The History of the Private and Political Life of the Late Henry Hunt, Esq., M.P. for Preston: His Times and Cotemporaries; Exhibiting the Rise and Progress of Those Great Political Events which Led to the Passing of the Reform Act: Embracing Also the History of the Momentous Crisis, by which the Tory Government of the Country Has Been Abolished


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Σελίδα 57 - Fields meeting, it would have been entirely owing to the neglect, if not connivance of those persons who possessed a previous knowledge of the principles and views of the parties with whom that meeting originated. " With regard to the SECOND assertion, namely, that 'care was taken to adjourn the meeting to the 2d. of December,' your petitioner begs leave to state, that it will appear upon the face of the proceedings of that day, that there was nothing like previous concert or care in this matter...
Σελίδα 254 - I do not love thee, Dr. Fell, The reason why I cannot tell ; But this I know, and know full well, I do not love thee, Dr. Fell.
Σελίδα 17 - God { save me from my friends, and I will take care of my enemies.
Σελίδα 210 - Lancaster, who attended on that day, the great satisfaction derived by his royal highness from their prompt, decisive and efficient measures for the preservation of the public tranquillity...
Σελίδα 211 - English blood, in every vein! that does not proclaim its owner bastard. Will the GENTLEMEN of ENGLAND support, or wink at such proceedings? they have a great stake in their country. They hold great estates, and they are bound in duty, and in honour to consider them as retaining fees on the part of their country for upholding its rights and liberties.
Σελίδα 210 - And her successor, King James the First, who had imbibed high notions of the divinity of regal sway, more than once laid it down in his speeches, that, "as it is atheism and blasphemy in a creature to dispute what the Deity may do, so it is presumption and sedition in a subject to dispute what a king may do in the height of his power: good Christians, he adds, will be content with God's will, revealed in his word; and good subjects will rest in the king's will, revealed in his law...
Σελίδα 395 - ... when the meeting is dissolved, keep close to your banners, and leave the town as soon as possible. For if you should stay drinking or loitering in the streets, your enemies might take advantage of it ; and if they could raise a disturbance, you would be taken to the New Bailey.
Σελίδα 173 - His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been this day pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Σελίδα 215 - ... towards his said majesty and all his liege subjects. Herein fail not Given under our hands and seals the 16th day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen.
Σελίδα 211 - ... domination — this the use of a standing army in time of peace. It seems our fathers were not such fools as some would make us believe, in opposing the establishment of a standing army, and sending King William's Dutch guards out of the country. Yet, would to Heaven they had been Dutchmen, or Switzers, or Hessians, or Hanoverians, or any thing rather than Englishmen., who have done such deeds. What ! kill men unarmed, unresisting, and, gracious God ! women too ; disfigured, maimed, cut down,...

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