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Page 68 - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city; and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
Page 567 - Who is it," said the jealous ruler over the desert encroached upon by the restless foot of English adventure — " who is it that causes this river to rise in the high mountains, and to empty itself into the ocean ? Who is it that causes to blow the loud winds of winter, and that calms them again in...
Page 520 - Separated by an immense ocean and an extensive wilderness from Great Britain, you have no participation in her councils, no interest in her conduct — you have felt her tyranny, you have seen her injustice ; but I do not ask you to avenge the one, or redress the other.
Page 570 - Second, intituled an act for the more easy recovery of debts in his majesty's plantations and colonies in America...
Page 520 - Had I any doubt of eventual success, I might ask your assistance — but I do not. I come prepared for every contingency. I have a force which will look down all opposition, and that force is but the vanguard of a much greater.
Page 111 - Directions from time to time, as you shall receive from us or any other your superior Officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War ; in pursuance of the Trust hereby reposed in You.
Page 523 - An act to provide for the erection of a Monument to the Memory of the late President Major General Sir Isaac Brock.
Page 631 - I believe, towards the close of the last century, and the beginning of the present, sent out more living writers, in its proportion, than any other school.
Page 190 - I, AB, do promise and declare that I will maintain and defend to " the utmost of my power the authority of the King in His Parliament, as " the supreme Legislature of this Province...