The Cabinet Annual Register and Historical, Political, Biographical and Miscellaneous Chronicle for the Year ...

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H. Washbourne, 1832 - Great Britain
 

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Page 83 - My lords and gentlemen, I have come to meet you for the purpose of proroguing this Parliament, with a view to its immediate dissolution. ' I have been induced to resort to this measure for the purpose of ascertaining the sense of my people...
Page 87 - I have not hesitated to authorize the application of such means as were immediately available for that purpose. But assistance of this nature is necessarily limited in its amount, and can only be temporary in its effect. — The possibility, therefore, of introducing any measures which, by assisting the improvement of the natural resources of the country, may tend to prevent the recurrence of such evils, must be a subject of the most anxious interest to me, and to you of the most grave and cautious...
Page 27 - That in order to secure the unbiassed choice of proper persons for representatives, the mode of voting should be by ballot, that intellectual fitness and moral worth, and not property, should be the qualification for representatives, and that the duration of Parliament should be but for one year.
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Page 230 - ... to be so important to the interests of humanity. " Regarding the state of Europe generally, the friendly assurances which I receive from Foreign Powers, and the union which subsists between me and my Allies, inspire me with a confident hope that peace will not be interrupted.
Page 85 - ... for its adjustment, you will carefully adhere to the acknowledged principles of the constitution, by which the prerogatives of the crown, the authority of both houses of parliament, and the rights and liberties of the people, are equally secured.
Page 150 - Commons, moved that the House should resolve itself into a committee of the whole House to...
Page 408 - A Scriptural Refutation of a Pamphlet lately published by the Rev. Raymond Harris ; " and shortly afterwards his principal poem, *
Page 408 - Roscoe could not be prevailed upon to submit to the drudgery of scholastic discipline; and, consequently, did not properly avail himself even of the small advantages of education which his parents were able to afford him. It was, however, his merit to discover in time the means of self-education. He early began to think for himself...
Page 227 - Parliament with the following speech : — " My Lords and Gentlemen, •• I am at length enabled to put an end to a session of unexampled duration and labour, in which matters of the deepest interest have been brought under your consideration. " I have felt sincere satisfaction in confirming by my Royal assent bills for the amendment of the game laws, and for the reduction of taxes which pressed heavily on the...

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