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Page 310 - That this House will, early in the next session of parliament, take into its most serious consideration the state of the laws affecting his Majesty's Roman Catholic subjects...
Page 305 - Russell moved the House of Commons for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the representation of the people in England and Wales.
Page 318 - We must not count with certainty on a continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace, than we may at the present moment.
Page 263 - Neque est quaerendus explanator aut interpres ejus alius: nee erit alia lex Romae, alia Athenis, alia nunc, alia posthac, sed et omnes gentes, et omni tempore una Lex, et sempiterna, et immortalis continebit; unusque erit communis quasi magister, et imperator omnium DEUS. Ille legis hujus inventor, disceptator, lator: cui qui non parebit, ipse se fugiet, ac naturam hominis aspernabitur: hocque ipso luet maximas poenas, etiam si caetera supplicia, quae putantur effugerit.— CICERO, Fragm.
Page 201 - Nobody contributes, who is not willing; and though a good book may be run down and a bad one cried up, for a time; yet sooner or later, the reward will be in proportion to the merit of the work. A writer's fame...
Page 190 - Glory is the reward of science, and those who deserve it, scorn all meaner views...
Page 174 - Parliament. For by common law a bookseller can recover no more costs than he can prove damage, but it is impossible for him to prove the tenth, nay, perhaps the hundredth part of the damage he suffers, because a thousand counterfeit copies may be dispersed into as many different hands all over the kingdom, and he not be able to prove the sale of ten. Besides, the defendant is always a pauper and so the plaintiff must lose his costs of suit.
Page 53 - Christi fidelibus est, sanctam Apostolicam Sedem, et Romanum Pontificem in universum orbem tenere primatum, et ipsum Pontificem Romanum successorem esse beati Petri, principis Apostolorum, et verum Christi Vicarium, totiusque Ecclesiae caput, et omnium Christianorum patrem ac doctorem existere ; et ipsi in beato Petro pascendi, regendi ac gubernandi universalem Ecclesiam a Domino nostro Jesu Christo plenam potestatem traditam esse ; quemadmodum etiam in gestis oecumenicorum Conciliorum et in sacris...