Records of Patriotism and Love of Country

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Drakard and Wilson, printers, 1826 - 216 páginas
 

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Página 94 - I call upon the honour of your lordships, to reverence the dignity of your ancestors, and to maintain your own. I call upon the spirit and humanity of my country, to vindicate the national character. I invoke the genius of the constitution. From the tapestry that adorns these walls, the immortal ancestor of this noble lord* frowns with indignation at the disgrace of his country.
Página 74 - It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance \ which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime, and the punishment of his guilt.
Página 94 - These abominable principles, and this more abominable avowal of them, demand the most decisive indignation.
Página 130 - The forces entrusted to my command are designed to act in concert and upon a common principle with the numerous armies and fleets which already display, in every quarter of America, the power, the justice and when properly sought, the mercy of the King.
Página 8 - The Lord forbid that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.
Página 215 - Tender-handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you for your pains ; Grasp it like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains.
Página 131 - I have but to give stretch to the Indian forces under my direction, and they amount to thousands, to overtake the hardened enemies of Great Britain and America; I consider them the same wherever they may lurk.
Página 114 - When a righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die. Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

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