The Speeches of the Right Honourable George Canning: With a Memoir of His Life, Band 3

J. Ridgway & sons, 1836

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Seite 26 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Seite 436 - Omnipotent. Ay me ! they little know How dearly I abide that boast so vain, Under what torments inwardly I groan, While they adore me on the throne of Hell. With diadem and sceptre high advanced, The lower still I fall, only supreme In misery; such joy ambition finds.
Seite 350 - That an humble address be presented to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent to...
Seite 348 - That this house will, early in the next session of parliament, take into its most serious consideration the state of the laws affecting his Majesty's Roman Catholic subjects in Great Britain and Ireland ; with a view to such a final -and conciliatory adjustment, "as may be conducive to the peace and strength of the united kingdom ; to the stability of the protestant establishment ; and to the general satisfaction and concord of all classes of his Majesty's subjects.
Seite 50 - Whereas the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons assembled at Westminster, lawfully, fully and freely representing all the estates of the people of this realm...
Seite 234 - That the unfavourable state of the Exchanges, and the high price of Bullion, do not, in any of the instances above referred to, appear to have been produced by the restriction upon Cash payments at the Bank of England, or by any excess in the issue of Bank Notes ; inasmuch as all the said instances, except the last, occurred previously to any restriction on such Cash payments ; and because, so far as appears by such information as has been procured, the price of Bullion has frequently been highest,...
Seite 239 - That under the circumstances affecting the political and commercial relations of this kingdom with foreign countries, it would be highly inexpedient and dangerous, now to fix a definite period for the removal of the restriction of cash payments at the bank of England, prior to the term already fixed by the act 44 Geo. 3. c. 1. of six months after the conclusion of a definitive treaty of peace.
Seite 392 - I do not attribute the slightest blame to our gallant sailors, they always do their duty; but neither can I agree with those who complain of the shock of consternation throughout Great Britain, as having been greater than the occasion justified.
Seite 311 - It however still recites the oath, and that catholics ought to be considered as good and loyal subjects to his majesty, his crown and government.
Seite 140 - That when it was enacted by the authority of parliament, that the payment of the promissory notes of the bank of England in cash should for a time be suspended, it was not the intention of parliament that any alteration whatsoever should take place in the value of such promissory notes.

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