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Page 576 - the king would yield and consent to what they desire ; so that my conscience is only concerned in honour and gratitude to follow my master. I have eaten his bread and served him near thirty years, and will not do so base a thing as to forsake him ; and choose rather to lose my life.
Page 588 - emigration of whites who really enrich and strengthen a country. They produce the most pernicious effects on manners. Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgment of heaven on a country.
Page 710 - states in the preamble that in answer to the French orders— which, in violation of the usages of war, purport to prohibit the commerce of all neutral nations with his majesty's dominions, . . . [his majesty] feels himself bound by a due regard to the just defence of the rights
Page 587 - that the people have a right to uniform government, and therefore that no government separate from, or independent of, the government of Virginia ought to be
Page 710 - interests of his people, not to suffer such measures to be taken by the enemy, without taking some steps on his part to restrain this violence, and to retort upon them the evils of their own injustice. His majesty is therefore pleased
Page 391 - annual meetings ; (7) the origination of laws ; (8) the exclusive right of taxation and appropriation ; and (9) the responsibility of Ministers ; and with the exercise of these powers, they could obtain in future whatever might be further necessary to improve and preserve their constitution.
Page 169 - power, and the other is subordinata. It will then be easily proved that the power of the king in parliament is greater than his power out of parliament, and doth rule, and control it; for if the king make a
Page 712 - With the exception only of a very small portion of the coasting trade of our enemies, not a mercantile sail of any description now enters or clears from their ports in any part of the globe, but under neutral colours. . . . They supplant or rival the British planter and merchant throughout the continent of Europe, and in all the