Alike in the political and military line could be observed auctioneering ambassadors and trading generals : and thus we saw a revolution brought about by affidavits ! an army employed in executing an arrest ! a town besieged on a note of hand ! a prince... The North American Review - Page 77edited by - 1848Full view
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...town besieged on a note of hand, a prince dethroned for the balance of an account. Thus it was, they united the mock majesty of a bloody sceptre and the...with one hand, and picking a pocket with the other. But the real gravamen of my impeachment against the present system of our Indian Government is contained...