The Extraordinary Black Book: An Exposition of Abuses in Church and State, Courts of Law, Representation, Municipal and Corporate Bodies, with a Précis of the House of Commons, Past, Present, and to Come

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E. Wilson, 1832 - 683 стор.
 

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Parsons indemnity bill
39
Suggestions for an authentic return of ecclesiastical revenues
42
Lectureships public charities surplice fees new churches
48
Impositions practised in respect of poor livings
55
RAPACITY OF THE CLERGY EXEMPLIFIED
64
True policy of the church expounded
70
Defects in the book of Common Prayer
76
Dissenters like Roman slaves never numbered
79
Tabular statement of religious denominations in England
85
Rights of layimpropriators examined
91
Estimate of the value of crown lands
95
Valuation of Sees and Dignities in the Kings Book
131
CHAPTER III
137
Wealth bequeathed to their families by the bishops
142
Statement of sums to be paid in lieu of tithes in several parishes
148
Estimate of the revenues of the Protestant establishment
154
Nonresidence of bishops and parochial clergy
160
Proportion of Roman Catholics and Protestants
166
Return of promotions in the Irish church
172
Crisis of the Irish church at the close of 1831
179
Origin and history of the crown lands
186
Amount and appropriation of landed revenues
192
Sale of them recommended
196
Fourandahalf per cent Leeward Island duties
203
Statement of produce of hereditary revenues of the crown
210
Publication of the court pensionlist
216
Royal debts and expenditure during the two last reigns 22 1
225
Peculiar death of Geo IV and his chief counsellors
234
PRIVY COUNCILDIPLOMATIC MISSIONSAND
244
Consular establishments
250
Clergy lords and commons deviated from original objects of their
256
Injustice of aristocratic taxation
262
Aristocratic game lawsa specimen of late tyranny of the
268
Diminutive income of the Peerage compared with that of other
275
Increase of the phrase
281
LAW AND COURTS OF
286
Obscure language in which they are drawnexample from Sir
293
Debtor laws chief source of litigation and legal emoluments
299
Different laws for different persons
305
Insecurity of titles to estates
312
Oppressions under the exciselaws
321
Expenditure of the Coloniesutility of I
381
Sea policies fire insurance and stamp duties
387
Newspaper press not injured by abolition of stamp duties
393
Origin and progress of the Company
395
Indian wars and territorial acquisitions
401
Territorial revenues of India
412
Thoughts on the renewal of the Companys charter
418
Extravagant expenditure of Company and necessity of retrench
424
Origin and progress of the Bank
430
Mischiefs of irresponsible power of Bank over he circulation
436
Directors have not acted on sound principles of banking
442
Annual sums payable to the Bank by the public
448
Origin of corporations guilds and fraternities
454
Management and revenues of companies of the City of London
460
Corporation of Bristol
467
Corporation of Gloucester
473
Corporation of Leed
474
Sinecures reversions and pensions
484
Infamous pensionact of 57 Geo III
490
Salaries and pensions exceeding 1000
497
Principles on which government has been carried on by Tory admi
503
ALPHABETIC LIST OF PLACEMEN PENSIONERS SINECURISTS
505
Addendum to Place and Pension list
589
Causes of public prosperity subsequent to the Revolution
595
Principles which ought to determine the elective qualification
601
Constitutional changes valueless in themselves
606
Population houses Sec of boroughs not disfranchised
612
Number of parliaments held in each reign
621
APPENDIX
627
Return of cities and towns with a population exceeding
636
Returns of Army and Navy halfpay and retired allowances
640
Number of public creditors and amount of their dividends
642
Population free and slaves imports and exports of the Colonies
643
House of Lords origin and character of
644
Borough lords aud their Representatives
646
Ecclesiastical Patronage of each of the Nobility and the value of Rectories and Vicarages in their gift
650
Return of the amount of church t county rates and high way race Ac in each county of England and Wales
668
Return of lay and clerical magistrates
669
Commissioners of sewers institution of and abuses in their administration
670
Progress of Population in Great Britain
672

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Сторінка 368 - Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.
Сторінка 76 - Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worship them...
Сторінка 294 - ... shall be understood to include several matters as well as one matter, and several persons as well as one person, and females as well as males, and bodies corporate as well as individuals, unless it be otherwise specially provided, or there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
Сторінка 367 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities ; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
Сторінка 2 - The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally true; by the philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, as equally useful.
Сторінка 368 - Thirdly, by the forfeitures and other penalties which those unfortunate individuals incur who attempt unsuccessfully to evade the tax, it may frequently ruin them, and thereby put an end to the benefit which the community might have received from the employment of their capitals.
Сторінка 77 - The Body and Blood of Christ, which are verily and indeed taken and received by the faithful in the Lord's Supper.
Сторінка 76 - ... renounce the devil and all his works, and constantly believe God's holy word, and obediently keep his commandments. I demand therefore, DOST thou, in the name of this child, renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all covetous desires of the same, and the carnal desires of the flesh, so that thou wilt not follow nor be led by them ? Answ.
Сторінка 293 - Statute shall be understood to include several Matters as well as One Matter, and several Persons as well as One Person, and Females as well as Males, and Bodies Corporate as well as Individuals, unless it be otherwise specially provided, or there be something in the Subject or Context repugnant to such Construction...
Сторінка 368 - The expense of government to the individuals of a great nation, is like the expense of management to the joint tenants of a great estate, who are all obliged to contribute in proportion to their respective interests in the estate. In the observation or neglect of this maxim consists, what is called, the equality or inequality of taxation.

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