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Page 737 - An act for increasing the rates of subsistence to be paid to innkeepers and others on quartering soldiers.
Page 159 - ... when he should retire into the bosom of his happy and delighted family, when he should lay himself down on his bed, reflecting on the innumerable voices that would be raised in every quarter of the world to bless him; how much more pure and perfect felicity must he enjoy in the consciousness of having preserved so many millions of his fellow-creatures, than the man with whom he had compared him, on the throne to which he had waded through slaughter and oppression.
Page 738 - An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts...
Page 137 - Gruttan said, that the question lay within a narrow compass ; whether the Roman catholic was to go abroad ; form foreign connections ; involve himself in foreign relations, and bring home foreign affections to his country ; or whether he was to remain in his native land, and there acquire the instruction he was there to disseminate ? If this could be as well effected in the college of Dublin, he should rejoice at it ; for he would ever wish to see the catholic and...
Page 158 - When he looked to the man at the head of the French monarchy, surrounded as he was with all the pomp of power, and all the pride of victory, distributing kingdoms to his family, and principalities to his followers, seeming, when he sat upon his throne, to have reached the summit of human ambition, and the pinnacle of earthly happiness; and when he followed that man into his closet or to...
Page 405 - That the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished:
Page 727 - We have it in command from his Majesty to inform you, that the state of public business having enabled him to dispense with your attendance in Parliament, he has determined to put an end to this Session. " His Majesty, however, cannot close it without expressing his satisfaction at the zeal and assiduity with which you have prosecuted the laborious and important...
Page 3 - that it is highly criminal for any minister or ministers, or any other servant of the crown in Great Britain, directly or indirectly, to make use of the power of his office in order to influence the election of members of Parliament, and that an attempt to exercise that influence...