The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons [and of the House of Lords] Containing an Account of the Interesting Speeches and Motions ... During the 1st Session of the 14th [-18th] Parliament of Great Britain

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Page 314 - Majefty that it may be enacled ; and be it enacted by the King's moft Excellent Majefty, by and with the Advice and Confent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this prefent Parliament affembled, and by the Authority of the fame, That...
Page 332 - Commissioners shall have, and they are hereby invested with, the superintendence and control over all the British territorial possessions in the East Indies, and over the affairs of the United Company of Merchants trading thereto, in manner hereinafter directed.
Page 332 - Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer for the Time being shall be, by virtue of their respective Offices, Commissioners for administering the Laws for Relief of the Poor in England...
Page 271 - Houfe ; upon thofe who have difregarded the opinions, and neglected the admonitions of thereprefentatives of his people, and who have thereby attempted to fet up a new fyftem of executive...
Page 269 - Majefty's royal wifdom, thai. no Adminiftration, however legally appointed, can ferve His Majefty and the public with effect which does not enjoy the confidence of this Houfe :—that in His Majefty's prefent Adminiftration we cannot confide ; the...
Page 330 - And be it further enafted by the authority aforefaid, That it fhall and may be lawful, to and for...
Page 66 - Accustomed to judge of measures by men, he apprehended that they would give themselves no time to examine the principles, motives, and grounds of a coalition : but condemn it on its first appearance, merely because it was composed of men who had long been political enemies. On these grounds, full of apprehension for the character of his right honourable friend, he most certainly gave him his advice against a coalition.
Page 240 - Majefty has not been advifed to take any farther ftep towards uniting in the public fervice thofe whole joint efforts have recently appeared to His Majefty moft capable of producing fo happy an effect. That this Houfe, with all humility, claims it as its right, and on every proper occafion feels it to be their bounden duty to advife His Majefty touching the exercife of any branch of his Royal prerogative.
Page 271 - ... we know, and are fure, that the profperity of His Majefty's dominions in former times has been, under Divine Providence, owing to the harmony which has for near a century prevailed uninterruptedly between the Crown and this Houfe.
Page 199 - I am not afraid to place in the front .of that battle, (for at that battle the noble peer whom I allude .to was not afraid to buckle on his old armour...

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