with a clean conscience.
THE SECOND class of powers, lodged in the general government, consists of those which regulate the intercourse with foreign nations, to wit: to make treaties; to send and receive ambassadors, other public ministers, and consuls; to define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas
, and offenses against the law of nations; to regulate foreign commerce, including a power to prohibit, after the year 1808, the importation of slaves, and to lay an intermediate duty of ten dollars per head, as a discouragement to such importations.
Lastly the Greeks sail away and Athena plans to destroy them on the high seas
Yes, here were a set of sea-dogs, many of whom without the slightest bashfulness had boarded great whales on the high seas
--entire strangers to them --and duelled them dead without winking; and yet, here they sat at a social breakfast table --all of the same calling, all of kindred tastes --looking round as sheepishly at each other as though they had never been out of sight of some sheepfold among the Green Mountains.
He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas
to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.
From the first the mere anecdote, the mere statement I might say, that such a thing had happened on the high seas
, appeared to me a sufficient subject for meditation.
They had heard of the frigate Phoebe and the Isaac Todd being on the high seas
, and were on their way down to await their arrival.
He spoke disrespectfully of the equator, he skipped from continent to continent, he derided the zones, he mopped up the high seas
with his napkin.
We'll spend our honeymoon on the high seas
, Ursula, and the cold Canadian winter under southern palms.'
Dismounting from his horse, and using him as a breastwork, he levelled his gun across his back, and, thus prepared for defence like a wary cruiser upon the high seas
, he permitted himself to be approached within speaking distance.
1st, to all those which arise out of the laws of the United States, passed in pursuance of their just and constitutional powers of legislation; 2d, to all those which concern the execution of the provisions expressly contained in the articles of Union; 3d, to all those in which the United States are a party; 4th, to all those which involve the PEACE of the CONFEDERACY, whether they relate to the intercourse between the United States and foreign nations, or to that between the States themselves; 5th, to all those which originate on the high seas
, and are of admiralty or maritime jurisdiction; and, lastly, to all those in which the State tribunals cannot be supposed to be impartial and unbiased.
You barn-yard tramps go hoggin' the road on the high seas
with no blame consideration fer your neighbours, an' your eyes in your coffee-cups instid o' in your silly heads."