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Стр. 59 - I wish most sincerely there was not a slave in the province; it always appeared a most iniquitous scheme to me to fight ourselves for what we are daily robbing and plundering from those who have as good a right to freedom as we have.
Стр. 74 - Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people ? And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.
Стр. 77 - O yes; it is the glorious fourth of July — God bless it — God bless you all." In the course of the day he said, " It is a great and glorious day.
Стр. 75 - My feelings are not those of pride or ostentation upon the occasion. "They are solemnized by a sense of the obligations, the important trusts, and numerous duties connected with it. That you may be enabled to discharge them with honor to yourself, with justice and impartiality to your country, and with satisfaction to this great people, shall be the daily prayer of your "AA...
Стр. 55 - You cannot be, I know, nor do I wish to see you, an inactive spectator but, if the sword be drawn, I bid adieu to all domestic felicity, and look forward to that country, where there are neither wars nor rumors of war, in a firm belief, that, through the mercy of its King, we shall both rejoice there together.
Стр. 35 - The little isles that deck thy breast, And calmly on thy bosom rest, How often, in my childish glee, I've sported round them, bright and free ! Could I but see thee once again, My own, my beautiful Champlain!
Стр. 63 - I went to bed about twelve, and rose again a little after one. I could no more sleep than if I had been in the engagement; the rattling of the windows, the jar of the house, the continual roar of twenty-four pounders, and the bursting of shells, give us such ideas, and realize a scene to us of which we could form scarcely any conception. About six, this morning, there was quiet. I rejoiced in a few hours
Стр. 48 - She gave one more look, two or three short fluttering breaths, and all was over — her spirit was with its God — not a struggle or groan preceded her departure. Her father just came in time to witness her last breath.
Стр. 136 - Miss Reynolds told the doctor of all our rapturous exclamations on the road. He shook his scientific head at Hannah, and said, " She was a silly thing." When our visit was ended, he called for his hat, (as it rained) to attend us down a very long entry to our coach, and not Rasselas could have acquitted himself more en cavalier.
Стр. 152 - I saw that nothing but hostilities would ensue ; so I made eleven more of these agreeable visits ; and as I improved in the art of canvassing, had better success. Miss...

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