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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Σελίδα 608 - By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring From the hard hands of peasants their vile trash By any indirection...
Σελίδα 576 - The Judgment of this Court is, and the Court doth award, That you be led back to the place from whence you came, and from thence to be drawn upon a hurdle to the place of execution...
Σελίδα 597 - That an humble addrefs be prefented to His Majefty, " that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give directions that " there be laid before this Houfe, copies of information re«.
Σελίδα 98 - He could not even understand what was meant by the charges against them of having overturned the laws, the justice, and the revenues of their country. What were their laws? the arbitrary mandates of capricious despotism. What their justice? the partial adjudications of venal magistrates. What their revenues? national bankruptcy.
Σελίδα 8 - I have great pleasure in informing you, that I have concluded a treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation, with the United States of America, in which it has been my object to remove, as far as possible, all grounds of jealousy and misunderstanding, and to improve an intercourse beneficial to both countries.
Σελίδα 95 - ... were placed in the other, he should be at a loss to decide to which to give the preference. He had learnt more from his right honourable friend than from all the men with whom he had ever conversed.
Σελίδα 95 - Constitution" — language which was at least rather indefinite ; and declared as to the soldiery, that " when he described himself as exulting over the success of some of the late attempts in France, he certainly meant to pay a just tribute of applause to those who, feelingly alive to a sense of the oppressions under which their countrymen had groaned, disobeyed the despotic commands of their leaders, and gallantly espoused the cause of their fellow-citizens, in a struggle for the acquisition of...
Σελίδα 776 - The regulations prefcribed bjr the aft of the laft feffion of parliament relative to the corn trade, not having been duly carried into effeft in feveral parts of the kingdom, there appeared reafon to apprehend that fuch an exportation of corn might take place, and fuch difficulties occur in the importation of foreign corn, as would have been productive of the moft ferious inconvenience to my fubjefts. Under thefe circumftances, it...
Σελίδα 8 - November 30, it was refolved, that the houfe would the next morning refolve itfelf into a committee of the whole houfe, to confider of ways and means for raifing the fupply granted to his majefty...
Σελίδα 530 - The Order of the day being read, for the third reading of the Bill, to regulate the Inspection of Leather ; • Mr.

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