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Page 156 - auctioneering ambaffadors and trading generals. We faw a revolution brought about by an affidavit ; an army employed in executing an arreft ; a town befieged on a note of hand ; and a prince dethroned for the balance of an account. Thus it was, that a government was exhibited, uniting the mock
Page 143 - they have been dammed up by the blue ridge of mountains, and have formed an ocean which filled the whole valley ; that continuing to rife they have at length broken over at this
Page 194 - Glows in the rainbow, fparkles in the dream, Smiles in the bud, and gliftens in the flower That crowns each vernal bower ; Sighs in the gale, and warbles in the throat Of every bird that hails the bloomy fpring, Or tells his love in many a liquid note, Whilft envious artifts touch the rival
Page 143 - on a very high point of land. On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred
Page 187 - with a recruiting party of a regiment then on foreign fervice. It was in the beginning of the war with France which broke out in 1744, rendered remarkable for the rebellion which the policy of the French court excited, in which fome
Page 67 - COUNTER DECLARATION. The intention of his majefty not being, and never having been, to interfere by force in the affairs of the republic of the United Provinces ; the communication made to the court of London on the loth
Page 94 - ratified and publifhed, they become, in virtue of the confederation, part of the law of the land, and are not only independent of the will and power of fuch
Page 99 - To provide and maintain a navy. To provide for calling forth the militia, to execute the laws of the union, fupprefs
Page 51 - we would have at any rate. In no other article was there any thing very formidable in the rivalry of France. Glafs would not be imported to any amount. In particular kinds of lace indeed they might have the advantage, but none which they would not enjoy independently of the treaty
Page 65 - and of his commands and finances, having the department of foreign affairs ; who, after having communicated ' to each other their refpeftive full powers, have agreed upon the following articles : I. His Britannic

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