The Rise and Progress of the English Constitution: The Treatise of J. L. de Lolme ... with an Historical and Legal Introduction, and Notes, Volume 2

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J. W. Parker, 1838 - Constitutional history
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Page 1111 - ... equip, furnish, fit out, or arm, or procure to be equipped, furnished, fitted out, or armed, or shall knowingly aid, assist, or be concerned in the equipping, furnishing, fitting out, or arming of any ship or vessel, with intent or in order that such ship or vessel shall be employed in the service...
Page 1110 - ... in the service of or for or under or in aid of any person or persons exercising or assuming to exercise the powers of government in or over any foreign country...
Page 560 - Britain may hereafter enjoy the same, except the Right and Privilege of sitting in the House of Lords, and the Privileges depending thereon, and particularly the right of sitting upon the Trials of Peers.
Page 1050 - Felony, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the Discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the Seas for Life, or for any Term not less than Seven Years, or to be imprisoned, with or without hard Labour, for any Term not exceeding Four Years...
Page 545 - Rates and assessed Taxes which shall have become payable from him in respect of such premises previously to the Sixth Day of April then next preceding : Provided also, that no such Person shall be so registered in any Year unless he shall have resided for Six Calendar Months next previous to the last Day of July in such Year...
Page 700 - It hath sovereign and uncontrollable authority in the making, confirming, enlarging, restraining, abrogating, repealing, reviving and expounding of laws, concerning matters of all possible denominations ; ecclesiastical or temporal ; civil, military, maritime, or criminal...
Page 700 - It can, in short, do everything that is not naturally impossible, and, therefore, some have not scrupled to call its power, by a figure rather too bold, the Omnipotence of Parliament.
Page 574 - And secondly, it means that the prerogative of the crown extends not to do any injury: it is created for the benefit of the people, and therefore cannot be exerted to their prejudice...
Page 608 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.

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