The Relations of the Industry of Canada, with the Mother Country and the United States: Being a Speech by Isaac Buchanan ... Together with a Series of Articles in Defence of the National Sentiments Contained Therein, which Originally Appeared in the Columns of the "Hamilton Spectator" ... To which is Added a Speech Delivered by Him at ... London, Canada West ... Besides an Extended Introductory Explanation, and an Appendix Containing Various Valuable Documents

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J. Lovell, 1864 - 551 strani
 

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Stran 165 - So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart ; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel ; While the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast.
Stran 71 - But if these things are done in the green tree, what shall be done in the dry...
Stran 145 - Rough is the road — your wheel is out of order — Bleak blows the blast ; your hat has got a hole in't, So have your breeches! " Weary Knife-grinder ! little think the proud ones, Who in their coaches roll along the turnpikeRoad, what hard work 'tis crying all day ' Knives and Scissors to grind O ! ' "Tell me, Knife-grinder, how you came to grind knives?
Stran 375 - Every subject's duty is the king's; but every subject's soul is his own. Therefore should every soldier in the wars do as every sick man in his bed, wash every mote out of his conscience...
Stran 405 - The country rings around with loud alarms, And raw in fields the rude militia swarms; Mouths without hands; maintained at vast expense, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence; Stout once a month they march, a blustering band, And ever, but in times of need, at hand...
Stran 146 - Who in their coaches roll along the turnpikeRoad, what hard work 'tis crying all day, "Knives and Scissors to grind O!" Tell me, knife-grinder, how came you to grind knives? Did some rich man tyrannically use you? Was it the squire? or parson of the parish? Or the attorney?
Stran 146 - I should be glad to drink your Honour's health in A pot of beer, if you will give me sixpence; But for my part, I never love to meddle With politics, sir.
Stran 121 - To prohibit a great people, however, from making all that they can of every part of their own produce, or from employing their stock and industry in the way that they judge most advantageous to themselves, is a manifest violation of the most sacred rights of mankind.
Stran 124 - All these advantages we receive by the plantations, besides the mortgages on the planters' estates and the high interest they pay us, which is very considerable; and, therefore, very great care ought to be taken, in regulating all...
Stran 61 - The capital employed in purchasing foreign goods for home consumption, when the purchase is made with the produce of domestic industry, replaces too, by every such operation, two distinct capitals, but one of them only is employed in supporting domestic industry.

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