The Monthly Magazine, 21. köide

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Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1806

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Page 63 - The same system of hovering on our coasts and harbors under color of seeking enemies has been also carried on by public armed ships to the great annoyance and oppression of our commerce. New principles, too, have been interpolated into the law of nations, founded neither in justice nor the usage or acknowledgment of nations. According to these a belligerent takes to...
Page 342 - Senate determined to sustain it : accordingly, by an unanimous vote, this body resolved, • that the capture and condemnation under the • orders of the British Government, and adjudica; lions of their Courts of Admiralty, of American • vessels and their cargoes, on the pretext of their 'being employed in a trade with the enemies of • Great Britain prohibited in time of peace, is an ' unprovoked aggression upon the property of the ' citizens of these United States, a violation of ' their neutral...
Page 63 - Some of these injuries may perhaps admit a peaceable remedy. Where that is competent, it is always the most desirable. But some of them are of a nature to be met by force only, and all of them may lead to it.
Page 4 - Nor foes nor fortune take this power away; And is my Abelard less kind than they? Tears still are mine, and those I need not spare...
Page 421 - Still gath'ring fast upon the trembling train ; Till, crowding to the corners of the wall, Down the defence and the defenders fall. The mighty flaw makes heav'n itself resound : The dead and dying Trojans strew the ground.
Page 224 - ... they fired, my opinion entirely coincided with that of the engineer and principal officers of the army, that they were in many places assailable in the forenoon, and that by the continuance of the same fire for a few hours longer...
Page 520 - Superstition, by which she endeavours to break those chains of benevolence and social affection that link the welfare of every particular with that of the whole. Remember, that the greatest honour you can pay to the Author of your being, is by such a cheerful behaviour as discovers a mind satisfied with his dispensations.
Page 442 - Mibsidy she had asked of Great Britain gave her, to obtain from France terms contrary to the interests which these resources were intended to protect. This, notwithstanding, has actually happened. The secret treaty, the effects of which are be.
Page 129 - They were cities and boroughs more within the jurisdiction of the Carnatic than the limits of the empire of Great Britain ; and it was a fact pretty well known, and generally understood, that the nabob of Arcot had no less than seven or eight members in that House.

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