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merit wherever found, they were but demi-men, who, in perfectly serious stupidity, thought themselves beings of a higher nature than we. Klopstock: Firstenlob. Halbmenschen, die sich, in vollem, dummen Ernst fur hohere Wesen halten als uns. But their pride was a pride which licked the dust, for almost all of them chap. I.} 1763. were venal and pensionary. The authority is an English Lord Chancellor, speaking his mind to an English Duke. Hardwicke to Newcastle, 10th Sept., 1751; in Coxe's Pelham Administration, II. 410. Almost all the princes of Europe are become venal and pensionary. The United Provinces of the Netherlands, the forerunner of nations in religious tolerance, were, from the origin of their confederacy, the natural friends of intellectual freedom. Here thought ranged through the wide domain of speculative reason. Here the literary fugitive found an asylum, and the boldest writings, which in other countries circulated by stealth, were openly published to t
rs, the stamp officer of New-York resigned; for, said he, if I attempt to receive the stamps, my house will be pillaged. McEvers to Colden, August. chap. XVI.} 1765. Aug. McEvers is terrified, said Colden to a friend; Colden to Sir W. Johnson, 31 August. but I shall not be intimidated; and the stamps shall be delivered in proper time; intending himself to appoint a stamp distributor. Yet dismay was spreading on every side among Sept. the crown officers. On the third of September, Coxe, the stamp officer for New Jersey, renounced his place. On the previous night, Sharpe to Halifax, 15 Sept. a party of four or five hundred, at Annapolis, pulled down a house, which Zachariah Hood, the stamp master for Maryland, was repairing, to be occupied, it was believed, for the sale of the stamps; and, shaking with terror, yet not willing to part with the unpopular office, which had promised to be worth many hundreds Sharpe to Calvert, 16 Aug., 1765. a year, he fled from the col