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- Politically and legally, the President is unquestionably responsible in all cases for the action of any member of his Cabinet, and in this case it is as preposterous to attempt to dissever from him the moral, as it would be impossible to relieve him of the legal, responsibility that rests upon the Government of the United States for the systematic series of frauds perpetrated by its authority. - "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)", Jefferson Davis.
- I follow no order in my narrative: I wander; but how can one go far in the small and circumscribed region of earliest memories, bound each to each by some inwardly felt affinity, which neither time nor world wanderings can dissever? - "Confessions of Boyhood", John Albee.
- So the man was able to dissever the ghastly head and thus to slay the monstrous dragon. - "Tales of Fantasy and Fact", Brander Matthews.