The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest Period; Their Industry, Commerce, Banking Transactions, and National Works; Their Institutions and Character, Political, Social, and Literary: with a Survey of the Territory, and Remarks on the Prospects and Plans of Emigrants, Band 1
Oliver & Boyd, 1844
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
allowed America appeared arms arrived assembly attack attempt authority Bancroft became began body Boston Britain British brought called carried cause Chalmers character charge Charles chief church claim coast colonists colony commander Company completely considerable considered continued council course court death desire determined direction dreadful England English entirely established expected expressed extreme favour followed force formed former given governor granted hands hope immediately important Indians Island king land latter laws Lord Massachusetts means measure meeting ministers named natives never object obliged obtained officers opposite party passed persons possession present probably proceedings proprietor quakers raised reached received respect river sailed seems sent settlement settlers severe ships soon spirit success supplies supported tion took troops usual vessels Virginia whole York
Seite 341 - I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of people so dead to all the feelings of liberty, as voluntarily to let themselves be made slaves, would have been fit instruments to make slaves of all the rest.
Seite 124 - I thank God there are no free schools, nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years ; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both...
Seite 365 - We shall be forced ultimately to retract; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive acts: they must be repealed— you will repeal them; I pledge myself for it, that you will in the end repeal them; I stake my reputation on it: I will consent to be taken for an idiot if they are not finally repealed.
Seite 304 - I can, at any rate, show that the experiments made with it at the end of the seventeenth and the beginning of the eighteenth century fully confirm the high encomium bestowed by Dioscorides upon his indicum.
Seite 178 - I find them so curiously penned, so full of branches and circumstances, that I think the inquisition of Spain used not so many questions to comprehend and to trap their priests.
Seite 353 - ... will vanquish our foes. Let us consider the issue. Let us look to the end. Let us weigh and consider before we advance to those measures which must bring on the most trying and terrible struggle this country ever saw.
Seite 341 - In such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, if she fell, would fall like the strong man; she would embrace the pillars of the state, and pull down the Constitution along with her.
Seite 234 - The old magistrates were reinstated, as a council of safety ; the whole town rose in arms, " with the most unanimous resolution that ever inspired a people ; " and a Declaration, read from the balcony, defended the insurrection as a duty to God and the country.