History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons

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Page 94 - Providence, to oppose an effectual barrier to the further progress of a system which strikes at the security and peace of all independent nations, and is pursued in open defiance of every principle of moderation, good faith, humanity, and justice.
Page 145 - That the order of the day for the fecond reading of the Bill to incapacitate William Abraham, James Anderfon, junior, &c.
Page 158 - ... but by an infringement or diminution of one or other of thefe important rights, the prefervation of thefe, inviolate, may juftly be faid to include the prefervation of our civil immunities in their largeft...
Page 111 - The National Convention declares, in the name of the French nation, that it will grant fraternity and assistance to all people who wish to recover their liberty ; and it charges the executive power to send the necessary orders to the generals, to give succours to such people, and to defend those citizens who have suffered, or may suffer, in the cause of liberty.
Page 72 - Religioufly faithful to the principles of its conftitution, whatever may be definitively the fortune of her arms in this war, France repels every idea of aggrandifement...
Page 276 - It has been the admiration of the world for its cultivation and its plenty; for the comforts of the poor, the splendour of the rich, and the content and prosperity of all.
Page 232 - I cannot but dread the event of a queftion in which my rights may beat iffue, with fuch opponents as the Managers of this profecution, fpeaking in the name of the Houfe of Commons, and of all the Commons of Great Britain. To meet fuch an attempt, if made, I humbly offer to your Lordfhips the following arguments, moft anxioufly recommending them to your confideration.
Page 233 - On the order of the day being read for receiving the report of the amendments made to a bill in committee, the Peer in charge of the bill moves " That this report be now received.
Page 123 - Majesty's crown, the vindication of the rights of your people, and nothing shall be wanting on our part that can contribute to that firm and effectual support which your Majesty has so much reason to expect from a brave and loyal people, in repelling every hostile attempt against this country, and in such other exertions as may be necessary to induce France to consent to such terms...
Page 106 - That at the same time, and contrary to the ist article of the peace of 1783, it granted protection and pecuniary aid not only to the emigrants, but even to the chiefs of the rebels, who have already fought against France ; that it has maintained with them a daily correspondence, evidently directed against the French revolution : that it has also received the chiefs of the rebels of the French West-India colonies.

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