Notwithstanding the calamities produced by the stadtholdership, it has been supposed that without his influence in the individual provinces
, the causes of anarchy manifest in the confederacy would long ago have dissolved it.
But Doctor Byles, and other gentlemen who had long been familiar with the successive rulers of the province, were heard to whisper the names of Shirley, of Pownall, of Sir Francis Bernard, and of the well-remembered Hutchinson; thereby confessing that the actors, whoever they might be, in this spectral march of governors, had succeeded in putting on some distant portraiture of the real personages.
It was afterwards affirmed that Sir William Howe had repeated that selfsame gesture of rage and sorrow, when, for the last time, and as the last royal governor, he passed through the portal of the Province House.
The empire of Britain in this ancient province is at its last gasp to-night;--almost while I speak it is a dead corpse;--and methinks the shadows of the old governors are fit mourners at its funeral!"
With these words Colonel Joliffe threw on his cloak, and drawing his granddaughter's arm within his own, retired from the last festival that a British ruler ever held in the old province of Massachusetts Bay.
"MISS SUSAN HUGGINS, at the PROVINCE HOUSE." A pretty chambermaid, no doubt.
Not only did she receive the whole society of the place at her house, not only was she charitable, pious, incapable of saying an unkind thing, but she was fully in accord with the spirit of the place and the habits and customs of the inhabitants, who liked her as the symbol of their lives; she was absolutely inlaid into the ways of the provinces; she had never quitted them; she imbibed all their prejudices; she espoused all their interests; she adored them.
In spite of her income of eighteen thousand francs from landed property, a very considerable fortune in the provinces, she lived on a footing with families who were less rich.
Nunez said Zarraga is the sixth evacuation center to open in Western Visayas region and second in Iloilo province
, the first one was built in Carles town.
House Bill 3054 seeks to create the new province
form the towns that comprise Maguindanao's first congressional district: Barira, Buldon, Matanog, Sultan Mastura, Sultan Kudarat, Parang, Kabuntalan Mother, Kabuntalan North, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Datu Blah Sinsuat, and North Upi.
Meanwhile, Hemal Gunasekara took oaths as the new Governor of the Southern Province