The South Atlantic Quarterly, Volume 8

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John Spencer Bassett, Edwin Mims, William Henry Glasson, William Preston Few, William Kenneth Boyd, William Hane Wannamaker
Duke University Press, 1909

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Page 230 - and forming foreign alliances, reserving to this colony the sole and exclusive right of forming a constitution and laws for this colony, and of appointing delegates from time to time (under the direction of a general representation thereof,) to meet the delegates of the other colonies for such purposes as shall be hereafter pointed out.”
Page 62 - “Those who speak of him as original, mean nothing more than that he differs in his manner or tone, and in his choice of subjects, from any author of their acquaintance—their acquaintance not extending to the German Tieck, whose manner, in some of his works, is absolutely identical with that habitual to Hawthorne.”
Page 229 - are daily employed in destroying the people, and committing the most horrid devastations on the country. That governors in different colonies have declared protection to slaves who should imbrue their hands in the blood of their masters. That ships belonging to America are declared prizes of war, and many of them have been violently seized and
Page 189 - greatly endangered; this convention being firmly persuaded that, if the dominion over these lands should be established by the blood and treasure of the United States, such lands ought to be considered common stock, to be parcelled out at any time into convenient, free, and independent governments.”
Page 62 - “Morella:” “Morella's erudition was profound. . . - I soon found, however, that perhaps on account of her Presburg education, she placed before me a number of those mystical writings which are usually considered the mere dross of German literature. These, for what reason I
Page 216 - declared that “the doctrine of nonresistance against arbitrary power and oppression is absurd, slavish and destructive to the good and happiness of
Page 263 - “In every government there necessarily exists a power from which there is no appeal and which, for that reason, may be termed absolute and uncontrollable. The person or assembly in whom this power resides is called the sovereign or supreme power,
Page 72 - “I prefer commencing with the consideration of an effect. Keeping originality always in view—for he is false to himself who ventures to dispense with so obvious and so easily obtainable
Page 225 - have dictated the expedient; and if in any instances we have assumed powers which the laws invest in the sovereign or his representatives, it has been only in defence of our persons, properties and those rights which God and the constitution have made unalienably ours. As soon as the cause of our fears and apprehensions are removed, with joy
Page 229 - Thomas Person, and Thomas Jones, “to take into consideration the usurpations and violences attempted and committed by the king and Parliament of Britain against America, and the further measures to be taken for frustrating the same, and for the better defence of this

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