THE PARLIAMENTARY REGIFTER OR HISTORY OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

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Page 466 - Motion being made, that an humble Addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give Directions, that there be laid...
Page 318 - Mosaic; such a tesselated pavement without cement ; here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white ; patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans ; whigs and tories ; treacherous friends and open enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show ; but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand on.
Page 342 - Here then we see, that above half of our wars with France, and all our public debts, are owing more to our own imprudent vehemence, than to the ambition of our neighbours.
Page 512 - Scotland as aforesaid, shall be capable of taking any benefice, curacy, or other spiritual promotion, within that part of Great Britain called England, the dominion of Wales, or town of Berwick upon Tweed...
Page 91 - PITT moved the order of the day, for the Houfe to refolve itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe to confider of Ways and Means for railing a fupply granted to His Majefty.
Page 317 - that the war was fiill unhappily prolonged, and that, to his great concern, the events of it had been very unfortunate to his army in Virginia, having ended in the total lofs of his forces in that province. But he could not confent to facrifice, either to his own...
Page 453 - Houfe came to (livers refolutions, upon taking into confideration the minutes of the examination taken before the feleft committee, who were appointed to try and determine the merits of the petition of Hans Wintrop Mortimer, Efq. complaining of an un...
Page 145 - Now, to come closer to the main " question, it is only desired to know whether the " generality of the Societies mean to rest satisfied with " the Duke of Richmond's plan only ; OR WHETHER " IT IS THEIR PRIVATE DESIGN TO RIP UP MONARCHY • " BY THE ROOTS, AND PLACE DEMOCRACY IN ITS
Page 72 - Regent, which they had directed him to report to the House ; and he read the report in his place, and afterwards delivered it in at the table, where the same was read...
Page 111 - ... character of the people ; the contrary disposition is even carried to an extreme. If I am asked whether there is any danger in the present moment, I say yes. But it is not a danger of that sort which is to be remedied by suspending the rights, or abridging the privileges of the people. The danger arises from a contempt being produced among the lower orders of all public men and all public principles. A circumstance occurs to me, which took place during the late trials, where the friends of the...

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