History of the United States, from the discovery of the amarican continent, 第 3 卷

Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1855

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第 111 頁 - Whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation. And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the armies of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth...
第 65 頁 - Union, and be able to execute it in such a Manner, as that it has subsisted Ages, and appears indissoluble; and yet that a like Union should be impracticable for ten or a Dozen English Colonies, to whom it is more necessary, and must be more advantageous; and who cannot be supposed to want an equal Understanding of their Interests.
第 316 頁 - These laws also ought to be designed for no other end ultimately but the good of the people. Thirdly, They must not raise taxes on the property of the people without the consent of the people, given by themselves or their deputies.
第 325 頁 - The consequences of the entire cession of Canada are obvious. I am persuaded England will ere long repent of having removed the only check that could keep her colonies in awe. They stand no longer in need of her protection; she will call on them to contribute toward supporting the burdens they have helped to bring on her; and they will answer by striking off all dependence.
第 7 頁 - We are cheered by rays from former centuries, and live in the sunny reflection of all their light. What though thought is invisible, and, even when effective, seems as transient as the wind that raised the cloud? It is yet free and indestructible ; can as little be bound in chains as the aspiring flame ; and, when once generated, takes eternity for its guardian.
第 236 頁 - It can be but a small party, come to burn a few houses and retire," said Montcalm, in amazement, as the news reached him in his intrenchments on the other side of the St. Charles; but, obtaining better information, " Then," he cried," they have at last got to the weak side of this miserable garrison; we must give battle and crush them before mid-day.
第 143 頁 - Gentlemen : I have received from his Excellency, Governor Lawrence, the King's commission which I have in my hand ; and by his orders you are convened together, to manifest to you his Majesty's final resolution to the French inhabitants of this his Province of Nova Scotia...
第 76 頁 - But the Great Being above allowed it to be a place of residence for us; so, fathers, I desire you to withdraw, as I have done our brothers the English; for I will keep you at arm's length.
第 235 頁 - The autumn evening was bright ; and the General, under the clear starlight, visited his stations, to make his final inspection, and utter his last words of encouragement. As he passed from ship to ship, he spoke to those in the boat with him of the poet Gray, and the " Elegy in a Country Churchyard." ' I,' said he, ' would prefer being the author of that poem to the glory of beating the French to-morrow...
第 114 頁 - North, well educated, abounding in goodhumor, made his entrance into public life, with such universal favor that every company resounded with the praises of his parts and merit. But Newcastle had computed what he might dare ; at the elections, corruption had returned a majority devoted to the minister who was incapable of settled purposes or consistent conduct. The period when the English aristocracy ruled with the least admixture of royalty or popularity was the period when the British empire was...