The History of England from the Year 1830, Volume 1

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Chapman and Hall, 1871


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Page 337 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Page 350 - RECEIVE the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands. Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained. And be thou a faithful dispenser of the Word of God, and of his holy Sacraments; In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Page 7 - House. I would fain know by whom an American is represented here. Is he represented by any knight of the shire, in any county in this kingdom? Would to God that respectable representation was augmented to a greater number! Or will you tell him that he is represented by any representative of a borough ? a borough which, perhaps, its own representatives never saw ! This is what is called the rotten part of the constitution.
Page 234 - To the consideration of this important question, the attention of parliament must necessarily again be called at the opening of the ensuing session ; and you may be assured of my unaltered desire to promote its settlement, by such improvements in the representation as may be found necessary for securing to my people the full enjoyment of their rights, which, in combination with those of the other orders of the state, are essential to the support of our free constitution.
Page 48 - I am fully convinced that the country possesses at the present moment a legislature which answers all the good purposes of legislation, and this to a greater degree than any legislature ever has answered in any country whatever.
Page 319 - That it is the opinion of this Committee, that immediate and effectual measures be taken for the entire abolition of slavery throughout the colonies, under such provisions, for regulating the condition of the negroes, as may combine their welfare with the interests of the proprietors.
Page 275 - There is certainly room for suspecting that the omission of the ' Gentleman ' is to be attributed to the players. But be that as it may, there can be no doubt that if a modern editor adheres to F, in this omission, he ought to restore to Hor.
Page 7 - Whoever understands the theory of the English constitution, and will compare it with the fact, must see at once how widely they differ.
Page 348 - I am but one of yourselves, -a Presbyter; and therefore I conceal my name, lest I should take too much on myself by speaking in my own person. Yet speak I must ; for the times are very evil, yet no one speaks against them. Is not this so? Do not we "look one upon another,
Page 432 - ... the single end we ought to propose by them is " the preservation and communication of religious knowledge." Every other idea, and every other end, that have been mixed with this, as the making of the church an engine, or even an ally, of the state; converting it into the means of strengthening or...

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