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Page 585 - I candidly confess, that I have ever looked on Cuba . as the most interesting addition which could ever be made to our / system of States. The control which, with Florida Point, this island would give us over the Gulf of Mexico, and the countries and isthmus bordering on it, as well as all those whose waters flow into it, would fill up the measure of our political well-being.
Page 436 - A thousand years scarce serve to form a state ; An hour may lay it in the dust : and when Can man its shatter'd splendour renovate, Recall its virtues back, and vanquish Time and Fate?
Page 288 - Ireland, with a view to such a final and conciliatory adjustment as may be conducive to the peace and strength of the united kingdom ; to the stability of the Protestant establishment ; and to the general satisfaction and concord of all classes of his majesty's subjects.
Page 583 - You know that the navigation cannot be practised without a port, where the sea and river vessels may meet and exchange loads, and where those employed about them may be safe and unmolested. The right to use a thing, comprehends a right to the means necessary to its use, and without which it would be useless.
Page 583 - ... containing about ten thousand white inhabitants of every age and sex. Reason and events, however, may, by little and little, familiarize them to it.
Page 13 - And be it enacted that Goods the produce of Asia, Africa, or America, shall not be imported into the United Kingdom to be used therein; in Foreign Ships, unless they be the Ships of the Country in Asia, Africa, or America, of which the goods are the produce and from which they are imported...
Page 117 - Plantations or Territories to his Majesty belonging or in his possession or which may hereafter belong unto or be in the possession of his Majesty His Heires and Successors in Asia Africa or America...
Page 434 - From that moment, as by a charm, the tumults subsided; obedience was restored ; peace, order, and civilization followed in the train of liberty. When the day-star of the English Constitution had arisen in their hearts, all was harmony within and without. Simul alba nautis Stella refulsit, Defluit saxis agitatus humor: Concidunt venti, fugiuntque nubes; Et minax (quod sic voluere) ponto Unda recumbit.
Page 567 - For the last thirty years I have been in the habit of receiving a volume of poems or a poem, printed or manuscript — I will not say daily, though I sometimes receive more than one in a day, but at very short intervals. I have been consulted by hundreds of writers of verse as to the merit of their performances, and have often advised the writers to the...