The Citizen of Nature: In Series of Letters from an American Indian in London to His Friend at Home
J. Johnson, 1823 - Essays - 238 pages
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Page 221 - Hitherto shalt thou come, but no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
Page 160 - The man who resolutely divesting himself of habit and prejudice, of the false impressions imbibed from early childhood, resolves to know Truth, if haply she may be found, is sure to be assailed, threatened, mimicked, and insulted, with abuse the most pitiful and inane, with derision the most paltry, stupid, and futile, wholly unworthy of the exaltation to which human attainmentboasts to have arrived. 'His honesty is decried as presumption, his avowal of naked truth as sedition ; his exposure of existing...
Page 162 - that reason suits neither you or me : Sully did not go to mass, and Sully was of the council.' ' Maurepas, in this answer, only caught at the ridicule of...