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Pagina 59 - And it is with GREAT CONCERN that I inform you that the events of war have been very unfortunate to my arms in Virginia, having ended in the loss of my forces in that province.
Pagina 273 - Many ages will not see the shores of our great lakes replenished with inland nations, nor the unknown bounds of North America entirely peopled. Who can tell how far it extends? Who can tell the millions of men whom it will feed and contain?
Pagina 184 - The openings are five feet fquare, and about four wide; they are lined .throughout with timber, and at the top of each there is a large wheel with a rope as thick as a cable, by which things are let down and drawn up ; and this is worked by a horfe. When a ftranger has the curiofityto fee the works, he muft defcend by one of thefe holes ; he is firft to put on a miner's...
Pagina 212 - Brunswick, whom he was by his commission and instructions directed to obey as commander in chief, according to the rules of war ; and it is the farther opinion of this court, that the said lord George Sackville is, and he is hereby adjudged, unfit to serve his majesty in any military capacity whatsoever.
Pagina 130 - ... passages in other modern authors, — in Young and in Thomson, for instance, — equal to any of Pope, and he has written nothing in a strain so truly sublime as The Bard of Gray.
Pagina 188 - ... as often as they think fit, they heap millions upon millions ; and finding this power to be a machine that may be worked backwards and forwards with equal facility, they extend their line both ways, and...
Pagina 4 - I do not remember which was the case ; and yet, though in a cause of so little importance, I will not utter a syllable of which I am not positively certain ; nor will charge my memory with a tittle beyond what it retains.
Pagina 81 - ... nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible.
Pagina 160 - When, at length you had determined in their favour, and your doors, thrown open, showed them the figure of their deliverer in the well-earned triumph of his important victory, from the whole of that grave multitude there arose an involuntary burst of gratitude and transport.