Memoirs of the Life of Sir Samuel Romilly, Volume 3

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J. Murray, 1840

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Page 343 - Licence they mean when they cry Liberty; For who loves that must first be wise and good ; But from that mark how far they rove we see, For all this waste of wealth and loss of blood.
Page 329 - Committee of the House of commons, appointed to inquire into the high price of gold bullion, &c.
Page 47 - Judgment shall have been had, shall be ; and in case Admission shall be refused or not obtained within a reasonable time after it shall have been first demanded, to enter by Force by Day...
Page 302 - Lordship should not propose to attend in person at the next general quarter sessions of the peace, .to be holden in and for the county...
Page 172 - ... article of the present treaty, shall have been attained ; nor until Buonaparte shall have been rendered absolutely unable to create disturbance, and to renew his attempts for possessing himself of the supreme power in France.
Page 222 - However solicitous the Prince Regent must be to see his most Christian Majesty restored to the throne, and however anxious he is to contribute, in conjunction with his allies, to so auspicious an event, he nevertheless deems himself called upon to make this declaration on the exchange of the ratifications, as well in consideration of what is due to his most Christian Majesty's interests in France, as in conformity to the principles upon which the British government has invariably regulated its conduct.
Page 32 - Winchelsea moved for the appointment of a select committee of the House of Commons "to inquire into the state of education of the lower orders of the metropolis...
Page 354 - French police : Let us recollect that we are the same Parliament which sanctioned the issuing of a circular letter to the magistracy of the country, by a Secretary of State, urging them to...
Page 79 - British legislature, and concluded with moving for leave to bring in a bill to repeal so much of the act of the 6th of George I.
Page 354 - Ministers for the abuses and violations of the laws of which they had been guilty, in the exercise of the authority vested in them : Let us recollect that we are the same Parliament which refused to inquire into the grievances stated in the numerous petitions and memorials with which our table groaned ; that we turned a deaf ear to the complaints of the oppressed ; that we even amused ourselves with their sufferings : Let us recollect that we are the same Parliament which sanctioned the use...

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