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" We must not count with certainty on a continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen... "
The Literary World - Page 66
1882
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 7

1805
...memorable speech on the finances in February 17Q2, declared, " that unquestionably there never was a time when, from the situation of Europe, we might more...years of peace, than we may at the present moment." " With what astonishment will he (says See the preamble to the Duke of Richmond's bill, and bit...
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Public Characters

1805
...memorable speech on the finances in February 17Q2, declared, " that unquestionably there never was a time when, from the situation of Europe, we might more...years of peace, than we may at the present moment." " With what astonishment will he (says See the preamble to the Duke of Richmond's bill, and his...
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The speeches of ... William Pitt in the House of commons [ed. by W.S. Hathaway].

William Pitt - 1806
...of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation...years of peace, than we may at the present moment. But in looking forward to this very period, there arises one of the considerations to which I have...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - 1807
...of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation...years of peace, than we may at the present moment. But in looking forward to this very period there arises one of the considerations to which I have referred,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - 1807
...of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation...years of peace, than we may at the present moment. But in looking forward to this very period there arises one of the considerations to which I have referred,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 2

Abraham John Valpy - 1813
...situation of the country, the sinking fund ought not to stop there, although there never was a time in the history of this Country, when, from the situation...years of peace, than we may at the present moment. What we did "in 1786 was, perhaps as much as could be attempted under the circumstances of that time....
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Lectures on the philosophy of modern history, Volume 8

George Miller - 1828
...never was a time, in the history of this country, said Mr. Pitt in the beginning of the year 1792, when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace, than at the present moment. Ibid. p. 428. War was declared by France on the first of February 1793, against...
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History, philosophically issustrated, from the fall of the Roman ..., Volume 4

George Miller - 1832
...leading to no conclusion. There never was, said Mr. Pitt in the beginning of the year 1792, a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation...more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace, than at the present moment; and on the first day of February in the following year war was declared by France...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 5

John Adolphus - 1842
...millions a year, after which, it was no longer to accumulate ; and unquestionably there never was a time when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace. The fund, he thought, should not cease to accumulate until the interest of the capital were discharged,...
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Memorials and Correspondence of Charles James Fox, Volume 3

Charles James Fox - 1854
...certainty on the continuance of our present prosperity; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country when, from the situation of...years of peace than we may at the present moment."* While such was the conduct and the view of the Ministry, the members of the Whig Opposition were becoming...
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