That committee reported on the twelfth of July, eight days after the Declaration of Independence had been issued, a draft of articles of confederation between the colonies.
There was thus no congeniality of principle between the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation.
not from the whole people of the whole Union--not from the Declaration of Independence--not from the people of the State itself.
In the Declaration of Independence, the enacting and constituent party dispensing and delegating sovereign power is the whole people of the United Colonies.
Each State is the constituent and enacting party, and the United States in Congress assembled the recipient of delegated power--and that power delegated with such a penurious and carking hand that it had more the aspect of a revocation of the Declaration of Independence than an instrument to carry it into effect.
The good aunt had long anxiously wished for just such a declaration
as had been made to her niece, and it was one of the last of her apprehensions that it would not have been favourably received.
must be in the tubes-- er--you wouldn't perhaps be offended if I was to mention--not that it's necessary, for your own good sense or any person's sense must show 'em that--if I was to mention that such declaration
on my part was final, and there terminated?
Godfrey pacified her by taking a sheet of paper, and drawing out the declaration.
He came back to my aunt and me, with his declaration of innocence in one hand, and with a box of matches in the other.
Notwithstanding the exclamations of regret and resentment, which followed so abasing a declaration, the chief took his seat, as if determined to speak no more.
His declaration was received in silence; and though several of the chiefs, who were in the counsels of Mahtoree, turned their eyes on their leader, none presumed to oppose so aged and so venerated a brave, in a resolution that was strictly in conformity to the usages of the nation.
Reproving the burst of admiration and triumph, to which the boldness of the declaration, and the freshened hopes of revenge had given rise, by turning his gleaming eye around the band, the veteran again addressed his adopted child, as if his purpose was not to be denied.