Memoir of the life of Josiah Quincy jun. of Massachusetts

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Strana 3 - Blandishments," said that distinguished son of genius and patriotism, "will not fascinate us, nor will threats of a halter intimidate; for, under God, we are determined that, wheresoever, whensoever, or howsoever we shall be called to make our exit, we will die free men.
Strana 363 - This Country will never be worth Living in for Lawyers and Gentlemen, till the Charter is taken away.
Strana 266 - That an humble address be presented to His Majesty, most humbly to advise and beseech His Majesty, that in order to open the way towards an happy settlement of the dangerous troubles in America, by beginning to allay ferments and soften animosities there...
Strana 151 - The true spirit of liberty was never so universally diffused through all ranks and orders of people in any country on the face of the earth as it now is through all North America.
Strana 332 - ... of this act. And if it shall appear so to have been done, the jury shall find for the defendant or defendants.
Strana 39 - it is twice blessed — It blesses him that gives and him that takes," does he not utter beautiful poetry as well as unquestionable truth?
Strana 308 - ... of the East India Company, and on board certain vessels lying within the bay or harbour of Boston, were seized and destroyed: And whereas, in the present condition of the said town and harbour, the commerce of his Majesty's subjects cannot be safely carried on there...
Strana 438 - I hope it will be lasting, and that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats : for, in my opinion, there never was a good war or a bad peace.

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