The Life and Speeches of the Marquis of Salisbury, K. G.

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S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1885

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Сторінка 266 - Powers, signed a declaration affirming it to be " an essential principle of the law of nations that no Power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the contracting parties by means of an amicable arrangement.
Сторінка 4 - ... the bill for the exclusion of the duke of York from the throne...
Сторінка 267 - The most important consequences towhich the treaty practically leads, are those which result from its action, as a whole, upon the nations of south-eastern Europe. By the articles erecting the new Bulgaria, a strong Slav state will be created under the auspices and control of Russia, possessing important harbours upon the shores of the Black Sea and the Archipelago, and conferring upon that power a preponderating influence over both political and commercial relations in those seas.
Сторінка 275 - ... his colleagues It is only on the principle that absolute responsibility is undertaken by every member of the Cabinet, who, after a decision is arrived at, remains a member of it, that the joint responsibility of Ministers to Parliament can be upheld and one of the most essential principles of parliamentary responsibility...
Сторінка 24 - Crimea, and coinciding with the resolution'of their Committee, that the conduct of the Administration was the first and chief cause of the calamities which befell that army, do hereby visit with severe reprehension every member of that Cabinet whose counsels led to such disastrous results.
Сторінка 222 - No system of Government can be permanently safe where there is a feeling of inferiority or of mortification affecting the relations between the governing and the governed. There is nothing I would more earnestly wish to impress upon all who leave this country for the purpose of governing India than that, if they choose to be so, they are the only enemies England has to fear. They are the persons who can, if they will, deal a blow of the deadliest character at the future rule of England.
Сторінка 272 - ... to secure. In requiring a full consideration of the general interests which the new arrangements threaten to affect, her majesty's government believe that they are taking the surest means of securing those objects. They would willingly have entered a congress in which the stipulations in question could have been examined as a whole in their relation to existing treaties, to the acknowledged rights of Great Britain and of other powers, and to the beneficent ends which the united action of Europe...
Сторінка 208 - I don't suppose there is any one who is prejudiced against a member of Parliament on account of such qualifications. My noble friend knows the House of Commons well, and he is not perhaps superior to the consideration that by making a speech of that kind, and taunting respectable men like ourselves as being a 'blustering majority...
Сторінка 271 - Treaty proposes to establish. The object of Her Majesty's Government at the Constantinople Conference was to give effect to the policy of reforming Turkey under the Ottoman Government, removing wellgrounded grievances, and thus preserving the Empire until the time when it might be able to dispense with protective guarantees.
Сторінка 21 - Roebuck announced that he should move for the appointment of a select committee * to inquire into the condition of our army before Sebastopol, and into the conduct of those departments of the Government whose duty it has been to minister to the wants of that army.

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