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Chapter 12: The ministry offend the king as well as the colonies— administration of Grenville continued. April—May, 1765. events within the palace delayed the conflict with chap. XII.} 1765. April America. The king, in his zeal to give the law to his ministers and to govern as well as reign, lost his opportunity of enforcing the stamp act. No sooner had he recovered from the illness, of which the true nature was kept secret even from the members of his cabinet, than, bearing in mind that the heir to the throne was an infant of but two years old, he fearlessly contemplated the contingency of his own incapacity or death; and though his nerves were still tremulous from mental disease, he, with the aid of Lord Holland, framed a plan for a regency. The manifest want of confidence in his ministers roused their jealousy, and when they received his orders to prepare a bill for carrying his design into effect, they thought to fix in the public mind their hostility to Bute and
Chapter 13: The day—star of the American union. April—May, 1765. if the British Parliament can tax America, it may chap. XIII.} 1765. April. tax Ireland and India, and hold the wealth of the East and of the West at the service of its own septennial oligarchy. As the relation of the government to its outlying dominions would become one of power and not of right, it could not but employ its accumulated resources to make itself the master of the ocean and the oppressor of mankind. This system, if it is suffered to prevail, said Oxenbridge Thacher, of Boston, will extinguish the flame of liberty all over the world. On the discovery of the new hemisphere, the tradition was widely spread through the old, that it conceals a fountain whose ever-flowing waters have power to reanimate age and restore its prime. The tradition was true; but the youth to be renewed was the youth of society; the life to bloom afresh was the life of the race. Freedom, thy brow chap. XIII.} 1