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120 ページ - I have the honor to assure your Majesty of their unanimous disposition and desire to cultivate the most friendly and liberal intercourse between your Majesty's subjects and their citizens, and of their best wishes for your Majesty's health and happiness, and for that of your royal family. "' The appointment of a Minister from the United States to your Majesty's court, will form an epoch in the history of England and America.
27 ページ - III. c. 23, enacted at the earnest request of the king himself from the throne, the judges are continued in their offices during their good behaviour, notwithstanding any demise of the crown, which was formerly held immediately to vacate their seats, and their full salaries are absolutely secured to them during the continuance of their commissions...
93 ページ - When I mentioned the smallness of the church livings in Scotland, he said, ' he wondered how men of liberal education would choose to become clergymen there ; ' and asked, ' whether, in the remote parts of the country, the clergy, in general, were not very ignorant?' I answered, ' No, for that education was very cheap in Scotland, and -that the clergy, in general, were men of good sense, and competent learning.
21 ページ - You have heard, continued he, of an old Lord Bathurst, of whom your Popes and Swifts have sung and spoken so much: I have lived my life with geniuses of that cast; but have survived them; and, despairing ever to find their equals, it is some years since I have...
76 ページ - The King was pleased to say he was of the same opinion, adding, ' You do not think, then, Dr. Johnson, that there was much argument in the case?' Johnson said, he did not think there was. ' \Vhy, truly,' said the King, 'when once it comes to calling names, argument is pretty well at an end.
124 ページ - It is thus the essence of things is lost in ceremony in every country of Europe. We must submit to what we cannot alter. Patience is the only remedy.
122 ページ - I will be very frank with you. I was the last to consent to the Separation, but the Separation having been made and having become inevitable, I have always said, as I say now, that I would be the first to meet the Friendship of the United States as an independent Power.
30 ページ - I am not expert at description, nor can my fancy add any horrors to the picture ; but sure even conquerors themselves would weep at the hideous prospect now before me. The whole Country, my dear Country, lies one frightful waste, presenting only objects to excite terror, pity and despair. The business of the husbandman and the shepherd are quite discontinued; the husbandman and the shepherd are become soldiers themselves, and help to ravage the soil they formerly occupied.
53 ページ - ... made him an unlimited offer of any rewards in the power of the crown to bestow...
121 ページ - Sir,— The circumstances of this audience are so extraordinary, the language you have now held is so extremely proper, and the feelings you have discovered so justly adapted to the occasion, that I must say, that I not only receive with pleasure the assurance of the friendly disposition of the United States, but that I am glad the choice has fallen upon you to be their minister.