The Speeches of the Right Honourable George Canning: With a Memoir of His Life, Band 6

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J. Ridgway & sons, 1836
 

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Seite 106 - I called the New World into existence, to redress the balance of the Old.
Seite 287 - You have among you many a purchas'd slave, Which, like your asses, and your dogs, and mules, You use in abject and in slavish parts , Because you bought them : — shall I say to you , Let them be free ; marry them to your heirs?
Seite 333 - Thus every good his native wilds impart, Imprints the patriot passion on his heart; And e'en those ills, that round his mansion rise, Enhance the bliss his scanty fund supplies. Dear is that shed to which his soul conforms, And dear that hill which lifts him to the storms; And as a child, when scaring sounds molest, Clings close and closer to the mother's breast, So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more.
Seite 170 - And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.
Seite 34 - ... keep the word of promise to the ear, and break it to the hope" — we have presumed to court the assistance of the friends of the drama to strengthen our infant institution.
Seite 380 - That the people are, under God, the original of all just power; that the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled, being chosen by and representing the people, have the supreme power in this nation...
Seite 25 - That the state of slavery is repugnant to the principles of the British constitution and of the Christian religion, and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British colonies with as much expedition as may be found consistent with a due regard to the well-being of the parties concerned.
Seite 170 - But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.
Seite 60 - Janeiro, on the 19th of February, 1810, being founded on circumstances of a temporary nature, which have happily ceased to exist, the said treaty is hereby declared to be void in all its parts, and of no effect ; without prejudice, however, to the ancient treaties of alliance, friendship, and guarantee, •which have so long and so happily subsisted between the two Crowns, and which are hereby renewed by the high contracting parties, and acknowledged to be of full force and effect.
Seite 170 - Behold the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we : Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.

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