History of England: From the First Invasion by Julius Caesar, to the Accession of George the Fourth, in Eighteen Hundred and Twenty : Comprising Every Political Event Worthy ... : for the Use of Schools
J. Grigg, 1826 - 292 pages
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Page 219 - I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of people, so dead to all the feelings of liberty as voluntarily to submit to be slaves, would have been fit instruments to make slaves of the rest.
Page 2 - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 116 - He expired at Greenwich, in the sixteenth year of his age, and the seventh of his reign.
Page 151 - You are no longer a parliament : I tell you, you are no longer a parliament. The Lord has done with you : he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work.
Page 126 - ... in the seventieth year of her age, and the forty-fifth of her reign.
Page 192 - ... for children he condescended to lay aside the scholar, the philosopher, and the wit, to write little poems of devotion, and systems of instruction, adapted to their wants and capacities, from the dawn of reason through its gradations of advance in the morning of life. Every man, acquainted with the common principles of human action, will look with veneration on the writer, who is at one time combating Locke...
Page 13 - The barbarians chase us into the sea ; the sea throws us back upon the barbarians ; and we have only the hard choice left us of perishing by the sword, or perishing by the waves.
Page 233 - All that he had ever heard, all that he had ever read, when compared with it, dwindled into nothing, and vanished like vapour before the sun;
Page 183 - A couple of lobsters ; ay, that would have done very well ; two shillings — tarts, a shilling : but you will drink a glass of wine with me, though you supped so much before your usual time only to spare my pocket? — 'No, we had rather talk with you than drink with you.