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United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery

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Poor Douglas, before his death--when it was in sight--committed to me the manuscript that reached him on the third of these days and that, on the same spot, with immense effect, he began to read to our hushed little circle on the night of the fourth.
So far had Douglas presented his picture when someone put a question.
A little to my surprise, on this, Douglas turned round to me.
The Widow Douglas she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me; but it was rough living in the house all the time, considering how dismal regular and decent the widow was in all her ways; and so when I couldn't stand it no longer I lit out.
Douglas said it made her feel that she had received a very real and pleasing compliment.
John Douglas asked me to take you up to see his mother," said Janet the next day.
Douglas called on his mother's behalf to invite them up to tea on Saturday evening.
I would give the rest of my fingers to see the Douglas within arrow-flight of them.
Douglas (the present surveyor, who informed me of these circumstances) eight and a half square miles of forest near S.
Douglas says that no one can be considered as possessing a regular income.
Douglas, accordingly told the constable of the district that we always placed sentinels with loaded arms and not understanding Spanish, if we saw any person in the dark, we should assuredly shoot him.
Fifty feet above the ground, almost over their heads, a Douglas squirrel crossed the road--a flash of gray between two trees; and they marked the continuance of its aerial passage by the bending of the boughs.
534 C2 13 127 36 31 4 17 21 41 DOUGLAS 109 293 5 37 BIRLSTONE 26 BIRLSTONE 9 47 171
Some deviltry is intended against one Douglas, whoever he may be, residing as stated, a rich country gentleman.
I can tell you about Richard Coeur-de-Lion and Saladin, and about William Wallace and Robert Bruce and James Douglas,--I know no end.