The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803, Band 33


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Seite 681 - Whatever alterations time and the necessary accommodation of business may have introduced, this character can never be sustained, unless the House of Commons shall be made to bear some stamp of the. actual disposition of the people at large.
Seite 159 - That an humble address be presented to his majesty, that his majesty will be graciously pleased to take into his royal consideration the...
Seite 597 - Let not this weak, unknowing hand Presume thy bolts to throw. And 'deal damnation round the land. On each I judge thy foe.
Seite 681 - The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people, as of late it has been taught, by a doctrine of the most pernicious tendency. It was designed as a control for the people.
Seite 645 - You tell the people, that when every thing goes well, when they are happy and comfortable, then they may meet freely, to recognize their happiness, and pass eulogiums on their government; but that in a moment of war and calamity, of distrust and misconduct, it is not permitted them to meet together, because then, instead of eulogizing, they might think proper to condemn ministers.
Seite 945 - Channel and the North Seas, as far as the Canary Islands inclusively, whether in the Ocean, or in the Mediterranean: two months from the said Canary Islands...
Seite 645 - Publicity makes it impossible for artifice to succeed, and designs of a hostile nature lose their danger by the certainty of exposure. But it is said that these Bills will expire in a few years ; that they will expire when we shall have peace and tranquillity restored to us.
Seite 739 - Without disguising the vices of France, without overlooking the horrors that have been committed, and that have tarnished the glory of the Revolution, it cannot be denied that they have exemplified the doctrine, that if you wish for power you must look to liberty. If ever there was a moment when this maxim ought to be dear to us, it is the present. We have tried all other means; we have had...
Seite 645 - Liberty is order. Liberty is strength. Look round the world, and admire, as you must, the instructive spectacle. You will see that liberty not only is power and order, but that it is power and order predominant and invincible ; that it derides all other sources of strength. And shall the preposterous imagination be fostered, that men bred in liberty, the first of human kind who asserted the glorious distinction of forming for themselves their social compact, can be condemned to silence upon their...
Seite 25 - COMMITTEE appointed to examine and state the total Amount of Outstanding Demands on The BANK of ENGLAND, and likewise of the Funds for discharging the same...

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