A New and Impartial Collection of Interesting Letters: From the Public Papers; Many of Them Written by Persons of Eminence, on a Great Variety of Important Subjects, which Have Occasionally Engaged the Public Attention: from the Accession of His Present Majesty, in September 1765, to May 1767, Volume 2

J. Almon, 1767

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Page 97 - ... in confequence of the heavy charge brought againft you, for being the author of an infamous and feditious libel, tending to inflame the minds, and alienate the affections of the people from...
Page 87 - Wilkes, esq. herewith sent you, for being the author and publisher of a most infamous and seditious libel, intitled, The North Briton, No. 45, tending to inflame the minds and alienate the affections of the people from his majesty, and to excite them to traitorous insurrections against the government...
Page 15 - I have explained these matters only for the honour of truth, not in any view to court return of confidence from any man, who, with a credulity as weak as it is injurious, has thought fit...
Page 99 - THINK it my duty to lay before the houfe a ' few facts, which have occured fince our laft ' meeting, becaufe, in my humble opinion, (which * I fhall always fubmit to this houfe) the rights of * all the Commons of England, and the privileges ' of parliament have, in my perfon, been highly
Page 347 - With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, All chosen men of might, Who knew full well in time of need To aim their shafts aright.
Page 209 - ... those who have the distribution of it in their hands ; when a judge is capable of being influenced by any thing but law, or a cause may be recommended by any thing that is foreign to its own merits, we may venture to pronounce that such a nation is hastening to its ruin.
Page 15 - I am sure no gentleman will contradict. A difference of opinion, with regard to measures to be taken against Spain, of the highest importance to the honour of the Crown, and to the most essential national interests, and this founded on what Spain had already done, not on what that court may farther intend to do, was the cause of my resigning the seals.
Page 89 - Webb, efq; refufed as before. On the morning of Monday, the fecond of May, the court of common pleas ordered a return to their writ of Habeas Corpus, which return not then appearing to the court to be fufficient, the court ordered, that the faid return...
Page 272 - ... thoughts; but knowing how much you approve an open and ingenuous proceeding, I...
Page 343 - Despenser; and the church he has just • • built on the top of a hill, for the convenience and devotion of the town at the bottom of it.

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