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11 November 2014
Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.
11 November 2014
Nouns of number, or multitude, such as Mob, Parliament, Rabble, House of Commons, Regiment, Court of King's Bench, Den of Thieves, and the like.
11 November 2014
... but I do not remember ever having seen a newspaper in the house; and, most certainly, that privation did not render us less industrious, happy, or free.
11 November 2014
As to politics, we were like the rest of the country people in England; that is to say, we neither knew nor thought any thing about the matter.
11 November 2014
Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted.
11 November 2014
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada are the horns, the head, the neck, the shins, and the hoof of the ox, and the United States are the ribs, the sirloin, the kidneys, and the rest of the body.
11 November 2014
A full belly to the labourer was, in my opinion, the foundation of public morals and the only source of real public peace.
11 November 2014
I was a countryman and a father before I was a writer on political subjects.... Born and bred up in the sweet air myself, I was resolved that [my children] should be bred up in it too.
11 November 2014
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
11 November 2014
Women are a sisterhood. They make common cause in behalf of the sex; and, indeed, this is natural enough, when we consider the vast power that the law gives us over them.

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