HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE AMERICAN CONTINENT,

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Seite 157 - Whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation. And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the armies of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth...
Seite 10 - Parts it may ravage, but preserves the whole. On life's vast ocean diversely we sail, Reason the card, but Passion is the gale; Nor God alone in the still calm we find, .He mounts the storm, and walks upon the wind.
Seite 448 - ... at plough. Secondly, These laws also ought to be designed for no other end ultimately, but the good of the people. Thirdly, They must not raise taxes on the property of the people, without the consent of the people, given by themselves or their deputies.
Seite 122 - Look at the French ! They are men; they are fortifying everywhere. But, we are ashamed to say it, you are like women; bare and open, without any fortifications.
Seite 331 - In this situation, there is such a choice of difficulties that I own myself at a loss how to determine. The affairs of Great Britain, I know, require the most vigorous measures ; but then the courage of a handful of brave men should be exerted only where there is some hope of a favourable event.
Seite 256 - They are then, so far as they relate to you, the law of the land, for the king is the LEGISLATOR OF THE COLONIES.
Seite 314 - Your modesty equals your valor, and that surpasses the power of any language I possess.
Seite 332 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Seite 190 - As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country.
Seite 410 - I confess. Sir,' said he, . I had but too much reason to expect your Majesty's displeasure. I did not come prepared for this exceeding goodness ; pardon me, Sir, it overpowers, it oppresses me...

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