They were of hostile tribes, brought together by the influence
of the American government; and it is worthy of remark, that a common policy led them both to adopt the same subject.
Had the Colonel survived only a few weeks longer, it is probable that his great political influence
, and powerful connections at home and abroad, would have consummated all that was necessary to render the claim available.
During that long interval Starbuck would ever be apt to fall into open relapses of rebellion against his captain's leadership, unless some ordinary, prudential, circumstantial influences
were brought to bear upon him.
Woodhouse hoped to influence
every visitor of the newly married pair; but still the cake was eaten; and there was no rest for his benevolent nerves till it was all gone.
Lastly, the investigations were to end in discovering whether there was any female relative, or any woman exercising domestic authority in the house, who was known to have an influence
over either father or son.
I am well, and your father has influence
The proof of this proposition turns upon the greater degree of influence
which the State governments if they administer their affairs with uprightness and prudence, will generally possess over the people; a circumstance which at the same time teaches us that there is an inherent and intrinsic weakness in all federal constitutions; and that too much pains cannot be taken in their organization, to give them all the force which is compatible with the principles of liberty.
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
For the Independent Journal.
It is extremely probable, also, that after the ratio of representation had been adjusted, this very compromise must have produced a fresh struggle between the same parties, to give such a turn to the organization of the government, and to the distribution of its powers, as would increase the importance of the branches, in forming which they had respectively obtained the greatest share of influence
I have no influence
over my master; but you, perhaps--"
Gardiner, "that no consideration with regard to this young man will influence
Attempt of the American Government to Counteract Foreign Influence
Over the Indian Tribes.