A Subaltern's Furlough: Descriptive of Scenes in Various Parts of the United States, Upper and Lower Canada, New-Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, During the Summer and Autumn of 1832, Volume 2
J. & J. Harper, 1833
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Pagina 180 - He has waged cruel war against human nature itself, violating its most sacred rights of life and liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended him, captivating and carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere, or to incur miserable death in their transportation thither.
Pagina 179 - For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies...
Pagina 178 - He has obstructed the Administration of Justice by refusing his assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone for the Tenure of their Offices and the...
Pagina 182 - At this very time too, they are permitting their chief magistrate to send over not only soldiers of our common blood, but Scotch and foreign mercenaries to invade and destroy us.
Pagina 182 - We, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress assembled, do in the name, and by the authority of the good people of these States, reject and renounce all allegiance and subjection to the Kings of Great Britain...
Pagina 154 - Once more upon the waters! yet once more! And the waves bound beneath me as a steed That knows his rider.
Pagina 181 - Future ages will scarcely believe that the hardiness of one man adventured, within the short compass of twelve years only, to lay a foundation so broad and so undisguised for tyranny over a people fostered and fixed in principles of freedom.
Pagina 178 - He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitutions, and unacknowledged by our laws ; giving his assent to their acts of pretended legislation...
Pagina 182 - We might have been a. free and a great people together; but a communication of grandeur and of freedom, it seems, is below their dignity. Be it so, since they will have it. The road to happiness and to glory is open to us too. We will tread it apart from them, and acquiesce in the necessity which denounces our eternal separation.