THE PARLIAMENTARY REGISTER; OR HISTORY OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

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Page 352 - Supply ; and the Order of the Day being read for the Houfe to refolve itfelf into the faid Committee, Mr Philips J flood up, and fpoke to the following Effect : Debate on the Sir, Supply.
Page 143 - This species of universal subserviency, that makes the very servant who waits behind your chair the arbiter of your life and fortune, has such a tendency to degrade and abase mankind, and to deprive them of that assured and liberal state of mind, which alone can make us what we ought to be.
Page 143 - ... of mind, which alone can make us what we ought to be, that I vow to God I would...
Page 49 - That an humble addrefs be prefented to his majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give directions...
Page 131 - And we do strictly charge and command all our magistrates in and throughout our kingdom of Great Britain, that they do make diligent inquiry, in order to discover the authors and printers >of...
Page 194 - Ame" rica ; and for more elfectually preventing the " clandeftine running of goods in the faid colonies " and plantations;" might be read. And the fame being read accordingly; he moved, " That this houfe will, upon this day feven" night, refolve itfelf into a committee of the " whole houfe, to take into confideration the duty " of 3d. per pound weight upon tea, payable in all " his majefty's dominions in America, impofed by " the faid act ; and alfo the appropriation of the
Page 38 - Ye horrid towers, the abode of broken hearts ; Ye dungeons, and ye cages of despair, That monarchs have supplied from age to age With music, such as suits their sovereign ears; The sighs and groans of miserable men ! There's not an English heart, that would not leap To hear that ye were fallen at last ; to know That even our enemies, so oft employed In forging chains for us, themselves were free.
Page 146 - But I agree, that if the House of Commons was reduced to its natural dependence on the people alone, and the present system of making it the exclusive part of government was continued, we should approach to a pure democracy more than our constitution warrants, or than I wish to see.
Page 408 - But, when the jury have read, and fufficiently underftood the paper charged, and the paper produced, fo as to be enabled to pronounce that they are the fame papers ; when the averments have been...
Page 342 - And it declares and enacts that on every trial of an indictment or information for a libel the jury may give a general verdict of guilty, or not guilty, upon the whole matter in issue, and shall not be required or directed by the judge to find the defendant guilty merely on the proof of the publication of the paper charged to be a libel, and of the sense ascribed to it in the record.

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