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" What is it to you, whether I make many or few boroughs ; my council may consider the fitness, if I require it ; but what if I had made forty noblemen, and four hundred boroughs, the more the merrier, the fewer the better cheer. "
An appeal to the commons and citizens of London. [Followed by] the preface ... - Page 70
by Charles Lucas - 1756 - 75 pages
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Desiderata Curiosa Hibernica: Or, A Select Collection of State ..., Volume 1

John Lodge - Ireland - 1772 - 533 pages
...made. It was never before heard, that any good fubje&s did difpute the king's power in this point. What is it to you whether I make many or few boroughs...The more the merrier, the fewer the better cheer. Bi'T this complaint, as you made it, was prepofterous ; for in contending for a committee before they...
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A General History of Ireland: From the Earliest Accounts to the ..., Volume 2

John Huddlestone Wynne - Ireland - 1773
...many or few Boroughs ? my council may confider the fknefs, if IreI require it. But, what if I make forty noblemen and four hundred boroughs ? the more the merrier, the fewer the better chear. I have caufed London alfo to creel boroughs there, and when they are thoroughly planted will...
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A Compleat History of Ireland, from the Earliest Accounts to the ..., Volume 2

John Huddlestone Wynne - Ireland - 1773
...make many or few Boryughs ? my council may confickr the fknefs, if I require it. But, what if I make forty noblemen and four hundred boroughs ? the more the merrier, the fewer the better chear. But this complaint, as you made it, was prepofterous, for in contending for a committee before...
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An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland ..., Volume 1

John Curry - Ireland - 1793
...elections, before any other bufmefs was pro. . ceeded s Defid. Cur. Hibern. vol. ip 310. 6 Id. ib. roughs ? My council may confider the fitnefs, if I require...The more the merrier, the fewer the better cheer." Dcild. Curiof. Hibern. vol. ip 220. In the fame fpeech he tells the Irifh agents, " that of fourteen...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 53

1831
...remonstrance, exposes his vivacity and kingcraft with more than his usual absurdity. ' What if I had c created forty noblemen, and four hundred boroughs...more the merrier — the fewer the better cheer.' The practice of dropping towns through favouritism, or neglect, on the part of the sheriff, or from...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1844
...another : ' What is it to you, whether I make many or few boroughs ? My council may consider the fitness, if I require it. But what, if I had created forty...The more the merrier, the fewer the better cheer.' Strafford carried on the game of despotism, fraud, confiscation, and legal vengeance. Cromwell substituted...
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An Historical Review of the State of Ireland from the Invasion of that ...

Francis Plowden - Ireland - 1805 - 479 pages
...many or few boroughs ; my council may consider the fitness, if I require it ; but what if I had made forty noblemen, and four hundred boroughs, the more the merrier, the fewer the better cheer. But this complaint, as you made it, was preposterous, for in contending for a committee, before you...
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Memoirs of William Sampson: Including Particulars of His Adventures in ...

William Sampson - Europe - 1807 - 448 pages
...whether I make many or few boroughs ? My council may consider the fitness if I require it ; but if I made forty noblemen, and four hundred boroughs, the more the merrier — the fewer the better cheer."— What do you think of the eloquence of this king ? And again — " You that are of a contrary religion,...
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An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland: From the ...

John Curry - Catholic emancipation - 1810 - 660 pages
...point. What is it to you, whether ! make many or few boroughs ? My council may consider the fitness, if I require it ; but what if I had created forty...The more the merrier, the fewer the better cheer." — Dcsid. Curias. Hilxrn. TaL ip 220. In the same speech he tells the Irish agents, that of fourteen...
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An historical and critical review of the civil wars in Ireland, from the ...

John Curry - 1810
...What is it to you, whether I make many or few boroughs ? My council may consider the fitness, if [ require it ; but what if I had created forty noblemen,...The more the merrier, the fewer the better cheer." — Dcsid. Curias, llilern. Hi i. ]>. 220. In the same speech he tells the Irish agents, that of fourteen...
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