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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 88 88 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 70 70 Browse Search
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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 58 58 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 8 Browse Search
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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 4 4 Browse Search
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d such the sentiments of Voltaire, and as he believed of every landholder, the people has neither time nor capacity for selfinstruc-tion; they would die of hunger before becoming philosophers. It seems to me essential that there should be ignorant poor. II me paralt essentiel qu'il y ait des gueux ignorans. Preach virtue to the lower classes; when the populace meddles with reasoning, all is lost. Quand la populace se mele de raisonner, tout est perdu. Voltaire a M. Damilaville, ler Avril, 1766. The school of Voltaire did not so much seek the total overthrow of despotism as desire to make his philosophy its counsellor; and shielded the vices of a libidinous oligarchy by proposing love of self as the cornerstone of morality. The great view which pervades his writings is the humanizing influence of letters, and not the regenerating power of truth. He welcomed, therefore, every thing which softened barbarism, refined society, and stayed the cruelties of superstition; but he could
opt the same covenant. If the great men are determined to enforce the Act, said John Adams, on New Year's day, on some 1766 Jan vague news from New-York, they will find it a more obstinate war than the conquest of Canada and Louisiana. Great Sirle; that they themselves would go to the last extremity, and venture their lives and fortunes, effectually to chap. XX.} 1766. Jan. prevent the Stamp Act. On the following night the ship which arrived from London with ten more packages of stamps fy. They called on impartial history to record the strong testimonies given by the people of the continent of chap. XX.} 1766. Jan. their loyalty, and the equal testimony which they had given of their love of liberty, by a glorious stand even againidle. New-York and Boston would both be defenceless to a royal fleet; and they being possessed by the king's chap. XX.} 1766. Jan. forces, no other town or place could stand out. A forcible subjection is unavoidable, let it cost what it will. The
sted his advice as to the measures chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. proper to be taken with regard to AmericaI may not be able to attend on the chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. day that may be fixed by the house for thesented at the time when this law, chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. as captious as it is iniquitous, was passe done if her arms in the last war chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. had been victorious. Precis in the Fre only adopt all that has just been chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. said, but believe it expresses the sentimd on the continent in favor of the chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. islands. Let acts of parliament in consegreatest of orators, for his words chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. swayed events, opening the gates of futurghts of the imperial crown, it was chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. Edmund Burke. He was the advocate of an Welbore Ellis. The American Con- chap. XXI.} 1766 Jan. gress at New-York, they argued, was a fedetion between internal and external chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. taxation, as a novelty unfounded in truth[12 more...]
day of February, when the Duke of chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. Grafton himself offered in the House of Lhe would readily expound the most chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. mysterious intricacies of law, or analyzeg enough to see an end put to the chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. mischief which will be the result of the elves against it, which could not chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. be effected without great violences. No onstitution of Great Britain; and chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. I suppose it is not meant to new model th properly interposed for the pur- chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. pose of a general taxation, as the coloniies which would be fatal to both. chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. Interest very soon divides mercantile peociples of the revolution of 1688, chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. against the right of the colonists to enjven while Mansfield was speaking, chap. XXII.} 1766. Feb. the press of London gave to the world a vccurrences in America, in a letter to a friend, 1766, 38-40. for a general parliament, to which ever[11 more...]
e execution of all acts, meaning chap. XXIII.} 1766. Feb. specially the Stamp Act. With instant jected, in a very full house, by chap. XXIII.} 1766. Feb. more than two to one. The minority werBute, whom they had so hated and chap. XXIII.} 1766. Feb. wronged. It was a proud moment for Bute,um, doubled in about twenty-five chap. XXIII.} 1766. Feb. years; that their demand for British manuegulate commerce; and considered chap. XXIII.} 1766. Feb. that body as the great bulwark and securi paid for the postage of letters chap. XXIII.} 1766. Feb. is merely a remuneration for a service dof Grenville. No, said Franklin, chap. XXIII.} 1766. Feb. I believe not.—Then, continued the interr through the lobby, by almost all chap XXIII.} 1766. Feb. the persons there. Conway moved for lermest friends of the act. He ac- chap. XXIII.} 1766. Feb. knowledged his perplexity in making an ophe relenting of the House of Com- chap. XXIII} 1766. Feb. mons concerning the Stamp Act, I rejoice,[8 more...]
he continent. Stratford, in Con- chap. XXIV.} 1766. Mar. necticut, resolved never to be wanting, at. He pleaded further, that even chap. XXIV.} 1766. Mar. by charters and compacts, the people of Von the second day of March, it is chap. XXIV.} 1766. Mar. in me alone that the sovereign power resiat the British parliament have no chap. XXIV.} 1766. Mar. right to tax the Americans. The declarmust submit, voted for the repeal, chap XXIV.} 1766. Mar. pleading his unwillingness to act on suchreat right of taxation without an chap. XXIV.} 1766. Mar. exemption of the colonies. Having thusn that had long slumbered in their chap XXIV.} 1766. Mar. graves. The third reading of the repeaof Pitt; general warrants were de- chap XXIV.} 1766. April. dared illegal; and Edmund Burke, alreaiseul, 21 April, 1766. To be pre- chap. XXIV.} 1766. April. pared for the change, and in the hope gland, the conqueror of Canada and chap. XXIV} 1766. May. the Ohio, the founder of empire, the apo[12 more...]