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Էջ 352 - Cataraguy to be surveyed and marked according to the said provisions ; the said commissioners shall make a map of the said boundary, and annex to it a declaration under their hands and seals, certifying it to be the true map of the said boundary, and particularizing the latitude and longitude of the north-west angle of Nova Scotia, of the north-westernmost head of Connecticut river, and of such other points of the said boundary as they may deem proper.
Էջ 190 - He look'd, and saw a sable Sorc'rer rise, Swift to whose hand a winged volume flies: All sudden, Gorgons hiss, and Dragons glare, And ten-horn'd fiends and Giants rush to war. Hell rises, Heav'n descends, and dance on Earth, Gods, imps, and monsters, music, rage, and mirth, A fire, a jig, a battle, and a ball, Till one wide Conflagration swallows all.
Էջ 352 - Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Էջ 169 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Էջ 111 - England! with all thy faults I love thee still.' I said at Calais, and have not forgot it; I like to speak and lucubrate my fill; I like the government (but that is not it); I like the freedom of the press and quill; I like the Habeas Corpus (when we've got it); I like a parliamentary debate, Particularly when 'tis not too late...
Էջ 406 - Should peace arrive after another campaign or two, and afford us a little leisure, I should be happy to see your Excellency in Europe, and to accompany you, if my age and strength would permit, in visiting some of its ancient and most famous kingdoms. You would, on this side of the sea, enjoy the great reputation you have...