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ed America, resolutions strongly condemnatory of that measure were immediately passed by the Virginia House of Burgesses, which chanced then to be in session. Now, as it may be profitable to remind the Virginians of the present day of the great deeds of their fathers; as it may be well for them always to call to mind the rock out of which they were hewn, and the pit out of which they were dug, we ask them to linger with us around the House of Burgesses, as it was assembled together in May, 1765. To aid us in our task, we invoke the presence of Virginia's historic Muse, and we lay under tribute the genius of the biographer of Virginia's greatest orator. There were met, in their legislative halls, the rulers of Virginia, representing every class and every interest in the Old Dominion.--There were the rich aristocrats and lordly proprietors of the soil; there were the half-breeds, as they were called, descendants of the younger sons of the aristocracy, possessing the proud and