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Page 481 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Page 459 - British usurpation has not been more warmly cherished by these great men and their compatriots ; not more by Washington, Hancock, and Henry, than by Chatham and his illustrious associates in the British Parliament. It ought to be remembered, too, that the heart of the English people was with us. It was a selfish and corrupt Ministry, and their servile tools, to whom we were not more opposed than they were.
Page 79 - States, suspended by this act, and by the act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States, and the several acts supplementary thereto, may be renewed with the nation so doing.
Page 645 - ... have the character as well as the effect of war on our lawful commerce.
Page 241 - Resolved, That the Act passed the eighth day of April, 1812, entitled " an Act for the admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union and to extend the laws of the United States to the said State...
Page 461 - municipal decrees." confiscating in mass your whole property. You would have had instant war ! The whole land would have blazed out in war. And shall Republicans become the instruments of him who had effaced the title of Attila to the
Page 251 - An act making further provision for settling the claims to land in the territory of Missouri...
Page 451 - They have carried them off under pretence of legal adjudication, but not daring to approach a court of justice, they have plundered and sunk them by the way, or in obscure places where no evidence could arise against them ; maltreated the crews, and abandoned them in boats in the open sea or on desert shores without food or covering.