Political Register and Impartial Review of New Books: V. 1-5, Volume 8

J. Almon, 1771

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Page 249 - RESOLVED, that the thanks of this court be given to the Right Hon.
Page 156 - ... policy. Sad experience and a large mind taught that great man, the President De Thou, this doctrine. Let any man read the many admirable things which, though a Papist, he hath...
Page 194 - Parliamenti, that all weighty matters in any Parliament moved, concerning the peers of the realm, or Commons in Parliament assembled, ought to be determined, adjudged, and discussed, by the course of the Parliament, and not by the Civil Law, nor yet by the common laws of this realm used in more inferior courts.
Page 226 - We have thought fit, by and with the Advice of Our Privy Council, to issue this Our Royal Proclamation, hereby...
Page 367 - Sterne at Lyons, and am to meet him again at Sienna in the summer — Forgive my question, and do not answer it, if it is impertinent. Is there any cause of coldness between you and Sterne; he speaks very handsomely of you, when it...
Page 157 - ... that he was chosen because he was incapable. If he had been capable, he had not been chosen, for they did not want him to serve the office.
Page 100 - Majesty and his subjects which were at that place the day above named, agreeable to the inventory which has been made of them.
Page 153 - a maxim that no man can plead his being a lunatic to avoid a deed executed, or excuse an act done at that time, because...
Page 338 - Of style and sentiment they take no cognizance. They admire him for virtues like their own, for contempt of order and violence of outrage, for rage of defamation and audacity of falsehood.
Page 152 - A man shall not be allowed to plead that he was drunk, in bar of a criminal prosecution, though perhaps he was at the time as incapable of the exercise of reason as if he had been insane, because his drunkenness was itself a crime. He shall not be allowed to excuse one crime by another.

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