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Page 6 - ... unsullied sanctity of their lawn ; upon the learned judges, to interpose the purity of their ermine, to save us from this pollution. I call upon the honour of your lordships, to reverence the dignity of your ancestors, and to maintain your own. I call upon the spirit and humanity of my country, to vindicate the national character. I invoke the genius of the constitution.
Page 131 - ... that the rebels should not know that they had a man in their army who could die with so much firmness.
Page 12 - Alike essential to th' amazing whole, The least confusion but in one, not all That system only but the whole must fall.
Page 343 - That all supplies to the Crown being free gifts of the people, it is unreasonable and inconsistent with the principles and spirit of the British Constitution, for the people of Great Britain to grant to His Majesty the property of the colonists.
Page 19 - States, and that they have leave to report, by bill or otherwise.
Page 6 - I again call upon your Lordships, and the united powers of the state, to examine it thoroughly and decisively, and to stamp upon it an indelible stigma of the public abhorrence. And I again implore...
Page 6 - Spanish cruelty : we turn loose these savage hell-hounds against our brethren and countrymen in America, of the same language, laws, liberties, and religion ; endeared to us by every tie that should sanctify humanity.
Page 360 - The United States offer you peace, liberty, and security. Your choice lies between these and war, slavery and destruction. Choose then ; but choose wisely...