An essay on the origin, progress and establishment of national society; in which the principles of government, the definitions of physical, moral, civil, and religious liberty, contained in Dr. Price's Observations, &c. are fairly examined and fully refuted: together with a justification of the legislature, in reducing America to obedience by force: To which is added an appendix on the excellent and admirable in Mr. Burke's second printed speech of the 23d of March, 1775 ...
Printed for J. Bew, 1776 - 212 páginas
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Página 196 - Examine my second account. See how the export trade to the colonies alone in 1772 stood in the other point of view, that is, as compared to the whole trade of England in 1704: The whole export trade of England, including that to the colonies, in...
Página 206 - The march of the human mind is slow. Sir, it was not until after two hundred years discovered that, by an eternal law, Providence had decreed vexation to violence, and poverty to rapine.
Página 115 - Colonies js a j«fl war, will be beft determined by ftating the power over them, which it is the end of the war to maintain : And this cannot be better done, than in the words of an Aft of Parliament, made, on purpofe to define it.
Página 205 - That his said Country or Dominion of WALES shall be, stand and continue for ever from henceforth incorporated united and annexed to and with this his Realm of England...
Página 135 - Though born of human filth and fweat, it May as well be faid man did beget it. But maggots in your nofe and chin As well may claim you for their kin.
Página 113 - And what is offered to you by the late act of Parliament in their place? Liberty of conscience in your religion? No. God gave it to you, and the temporal powers with which you have been and are connected firmly stipulated for your enjoyment of it.
Página 2 - This is a cafe which is new in the hiftory of mankind >, and it is extremely improper to judge of it by the rules of any narrow and partial policy ; or to confider it on any other ground than the general One of reafon and...