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History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons
Great Britain. Parliament
Повний перегляд - 1784
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Сторінка 619 - Britain, on which connection the interests and happiness of both nations essentially depend: but that the kingdom of Ireland is a distinct kingdom, with a parliament of her own— the sole legislature thereof. That there is no body of men competent to make laws to bind this nation except the King, Lords and Commons of Ireland; nor any other parliament which hath any authority or power of any sort whatsoever in this country save only the Parliament of Ireland.
Сторінка 165 - ... of Providence, has recently attended his arms, he is yet ready (if the calamities of war can now be clofed) to conclude peace on the fame moderate and equitable principles and terms...
Сторінка 620 - British character, and do therefore conceive that the proceedings of this country, founded as they were in right, and tempered by duty, must have excited the approbation and esteem, instead of wounding the pride of the British nation, and we beg leave to assure His Majesty that we are the more confirmed in this hope, inasmuch as the people of this Kingdom have never expressed a desire to share the...
Сторінка 329 - We must admire, as the key stone of civil liberty, the statute which forces the secrets of every prison to be revealed, the cause of every commitment to be declared, and the person of the accused to be produced, that he may claim his enlargement, or his trial, within a limited time.
Сторінка 264 - Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion them to the fortune or revenue of each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man's fortune varies from day to day, and without an inquisition more intolerable than any tax, and renewed at least once every year, can only be guessed at.
Сторінка 182 - Italy — plundered, insulted, trampled upon, exhausted, covered with ridicule, and horror, and devastation. Who can look at all this and be at a loss to guess what is meant by the deliverance of Europe? As Little do I envy the feelings of that man who can view the people of the Netherlands driven into insurrection, and struggling for their freedom against the heavy hand of a merciless tyranny, without entertaining any suspicion of what may be the sense of the word deliverance.
Сторінка 658 - Lord one thousand eight hundred and one, and for ever after, be united into one kingdom, by the name of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Сторінка 658 - Ireland have severally agreed and resolved that, in order to promote and secure the essential interests of Great Britain and Ireland, and to consolidate the strength, power and resources of the British Empire, it will be advisable to concur in such measures as may best tend to unite the two Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland...