Memoirs of George the Fourth: Descriptive of the Most Interesting Scenes of His Private and Public Life, and the Important Events of His Memorable Reign; with Characteristic Sketches of All the Celebrated Men who Were His Friends and Companions as a Prince, and His Ministers and Counsellors as a Monarch. Compiled from Authentic Sources and Documents in the King's Library in the British Museum, &c, Band 2

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Seite 300 - ... kindred throne! You have said, my lords, you have willed — the Church and the king have willed — that the queen should be deprived of its solemn service.
Seite 34 - An Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament...
Seite 155 - Majesty's wise and gracious arrangements, she passed the years of her infancy and childhood, never can be extinguished, I well know ; and the knowledge of it forms the greatest blessing of my existence. But let me implore your Royal Highness to reflect how inevitably all attempts to abate this attachment, by forcibly separating us, if they succeed, must injure my child's principles ; if they fail, must destroy her happiness. " The plan of excluding my daughter from all intercourse with the world,...
Seite 86 - Majesty to give the answer to a late humble address, remonstrance, and petition, of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Livery of the city of London, in Common Hall assembled, is were negatived, and a previous question put on all the rest.
Seite 352 - You well know, Gentlemen, how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness, how soon, upon any call of patriotism, or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion — how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage — how quickly it would put forth all its beauty and its bravery, collect its scattered elements of strength, and awaken its dormant thunder.
Seite 351 - Our present repose is no more a proof of inability to act, than the state of inertness and inactivity in which...
Seite 300 - Save the country, therefore, that you may continue to adorn it — save the crown, which is threatened with irreparable injury — save the aristocracy, which is surrounded with danger — save the altar, which is no longer safe when its kindred throne is shaken. You see that when the church and the throne would allow of no church solemnity in behalf of the Queen, the heartfelt prayers of the people rose to Heaven for her protection. I pray Heaven for her ; and...
Seite 15 - 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 33 - Dignity; and I will do my utmost Endeavour to disclose and make known to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, all Treasons and...
Seite 96 - ... the liberty of availing ourselves of your gracious permission to address to your Royal Highness in this form what has occurred to us in consequence of that communication. The Prince Regent, after expressing to your Royal Highness in that letter his sentiments on various public matters, has, in the concluding paragraph, condescended to intimate his wish that " some of those persons with whom the early habits of his public life were formed, would strengthen his Royal Highness' hands, and constitute...

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