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A Journal Of A Young Man Of Massachusetts 2nd Ed

Auhtor: Benjamin Waterhouse

Language: english

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Review by Chandler, September 2007


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... people will be very easily divested of their liberty my word for it, they will not give up at the sight of their men-of-war, or their red ...
... will be for the worse. It is the untried scene, that fills us with anxiety. We are more disposed to bear our present ills, than fly to others which ...
... dirty, sickly, and but half clothed, they excited in us all, commisseration for their great misery and indignation, contempt and revenge, towards the ...
... They had suffered much at Barbadoes, and they expected a different treatment in England but alas! Captain Shortland at once dissipated the illusion ...
... war, for attempting to blow up a ship. The prisoners were determined to protect him and when Shortland found that the prisoners would not betray him ...
... have waked in disappointment, agony and tears. This was the keenest misery I ever endured and at such times, have I cursed the nation that allowed ...
... of his conduct but with a pallid visage and trembling step, returned to his guard-house, from whence he was never seen to emerge while we ...
... firing, and I should think near forty fired at myself and three others, as I am sure there were no other men in sight at that time between ...
... I cannot conclude, sir, without expressing my high sense of the impartiality and manly fairness with which this enquiry has been conducted ...
... with but very little or no injury to the prisoners, as to drive them, for the most part, quite out of the square, with the exception ...
... put to shame, by the testimony of those same British agents, whose justification they have so eagerly, though unsuccessfully attempted. ...
... consequence of his ridiculous passion had not a navy officer, standing by, observed to him, that they were not soldiers but sailors, who knew nothing ...
... to believe that the war with England was unpopular. They judged of us by our party newspapers. The soldiers marched us about two miles, when ...
... The effluvium of it destroys them. Confined below, we knew little of what was going on upon deck some of us, however, were more or less there ...
... ordered them to take the d-d blunderheaded fellow below, and let some American take his place but after this expression of brutality towards the ...
... have neither liberty, property or homes, but what we merchants give to them. The American Seamen on board the Crown Prince, were chiefly men ...
... the young sufferer was brought upon deck, and stripped to his waist, and sometimes lower, and-Oh! my pen cannot write it for indignation! resentment, ...
... land, has been to me a season of thoughtfulness. Sometimes I thought I was like a despised Jew, among the sons of the modern Babylon, which I might ...
... importance of a good education, grounded on sound and serious principles, as since I have formed one among this congregation of wretchedness. I ...
... where the sentinel was posted, he heard the poor fellow breathe, and at length got sight of him-Ah, says Paddy, here is a porpoise, and I'll ...