The United Service Magazine, Volumen29

H. Colburn, 1839

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Página 274 - Sir, — I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of his Excellency the Commander of the Forces...
Página 59 - Destroy no palm-trees, nor burn any fields of corn. Cut down no fruittrees, nor do any mischief to cattle, only such as you kill to eat. When you make any covenant or article, stand to it, and be as good as your word.
Página 452 - But the Crown must, on the other hand, submit to the necessary consequences of representative institutions; and if 'it has to carry on the Government in unison with a representative body, it must consent to carry it on by means of those in whom that representative body has confidence.
Página 479 - Fires? or even that the whole of the tribes united could contend against the Kentucky Fire alone? " Brothers, I am myself of the Long Knife Fire. As soon as they hear my voice, you will see them pouring forth their swarms of hunting-shirt men, as numerous as the mosquitoes on the shores of the Wabash. Brothers, take care of their stings.
Página 206 - ... seamanship. In this country steam navigation produces hardy seamen, and British steamers being exposed to the open sea in all weathers, are furnished with masts and sails, and must be worked by persons, who, in the event of any accident happening to the machinery, are capable of sailing the vessel, and who must therefore be experienced seamen. The case is very different in America, where, with the exception of the vessels navigating the Lakes, and one or two of those which ply on the eastern...
Página 119 - Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till, by broad spreading, it disperse to nought.
Página 452 - We are not now to consider the policy of establishing representative government in the North American Colonies. That has been irrevocably done; and the experiment of depriving the people of their present constitutional power, is not to be thought of.
Página 471 - Prince, to see you suffering so much," said he, in a low tremulous voice, rendered almost inaudible by extreme emotion. "Sire, you have come to witness the sufferings of a dying man, and those who love him can have but one wish, that of seeing them shortly at an end.
Página 165 - Teonge began to find himself quite at home," no life at the shoare being comparable to this at sea, where we have good meate and good drinke provided for us, and good company, and good divertisments ; without the least care, sorrow or trouble ; which will be continued if wee forget not our duety; viz., loyalty and thankfullness.
Página 452 - ... hatred to each other, and to the institutions of the country. The French population, who had for some time exercised a great and increasing power through the medium of the House of Assembly, found their hopes unexpectedly prostrated in the dust. The physical force which they had vaunted was called into action, and proved to be utterly inefficient. The hope of recovering their previous ascendancy under a constitution similar to that suspended, almost ceased to exist.

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