The Edinburgh Magazine, and Literary Miscellany: A New Series of the Scots Magazine, Volume 40

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Brymer, Murray and Cochran., 1778
 

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Page 186 - that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 410 - That they are entitled to life, liberty, and property, and they have never ceded to any sovereign power whatever, a right to dispose of either without their consent.
Page 323 - I do declare that I do not believe that the Pope of Rome or any other foreign prince, prelate, person, state, or potentate, hath or ought to have any temporal or civil jurisdiction, power, superiority, or pre-eminence, directly or indirectly, within this realm.
Page 521 - He then moved, that an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give directions that there be laid before this Houle an account of the amount of his Majefty's quit-rents in the feveral provinces of North-America.
Page 248 - I If war should break out between France and Great Britain during the continuance of the present war between the United States and England, His Majesty and the said United States shall make it a common cause and aid each other mutually with their good offices, their counsels and their forces, according to the exigence of conjunctures, as becomes good and faithful allies.
Page 248 - The Most Christian King renounces forever the possession of the islands of Bermudas, as well as of any part of the continent of North America, which before the treaty of Paris in 1763, or in virtue of that treaty, were acknowledged to belong to the Crown of Great Britain...
Page 410 - Not a single man of those who assume it, is chosen by us; or is subject to our controul or influence; but, on the contrary, they are all of them exempt from the operation of such laws, and an American revenue, if not diverted from the ostensible purposes for which it is raised, would actually lighten their own burdens in proportion as they increase ours.
Page 410 - What is to defend us against so enormous, so unlimited a power? Not a single man of those who assume it is chosen by us, or is subject to our...
Page 323 - I further declare, that it is no article of my faith, and that I do renounce, reject, and abjure, the opinion that Princes excommunicated by the Pope and Council, or by any authority of the See of Rome, or by any authority whatsoever, may be deposed or murdered by their Subjects, or by any person whatsoever...
Page 306 - This liberty of navigation and commerce shall extend to all kinds of merchandise, excepting those only which are distinguished by the name of contraband; and under this name of contraband, or prohibited goods, shall be comprehended — 1st. Cannons, mortars, howitzers, swivels, blunderbusses, muskets, rifles, carbines, pistols, pikes, swords...

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