The Monitor: Or, British Freeholder: From Aug. 9, 1755, to July 16, 1757, Both Inclusive, Volume 2

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J. Scott, 1757 - Great Britain
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Page 79 - A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage.
Page 381 - Tis Rome requires our tears. The mistress of the world, the seat of empire, The nurse of heroes, the delight of gods, That humbled the proud tyrants of the earth, And set the nations free, Rome is no more.
Page 1 - You have yet an opportunity, by God's blessing, to secure to you and your posterity the quiet enjoyment of your religion and liberties, if you are not wanting to yourselves, but will exert the ancient vigour of the English nation : but I tell you plainly, my opinion is, if you do not lay hold on this occasion, you have no reason to hope for another.
Page 385 - Remember, O my friends, the laws, the rights, The generous plan of power deliver'd down, From age to age, by your renown'd forefathers, (So dearly bought, the price of so much blood) O let it never perish in your hands ! But piously transmit it to your children.
Page 317 - For lo, thine enemies make a murmuring : and they that hate thee have lift up their head. 3 They have imagined craftily against thy people : and taken counsel against thy secret ones. 4 They have said, Come, and let us root them out, that they be no more a people : and that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
Page 33 - ... from wealth to poverty: for the riches of a state I take to be the number, fidelity, and affection of its allies; in all which you are notoriously deficient. And by your total insensibility, while your affairs are thus falling into ruin, he is become successful, great, and formidable to all the Greeks, to all the barbarians; and you deserted and inconsiderable; sumptuous, indeed, in your markets; but in everything relating to military power, ridiculous.
Page 462 - That in case the Crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person, not being a native of this kingdom of England, this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the Crown of England, without the consent of Parliament.
Page 256 - In my opinion, of all the countries in Europe where I was ever acquainted the government is nowhere so well managed, the people nowhere less obnoxious to violence and oppression, nor their houses less liable to the desolations of war than in England, for there the calamities fall only upon their authors.
Page 80 - I mention Juba's overthrow, And Scipio's death ? Numidia's burning sands Still smoke with blood. 'Tis time we should decree What course to take. Our foe advances on us, And envies us even Lybia's sultry deserts.
Page 294 - When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice : but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

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