Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, Volume 3

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H. Colburn, 1841

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Halaman 181 - That it is now necessary to declare, that, to report any opinion, or pretended opinion, of his Majesty upon any bill, or other proceeding, depending in either House of Parliament, with a view to influence the votes of the members, is a high crime and misdemeanor, derogatory to the honour of the Crown, a breach of the fundamental privileges of Parliament, and subversive of the constitution of this country...
Halaman 283 - Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Halaman 491 - That for the better protection of trade, whatever sum the gross hereditary revenue of this kingdom, (after deducting all drawbacks, repayments, or bounties granted in the nature of drawbacks) shall produce, over and above the sum of 656,000Z.
Halaman 419 - I am aware, my lords, that truth is to be sought only by slow and painful progress; I know also that error is in its nature flippant and compendious ; it hops with airy and fastidious levity over proofs and arguments, and perches upon assertion, which it calls conclusion.
Halaman 353 - The Prince of Wales learns from Mr. Pitt's letter that the proceedings in parliament are now in a train which enables Mr. Pitt, according to the intimation in his former...
Halaman 27 - Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low...
Halaman 514 - No father — no brother — no wife — no sister!'' "None! No one to care whether I live or die," answered the stranger, with a mixture of pride and sadness in his voice.
Halaman 352 - Servants. I beg leave to add that their Ideas are formed on the supposition that His Majesty's Illness is only temporary, and may be of no long duration.
Halaman 503 - An act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America ; for allowing a drawback of the duties of customs upon the exportation from this kingdom of 'coffee and...
Halaman 355 - The prince, however, holding as he does, that it is an undoubted and fundamental principle of this constitution, that the powers and prerogatives of the crown are vested there as a trust for the benefit of the people ; and that they are sacred...

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