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25th Congress American Anne April army Assembly Benjamin Benjamin Ogle born British Burton Burwell Byrd Charles City Colonel Colony Congress County Court daughter died Edward Elizabeth England father Flowerdew Francis Francis West gentleman George Yardley Governor Harmanson Harrison heirs Henry House humbly Jacob James River Jefferson John John Stott John Tyler Johnson Joseph Judge July June land Lincoln Litchfield Law School Loyalists Major Manahoacs March Margaret married Mary College Mary Webb Memorialists Msther Nancy Noland North Carolina Nottingham officer Parish Peggy Petition Powell prays Ralph Yardley record regiment Richard Richmond Robert Robert Burton Sally Samuel Sarah Saratoga Savage Scott Sept Sir George Yardley Smith Stott Stratton Sumter Susanna Taylor Teackle Thomas Harding Thos tion troops Turner Tyler Virginia Warren Washington Westerhouse Widgeon wife Wilkins William and Mary William Wilkins Williamsburg Wilson York yr petitioner
第 98 頁 - There is, however, a circumstance attending these colonies, which, in my opinion, fully counterbalances this difference, and makes the spirit of liberty still more high and haughty than in those to the northward. It is that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a vast multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom.
第 324 頁 - And I do hereby further declare all indented servants, negroes, or others, (appertaining to rebels,) free, that are able and willing to bear arms, they joining his Majesty's troops, as soon as may be, for the more speedily reducing this Colony to a proper sense of their duty to his Majesty's crown and dignity.
第 96 頁 - Imperious Caesar, dead and turned to clay, Might stop a hole to keep the wind away.
第 94 頁 - There is no antidote against the opium of time, which temporally considereth all things : our fathers find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors.
第 98 頁 - Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. Not seeing there that freedom, as in countries where it is a common blessing, and as broad and general as the air, may be united with much abject toil, with great misery, with all the exterior of servitude, liberty looks, among them, like something that is more noble and liberal.
第 96 頁 - No, faith, not a jot; but to follow him thither with modesty enough, and likelihood to lead it; as thus: Alexander died, Alexander was buried, Alexander returneth...
第 98 頁 - ... them, like something that is more noble and liberal. I do not mean, sir, to commend the superior morality of this sentiment, which has at least as much pride as virtue in it, but I cannot alter the nature of man.
第 147 頁 - ... to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and officers, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony ; unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
第 92 頁 - Who to his plighted vows and trust has ever firmly stood ; And though he promise to his loss, he makes his promise good. Whose soul in usury disdains his treasure to employ ; Whom no rewards can ever bribe the guiltless to destroy.
第 323 頁 - Proclamation, hereby declaring, that until the aforesaid good purposes can be obtained, I do, in virtue of the power and authority to me given by His Majesty, determine to execute martial law, and cause the same to be executed throughout this Colony. And to the end that peace and good order may the sooner be...