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... taken to apprehend the persons responsible for the late disorders in Boston ,
— particularly those connected with the seizure of John Hancock ' s sloop Liberty
for smuggling , — with a view to sending them 16 Burke ' s Speech on
A general warrant was issued for the apprehension of all persons concerned in
the publication of the offensive newspaper . Wilkes , pleading his privilege as a
member of Parliament , was released , and the court shortly declared general ...
The Administration of Justice Act provided for the trial in England or in another
colony of any person indicted in Massachusetts for murder or other capital crime
because of some act committed by him in the enforcement of law , in case a fair ...
Sir , Parliament , having an enlarged view of objects , made , during this interval ,
more frequent changes in 10 their sentiments and their conduct than could be
justified in a particular person upon the contracted scale of private information .
... few moments in which decorum yields to a higher duty . Public calamity is a
mighty leveller ; and there are occasions when any , even the slightest , chance
of doing good must be laid hold on 20 even by the most inconsiderable person .
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This well-crafted address was presented as a series of suggestions for a way to conciliate the American colonists and avoid a revolt. The common-sense points that Burke makes and the ways that he goes ... Leer reseña completa