I have come to the conclusion that a goodly number of the fables that pass under the name of the Samian slave, Aesop, were derived from India, probably from the same source whence the same tales were utilised in the Jatakas, or Birth-stories of Buddha.
Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth.
We increase whatever we praise. The whole creation responds to praise, and is glad.
The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent direct royal prerogative.
In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.
In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters.
The first glimpse that we have of the notions which the Greeks possessed of the shape and the inhabitants of the earth is afforded by the poems passing under the name of Homer.
One might almost say that the history of geographical discovery, properly so called, begins with Captain Cook, the motive of whose voyages was purely scientific curiosity.
To force a man to pay for the violation of his own liberty is indeed an addition of insult to injury.
One thing, however, is sure, – that in all cases the effort should be to impose all the cost of repairing the wrong upon the doer of the wrong. This alone is real justice, and of course such justice is necessarily free.