Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England: From the Earliest Times Till the Reign of King George IV, כרך 6

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John Murray, 1857 - 405 עמודים
 

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עמוד 400 - Supper, according to the rites of the Church of England...
עמוד 280 - Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton ; and the peculiar happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people, whose loyalty and warm affection to me I consider as the greatest and most permanent security of my throne...
עמוד 401 - Conscience is not controllable by human laws, nor amenable to, human tribunals. Persecution, or attempts to force conscience, will never produce conviction, and are only calculated to make hypocrites or martyrs...
עמוד 155 - Oh teach us, Bathurst ! yet unspoil'd by wealth ! That secret rare, between th' extremes to move Of mad Good-nature, and of mean Self-love.
עמוד 7 - Now you are to consider, whether these words I have read to you, do not tend to beget an ill opinion of the administration of the government...
עמוד 137 - After the play, the Lord Chancellor, Master of the Temple, Judges, and Benchers, retired into their parliament chamber, and in about half an hour afterwards came into the hall again, and a large ring was formed round the...
עמוד 374 - My position is this — I repeat it — I will maintain it to my last hour, — taxation and representation are inseparable; — this position is founded on the laws of nature ; it is more, it is...
עמוד 201 - For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.
עמוד 398 - Wilkes, esq. expelled by that house, to be elected a member to serve in this present parliament, thereby refusing, by a resolution of one branch of the legislature only, to the subject his common right, and depriving the electors of Middlesex of their free choice of a representative.
עמוד 202 - It is certain that no works have done more service to mankind than those which have appeared in this shape upon familiar subjects, and which, perhaps, were never intended to be published ; and it is this makes them so valuable...

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