The North American Review, Band 22

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Seite 389 - For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies...
Seite 390 - He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.
Seite 390 - Determined to keep open a market where MEN should be bought and sold, he has prostituted his negative for suppressing every legislative attempt to prohibit or to restrain this execrable commerce.
Seite 370 - To be no more. Sad cure! for who would lose, Though full of pain, this intellectual being, Those thoughts that wander through eternity, To perish rather, swallowed up and lost In the wide womb of uncreated Night, Devoid of sense and motion?
Seite 61 - All sheep and oxen : yea, and the beasts of the field ; The fowls of the air, and the fishes of the sea : and whatsoever walketh through the paths of the seas.
Seite 438 - Take thy banner ! and, beneath The battle-cloud's encircling wreath, Guard it ! — till our homes are free ! Guard it ! — God will prosper thee ! In the dark and trying hour, In the breaking forth of power, In the rush of steeds and men, His right hand will shield thee then.
Seite 384 - What can be your reasons?" "Reason first - You are a Virginian, and a Virginian ought to appear at the head of this business. Reason second - I am obnoxious, suspected, and unpopular. You are very much otherwise. Reason third - You can write ten times better than I can." "Well," said Jefferson, "If you are decided, I will do as well as I can.
Seite 391 - Nor have we been wanting in attentions to our British Brethren We have warned them from Time to Time of attempts by their Legislature to extend an unwarrantable Jurisdiction over us...
Seite 433 - To banquet on the dead ; Nor how, when strangers found his bones, They dressed the hasty bier, And marked his grave with nameless stones, Unmoistened by a tear. But long they looked, and feared, and wept, Within his distant home ; And dreamed, and started as they slept, For joy that he was come. So long they looked — but never spied His welcome step again, Nor knew the fearful death he died Far down that narrow glen.
Seite 381 - Peyton Randolph, Richard Henry Lee, George Washington, Patrick Henry, Richard Bland...

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