The Westminster Review, Band 1

Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1824

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Seite 368 - Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land : and they shall be your possession. And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you, to inherit them for a possession; they shall be your bondmen for ever...
Seite 363 - That through a determined and persevering, but, at the same time, judicious and temperate enforcement of such measures, this House looks forward to a progressive improvement in the character of the slave population, such as may prepare them for a participation in those civil rights and privileges which are enjoyed by other classes of his majesty's subjects.
Seite 476 - I endeavoured to recall the ideas, they were feeble and indistinct; one collection of terms, however, presented itself: and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, I exclaimed to Dr. Kinglake, " Nothing exists but thoughts! — -the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures and pains...
Seite 288 - And Adam said, This is now bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh : she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of man. "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife ; and they shall be one flesh.
Seite 22 - On, on, like a cloud, through their beautiful vales, ' Ye locusts of tyranny, blasting them o'er — Fill, fill up their wide sunny waters, ye sails From each slave-mart of Europe, and poison their shore ! Let their fate be a mock-word — let men of all lands Laugh out, with a scorn that shall ring to the poles, When each sword that the cowards let fall from their hands Shall be forged into fetters to enter their souls ! And deep and more deep as the iron is driven, Base slaves! may the whet of...
Seite 494 - There's fennel for you, and columbines; there's rue for you; and here's some for me; we may call it herb of grace o
Seite 496 - Should we exert ourselves", said they, "in reducing this country to order and civility, it must soon acquire power, consequence, and riches. The inhabitants will be thus alienated from England; they will cast themselves into the arms of some foreign power, or perhaps erect themselves into an independent and separate State. Let us rather connive at their disorders; for a weak and disordered people never can attempt to detach themselves from the crown of England.
Seite 368 - Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong : that useth his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work...
Seite 38 - I can tell them of those who fought with savage beasts; yea, of maidens who durst enter as coolly as a modern bully into the ring, to take their chance with infuriated beasts of prey ; and I can tell them of those who drank the molten lead as cheerfully as they do the juice of the grape, and handled the red fire, and played with the bickering flames as gaily as they do with love's dimples or woman's amorous tresses.
Seite 482 - I had, in January and February of the year 1791, the additional misfortune to experience several extremely unpleasant circumstances, which were followed on the 24th February by a most violent altercation. My wife and another person came into my apartment in the morning, in order to console me, but I was too much agitated by a series of incidents, which had most powerfully affected my moral feeling, to be capable of attending to them ; on a sudden I perceived, at about the distance of ten steps, a...

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