Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Τόμος 1
R.W. Pomeroy, 1820 - 352 σελίδες
"The memory of those eminent personages, who proclaimed the Independence of America, by the memorable events and imperishable records, to which their names are associated, is secure from the injuries of time ..." (preface).
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Σελίδα ii - Congress of the United States, entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." And also to the Act, entitled, " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, ' An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof...
Σελίδα lxviii - that the king is the universal lord and original proprietor of all the lands in his kingdom, and that no man doth or can possess any part of it, but what has mediately or immediately been derived as a gift from him, to be held upon feudal services.
Σελίδα clxvi - The Americans have not acted in all things with prudence and temper ; they have been wronged ; they have been driven to madness, by injustice. Will you punish them for the madness you have occasioned ? Rather let prudence and temper come first from this side.
Σελίδα xcviii - No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries. No climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent, to which it has been pushed by this recent people ; a people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood.
Σελίδα ii - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Σελίδα clxvi - Act be repealed absolutely, totally, and immediately ; that the reason for the repeal be assigned, because it was founded on an erroneous principle. At the same time, let the sovereign authority of this country over the colonies be asserted in as strong terms as can be devised, and be made to extend to every point of legislation...
Σελίδα lxxi - America was conquered, and her setdements made and firmly established, at the expense of individuals, and not of the British public. Their own blood was spilt in acquiring lands for their setdement, their own fortunes expended in making that setdement effectual. For themselves they fought, for themselves they conquered, and for themselves alone they have right to hold.
Σελίδα 11 - I forbear, and come reluctantly to the transactions of that dismal night, when in such quick succession we felt the extremes of grief, astonishment and rage; when Heaven in anger, for a dreadful moment, suffered hell to take the reins ; when Satan with his chosen band opened the sluices of New England's blood, and sacrilegiously polluted our land with the dead bodies of her guiltless sons ! Let this sad tale of death never be told without a tear: let not the heaving bosom cease to burn with a manly...
Σελίδα 12 - But if the laboring earth doth not expand her jaws ; if the air you breathe is not commissioned to be the minister of death; yet, hear it and tremble ! The eye of heaven penetrates the darkest chambers of the soul, traces the leading...
Σελίδα 11 - But I forbear, and come reluctantly to the transactiona of that dismal night when in such quick succession we felt the extremes of grief, astonishment and rage; when heaven in anger, for a dreadful moment, suffered hell to take the reins; when Satan with his chosen band opened the sluices of...
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