Rovings in the Pacific, from 1837 to 1849: With a Glance at California

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851

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Stran 363 - This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : Nought shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true.
Stran 346 - Foreigners who are, or who may hereafter become bona fide residents of this State, shall enjoy the same rights in respect to the possession, enjoyment, and inheritance of property, as native born citizens.
Stran 366 - All men are by nature free and independent, and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing, and protecting property; and pursuing and obtaining safety- and happiness.
Stran 323 - ... in the heavens above, or in the earth beneath, or in the waters under the earth.
Stran 199 - Tis done — but yesterday a King ! And arm'd with Kings to strive—- And now thou art a nameless thing ! So abject — yet alive ! Is this the man of thousand thrones, Who strew'd our Earth with hostile bones, And can he thus survive ? Since he miscall'd the Morning Star, Nor man nor fiend hath fallen so far.
Stran 77 - She was a form of life and light, That, seen, became a part of sight; And rose where'er I turn'd mine eye, The morning-star of memory ! " Yes, love indeed is light from heaven ; A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Alia given, To lift from earth our low desire.
Stran 359 - English captain once lamented, "the fifteen coolies I brought from China, and who were under a bond for two years with the party who engaged them, were no sooner ashore than they resisted their contract, and each turned his separate way. Nor would the authorities interfere.
Stran 47 - A French sentinel was attacked in the night of the 2nd to the 3rd of March. In reprisal, I have caused to be seized one Pritchard, the only daily mover and instigator of the disturbances of the natives. His property shall be answerable for all 'damage occasioned to our establishments by the insurgents; and if French blood is spilt, every drop shall recoil on his head.
Stran 262 - Never, whatever may be the progress of the sciences, will the savant, who is conscientious and careful of his reputation, speculate on a prediction of the weather.
Stran 130 - There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds : but the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children ; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom and was unto him as a daughter.

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