The Scottish Historical Review, 10 tomas

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James Maclehose
Edinburgh University Press for the Scottish Historical Review Trust, 1913
A new series of the Scottish antiquary established 1886.
 

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333 psl. - And thus ends all that I doubt I shall ever be able to do with my own eyes in the keeping of my Journal, I being not able to do it any longer, having done now so long as to undo my eyes almost every time that I take a pen in my hand...
3 psl. - The power for which a Minister is responsible in England is not his own power, but the power of The Crown, of which he is for the time the organ. It is obvious that the Executive Councillor of a Colony is in a situation totally different. The Governor under whom he serves receives his orders from The Crown of England. But can the Colonial Council be the Advisers of The Crown of England? Evidently not, for the Crown has other Advisers for the same functions, and with superior authority.
338 psl. - This being accounted the best book of its kind that hitherto was made extant, my pen cannot enough describe how A. Wood's tender affections and insatiable desire of knowledg were ravish'd and melted downe by the reading of that book.
339 psl. - THAT all may know the dealings of the Lord with me, and the various exercises, trials, and troubles through which he led me, in order to prepare and fit me for the work unto which he had appointed me, and may thereby be drawn to admire and glorify his infinite wisdom and goodness, I think fit (before I proceed to set forth my public travels in the service of Truth) briefly to mention how it was with me in my youth, and how the work of the Lord was begun, and gradually carried on in me, even from...
334 psl. - Colebrook, was that incomparable hero who (in the History of Hall and Graf ton as it appears) twice passed through a great army of Northern men alone, with his pole-axe in his hand, and returned without any mortal hurt, which is more than is famed of Amadis de Gaul, or the Knight of the Sun.
333 psl. - I being not able to do it any longer, having done now so long as to undo my eyes almost every time that I take a pen in my hand; and, therefore, whatever comes of it, I must forbear : and, therefore, resolve, from this time forward, to have it kept by my people in long-hand, and must be contented to set down no more than is fit for them and all the world to know ; or, if there be any thing, I must endeavour to keep a margin in my book open, to add, here and there, a note in short-hand with my own...
18 psl. - ... Empire, growing, expanding, strengthening itself from age to age, striking its roots deep into fresh earth and drawing new supplies of vitality from virgin soils ? Or is she to be for all essential purposes of might and power, Monarch of Great Britain and Ireland merely — her place and that of her line in the world's history determined by the productiveness of 12,000 square miles of a coal formation, which is being rapidly exhausted, and the duration of the social and political organization...
18 psl. - For one I have never been able to comprehend why, elastic as our constitutional system is, we should not be able, now more especially when we have ceased to control the trade of our colonies, to render the links which bind them to' the British Crown at least as lasting as those which unite the component parts of the Union One thing is, however, indispensable to the success of this or any other system of Colonial Government. You must renounce the habit of telling the Colonies that the Colonial is...
15 psl. - Cobden and his friends, yet betray very clearly that they entertain it, nor do I find some members of the Cabinet free from it.

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