The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803: From which Last-mentioned Epoch it is Continued Downwards in the Work Entitled "Hansard's Parliamentary Debates".
T.C. Hansard, 1811
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Page 453 - ... the governor and company of the Bank of England, or by the governor and company of merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America...
Page 699 - At length Corruption, like a gen'ral flood, "(So long by watchful Ministers withstood) "Shall deluge all; and Av'rice creeping on, "Spread like a low-born mist, and blot the Sun; "Statesman and Patriot ply alike the stocks, "Peeress and Butler share alike the Box, "And Judges job, and Bishops bite the town, "And mighty Dukes pack cards for half a crown. "See Britain sunk in lucre's sordid charms, "And France revenged of ANNE'S and EDWARD'S arms!
Page 609 - Tories in the last reign ; an act of authority violent enough, yet certainly legal, and by no means to be compared with that contempt of national right, with which some time afterwards, by the instigation of...
Page 53 - I left the town so abruptly, that I had no time to take leave of you or any of my friends. You will excuse me, when you know that I had certain and repeated informations, from some who are in the secret of affairs, that a resolution was taken, by those who have power to execute it, to pursue me to, the scaffold.
Page 195 - Dec. 23, 1837, the queen has granted to her an annual allowance of 385,000/. ' for the support of Her Majesty's household, and of the honour and dignity of the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Page 619 - ... and who, having got into the House of Peers, is now desirous to shut the door after him. When great alterations in the Constitution are to be made, the experiment should be tried for a short time, before the proposed change is finally carried into execution, lest it should produce evil instead of good ; but in this case, when the bill is once sanctioned by Parliament, there can be no future hopes of redress, because the Upper House will always oppose the repeal of an act, which has so considerably...
Page 295 - And whereas it has been found by experience, that the said clause hath proved very grievous and burthensome, by occasioning much greater and more continued expenses in order to elections of members to serve in Parliament, and more violent and lasting heats and animosities among the subjects of this realm than were ever known before...
Page 757 - To the Honourable the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament Assembled, 'The Humble Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London in Common Council Assembled...
Page 525 - To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury. MAY IT PLEASE YOUR LORDSHIPS, In obedience to your Lordships...