The Annual Register, Volume 109

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Edmund Burke
Rivingtons, 1868
Continuation of the reference work that originated with Robert Dodsley, written and published each year, which records and analyzes the year’s major events, developments and trends in Great Britain and throughout the world. From the 1920s volumes of The Annual Register took the essential shape in which they have continued ever since, opening with the history of Britain, then a section on foreign history covering each country or region in turn. Following these are the chronicle of events, brief retrospectives on the year’s cultural and economic developments, a short selection of documents, and obituaries of eminent persons who died in the year.

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Halaman 333 - I can never forget the inexpressible luxury and profaneness, gaming, and all dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulness of God (it being Sunday evening), which this day se'nnight I was witness of. the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and...
Halaman 312 - With a, full View of the English-Dutch Struggle against Spain, and of the Origin and Destruction of the Spanish Armada. By JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, LL.D., DCL Portraits.
Halaman 4 - Gentlemen of the House of Commons, I have directed the Estimates for the ensuing year to be laid before you. They have been framed with a due regard to economy and to the efficiency of the several branches of the Public Service.
Halaman 2 - SACRED ALLEGORIES. The Shadow of the Cross —The Distant Hills— The Old Man's Home — The King's Messengers. By the Rev. WILLIAM ADAMS, MA, late Fellow of Merton College, Oxford.
Halaman 279 - Such Persons shall be first summoned to the Senate as the Queen by Warrant under Her Majesty's Royal Sign Manual thinks fit to approve, and their Names shall be inserted in the Queen's Proclamation of Union.
Halaman 281 - In that he has corruptly used the appointing power; In that he has corruptly used the pardoning power; In that he has corruptly used the veto power; In that he has corruptly disposed of public property of the United States; In that he has corruptly interfered in elections, and committed acts which, in contemplation of the Constitution, are high crimes and misdemeanors...
Halaman 107 - No doubt we are making a great experiment and taking a leap in the dark, but I have the greatest confidence in the sound sense of my...
Halaman 222 - ... statutes in affirmance of the common law,* passed in England antecedent to the settlement of a colony, are in force in that colony, unless there is some private act to the contrary; though no statutes made since those settlements are there in force, unless the colonies are particularly mentioned. Let an Englishman go where he will...
Halaman 223 - His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxemburg, maintains the ties which attach the said Grand Duchy to the House of Orange-Nassau, in virtue of the Treaties which placed that State under the sovereignty of the King Grand Duke, his descendants and successors. " The rights which the Agnates of the House of Nassau possess with regard to the succession of the Grand Duchy, in virtue of the same treaties, are maintained. "The high contracting parties accept the present declaration,...
Halaman 299 - The power to make any thing but gold and silver a tender in payment of debts, is withdrawn from the states, on the same principle with that of issuing a paper currency.

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