The Universal Writer, Or Short-hand Shortened

S. King, 1824 - 42 ページ

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32 ページ - Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people. He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions to cause others to be elected ; whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise ; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
4 ページ - In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, intituled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
4 ページ - An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, " An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies during the times therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
33 ページ - Protection and waging War against us. He has plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people. He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to complete...
4 ページ - MEEKER, of the said District, hath deposited in this Office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claim as Author, in the words following, to wit : " Sermons, on Philosophical, Evangelical, and Practical subjects. Designed for the use of various Denominations of Christians. By the Rev. Eli Meeker.
30 ページ - Powers from the Consent of the Governed, that whenever any form of Government becomes destructive of those Ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it...
33 ページ - ... an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes, and conditions. " In every stage of these oppressions, we have petitioned for redress in the most humble terms. Our repeated petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people. '• Nor have we been wanting in attentions tv our British brethren.
8 ページ - Virginia implored the vengeance ef the Senate against her ravisher, the struggles of patriotism, and the resentment of virtue, presented to the mental eye of the auditor a picture, which, had he been able to embody it, would have excited the admiration of future ages, as much as it improved and delighted the masters of the world. The simple and unpremeditated eloquence...
31 ページ - He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them. He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless these people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.
8 ページ - The utility of Short-hand to the reporter of debates, to the .students in the Courts of Law, to the intelligent historian, to the private scholar, to the man of business, and to every individual whose convenience may be promoted by a mode of writing at once easy, secret and expeditious, has been too long acknowledged', and is in itself too evident, to demand thé further exposition of the Editor .- but it» indiscreet uses are net less evident than its direct application to all the purposes of life.