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s. A pamphlet from the pen of Alexander Hamilton, had been in circulation since December; in February, when the necessity of the appeal to the people was become more and more urgent, thegenial pilgrim from the south again put forth all his ability, with a Chap. XIX.} 1775. Feb. determined interest in the coming struggle, as if he had sprung from the soil whose rights he defended. Strong in t. The Americans are without fortresses, without discipline, without military Chap. XIX.} 1775. Feb. stores, without money, and cannot keep an army in the field; nor can troops be disciplined withouto their liberties the loss of ours must be. The Irish will sympathize with us Chap. XIX.} 1775 Feb. and commend our conduct. The tories built confidently upon disunion among the colonies. A lits of mankind, he rejoined, are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or Chap. XIX.} 1775. Feb. musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature by the h
f it cannot be accomplished without bloodshed, and should be a Chap XX.} 1775. Feb. signal for hostilities, I must again repeat, that any efforts of the people, unpxpenses of her governments. This was the true meaning of his Chap. XX.} 1775. Feb. motion, though clauses were added to make it less unpalatable to the pride of the a person so perfectly acquainted with the whole of American Chap. XX.} 1775. Feb. affairs, one whom all Europe ranks with our Boyles and Newtons, as an honor not rs, was resisted by ignorance, prejudice and passion, by mis- Chap. XX.} 1775. Feb. conceptions and wilful perversion of plain truth, and was rejected on the first s suppression. The colonies are not in a state of rebellion, Chap XX.} 1775. Feb. said Dunning; but resisting the attempt to establish despotism in America, as a which his rights and interests are intrusted. The defence of Chap. XX.} 1775. Feb. the ministry rested chiefly on Wedderburn. Gibbon had prepared himself to speak
he king received the address Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. of parliament, the members of the second provinfor the constitutional army. Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. They declined to levy taxes in form; but tht doubting that the power of Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. Great Britain would trample down, repress, and overn their numerous slaves, Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. and defend themselves against the Indians; thatington, and Locke, of nature Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. and eternal reason. The people are in their administration of the busy, Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. intriguing, enterprising Shirley, sent an answeauthority for the defence of Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. Massachusetts. Virginia and the Carolinas are ose was made before the set- Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. tlement of the colonies, and the declaratory acthe privileges of millions of Chap. XXI.} 1775 Feb. Americans should depend upon the discretion of pation and lawless violence, Chap. XXI.} 1775. Feb. is not rebellion by the law of God or the land.
after the speaker reported Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. to the house of commons the answer to their addpeople, taxed without their Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. consent, and their petitions against such taxats in the process of change. Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. The destruction of the tea at Boston had been c to the India company, pro- Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. vided the Massachusetts acts should be repealedrgennes, as he heard of it, Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. now more than ever is the time for us to keep oadverse ministry. Chatham, Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. wrote the French minister, can say like Scander died there in the cause of Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. freedom; they have shown their gratitude to youical principles for the dar Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. ling object of effacing the shame of his birth,wn colonies. Of the French Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. government, preventive measures were requested re, to be borne with forti- Chap. XXII.} 1775. Feb. tude, and better times expected. Every negot
Chapter 23: The anniversary of the Boston massacre. February—March, 1775. The French minister judged rightly; the English Chap. XXIII.} 1775. Feb. government had less discernment and wasFeb. government had less discernment and was deceived by men who had undertaken to secure New York to the crown, if their intrigues could be supported by a small military force. But the friends of the British system in that colony were not nch had been the fruit of that restoration, should be employed to impair the Chap. XXIII.} 1775. Feb. privileges of colonists of Dutch descent! By temperament moderate but inflexible, little noticede westward, and there form a settlement which in a short time would command Chap. XXIII.} 1775. Feb. attention and respect. The valleys of Kentucky laughed as they heard the distant tread of cluso nothing less than the agency of the Supreme Being. If we believe that he Chap. XXIII.} 1775. Feb. superintends and directs the affairs of empires, we have reason to expect the restoration and est
eatedly been held in Charlotte. That town had been chosen for the seat of the Presbyterian college, which the legislature of North Carolina had chartered, but which the king had disallowed; and it was the centre of the culture of that part of the province. The number of houses in the village was not more than twenty; but the district was already well settled by herdsmen who lived apart on their farms. Some time in May, 1775, they received the news of the address, which in the preceding February had been presented to the king by both houses of parliament, and which declared the American colonies to be in a Chap. XXXV.} 1775. May. state of actual rebellion. This was to them the evidence that the crisis in American affairs was come, and the people proposed among themselves to abrogate all dependence on the royal authority. But the militia companies were sworn to allegiance; and how, it was objected, can we be absolved from our oath? The oath, it was answered, binds only while t