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Page 292 - 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.
Page 413 - Subjects next hereinafter enumerated, that is to say : — 1. The Public Debt and Property. 2. The Regulation of Trade and Commerce. 3. The Raising of Money by any Mode or System of Taxation 4. The borrowing of Money on the Public Credit 5. Postal Service. 6. The Census and Statistics. 7. Militia, Military and Naval Service and Defence.
Page 336 - February last, and being desirous that all our loving Subjects as well of our Kingdoms as of our Colonies in America, may avail themselves, with all convenient speed, of the great benefits and Advantages which must accrue therefrom, to their Commerce, Manufactures, and Navigation...
Page 425 - Algiers which he has at Brusa and Smyrna. Despotism itself is obliged to truck and huckster. The Sultan gets such obedience as he can. He governs with a loose rein, that he may govern at all; and the whole of the force and...
Page 322 - I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of people, so dead to all the feelings of liberty as voluntarily to submit to be slaves, would have been fit instruments to make slaves of the rest.
Page 331 - Witch. WHEN shall we three meet again, In thunder, lightning, or in rain ? 2 Witch.
Page 34 - In the exclusive trade, it is supposed, consists the great advantage of provinces, which have never yet afforded either revenue or military force for the support of the civil government, or the defence of the mother country. The monopoly is the principal badge of their dependency, and it is the sole fruit which has hitherto been gathered from that dependency.
Page 343 - Representatives of the people so to be summoned as aforesaid, to make, constitute, 'and ordain laws, statutes, and ordinances for the public peace, welfare, and good government of our said colonies, and of the people and inhabitants thereof, as near as may be agreeable to the laws of England...
Page 400 - It is agreed that the people of the United States shall continue to enjoy unmolested the right to take fish of every kind on the Grand Bank and on all the other banks of Newfoundland ; also in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish.