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CHAPTER I
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that history afforded no example of such a surrender without an obstinate struggle. What more did Lord North, and the other authors of the disgraceful contest with America, than act upon this bad principle ?] "

The American colonies ought to have been "clung by"; but as a mother clings to her child, and not as a rattle-snake to its prey. We lost America by arrogance and injustice: we attempted to retain her by violence; we might have conciliated her by equitable concession. She was unprepared for the separation which we forced upon her; and nothing but the divine mission, of the greatest man whom God ever sent for the salvation of his creatures, could have released her from the worse than Egyptian bondage of a wretch more obstinate and more blind than Pharaoh. Had we been willing to retain the affections of America, had we granted to her the same rights and immunities as we ourselves were enjoying, the French Revolution would never have subverted all social order, and Freedom would have walked in quiet procession through Europe, no phantom, no exterminator. The better half of our navies would have been of American growth and guidance : and if we never should have needed the vigilance and energy of a Nelson, we never should have blushed at the somnolence and the nakedness of a Glenelg. The whole of our American policy has been absurd from the very beginning. In regard to Canada, we should have introduced our own laws and language : the laws instantly ; the language after twenty years from the conquest. Language is more efficient than religion itself in the cement and consolidation of a people. Encouragement and allotments of land should have been given to as many Scotch and Irish as were disposed to emigrate. It is not yet too late to fill up this omission.
P. 66. "[No man ever till now had the assurance to put forward, as a general
principle, so profligate a rule of conduct ; amounting indeed to this, that] when any set of politicians find their avowed and recorded opinions inconsistent with
the holding of office, [they may lay them aside and abdicate the duty of Government while they retain its emoluments and its powers]."

Is this an interpolation ? If not, what phrenzy in Lord Brougham to utter such an outcry ! In power he would snatch away from the hands of the Irish what, out of power, he thought insufficient for them. In power he would flog and fetter them for insisting on one-half of what his speeches had incited them to demand, What

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