The Speeches of the Right Honourable George Canning: With a Memoir of His Life, Band 4

J. Ridgway & sons, 1836

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Seite 180 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.
Seite 46 - Even such a man, so faint, so spiritless, So dull, so dead in look, so woe-begone, Drew Priam's curtain in the dead of night...
Seite 413 - I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Seite 159 - That an humble address be presented to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent to...
Seite 227 - The King thinks it necessary, in consequence of the arrival of the Queen, to communicate to the House of Lords certain papers respecting the conduct of her majesty since her departure from this kingdom, which he recommends to the immediate and serious attention of this House.
Seite 117 - Russell moved for a Committee of the whole House to take into consideration the state of Ireland.
Seite 336 - As to cutting away the rotten boroughs, *' I am as much offended as any man at seeing so " many of them under the direct influence of the " crown, or at the disposal of private persons.
Seite 413 - I do declare, that I do not believe that the Pope of Rome, or any other foreign prince, prelate, person, state, or potentate, hath or ought to have any temporal or civil jurisdiction, power, superiority or pre-eminence, directly or indirectly, within this realm.
Seite 367 - Now, Sir, I should be curious to know which generation of our ancestors it is that the exercise of political influence in the elections of the present day, so lamentably disquiets in their graves.
Seite 255 - Parliament— derogatory from the dignity of the crown, and injurious to the best interests of the empire.

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