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Page 220 - Slaves cannot breathe in England ; * if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free, They touch our country, and their shackles, fall.
Page 131 - That in all cases where the duties on articles of the growth, produce, or manufacture of either country, are different on the importation into the other, it would be expedient, that they should be reduced in the kingdom where they are the highest, to the amount payable in the other...
Page 19 - Snceberg, are fwom enemies to the paftoral life. Some of their maxims are, to live on hunting and plunder, and never to keep any animal alive for the fpace of one night. By this means they render themfelves odious to the reft of mankind, and are purfued and exterminated like the wild beafts, whofe manners they have af> fumed. Others of them again are kept alive, and made flaves of. Their weapons are peiloned arrows, whkh, ihot out of a fmall bow, will...
Page 90 - In all the hues of heaven's bow And, swelling to embrace the light, Spreads around beneath the sight. Old castles on the cliffs arise, Proudly...
Page 167 - For in a discourse of our present civil war, what could seem more impertinent, than to ask, as one did, what was the value of a Roman penny? Yet the coherence to me was manifest enough. For the thought of the war, introduced the thought of the delivering up the king to his enemies, the thought of that brought in the thought of the delivering up of Christ, and that again the thought of the thirty pence which was the price of that treason; and thence easily followed that malicious question; and all...
Page 215 - Lo, as old authors ling, c the ftones 'gan pour/ Indeed an *Otaheite fhow'r ! The confequence was dreadful, let me tell ye ; One's eye was beat out of his head, This limp'd away, that lay for dead ; Here mourn'da broken back, and there a belly.
Page 219 - Make enemies of nations, who had else Like kindred drops been mingled into one. Thus man devotes his brother, and destroys...
Page 125 - What Preferences are now given to the Importation of any Article, the Growth, Produce, or Manufacture of Ireland, by any Duty or Prohibition on the Importation...
Page 172 - God forgiveness for an offence, which it had been his intention to repair by marrying her : that with...
Page 129 - Ireland, by laws to be passed by the parliament of that kingdom, for the same time, and in the same manner, as in Great Britain. V^ — That it is further essential to this settlement, that all goods and commodities of the growth, produce, or manufacture of British or foreign colonies in America or the West Indies, and the British or foreign settlements on the coast of Africa, imported into Ireland, should, on importation, be subject to the same duties and regulations...

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