The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 22 (Google eBook)
Wm. H. Allen & Company, 1826 - Asia
Contains "verbatim reports of Debates at the East-India house, taken in shorthand for these pages". -- cf. v. 1, p. iii.
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Page 393 - THE Select Committee appointed to inquire into the expediency of encouraging Emigration, from the United Kingdom...
Page 182 - That it is now necessary to declare, that, to report any opinion, or pretended opinion, of his Majesty upon any bill, or other proceeding, depending in either House of Parliament, with a view to influence the votes of the members, is a high crime and misdemeanor, derogatory to the honour of the Crown, a breach of the fundamental privileges of Parliament, and subversive of the constitution of this country...
Page 138 - A custome lothsome to the eye, hatefull to the Nose, harmefull to the braine, dangerous to the Lungs, and in the blacke stinking fume thereof, neerest resembling the horrible Stigian smoke of the pit that is bottomlesse.
Page 432 - Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans ; in which Elephants and Wild Beasts were employed or slain : and the remarkable local agreement of History with the remains of such Animals found in Europe and Siberia.
Page 60 - Nothing can be more beautiful than its shape, more awful than its height. All the surrounding mountains sink into insignificance when compared to it. It is perfect in all its parts ; no hard rugged feature, no unnatural prominences, every thing is in harmony, and all combines to render it one of the sublimest objects in nature.
Page 432 - Honourable the Governor-General in Council, and the ratification shall be delivered to His Majesty, the King of Ava, in four months, or sooner if possible, and all the Burmese prisoners shall, in like manner, be delivered over to their own Government as soon as they arrive from Bengal.
Page 183 - ... each other. Indeed, should not the lords stand boldly forth, this constitution must soon be changed ; for, if the two only remaining privileges of the crown are infringed, that of negativing bills which have passed both houses of parliament, and that of naming the ministers to be employed, I cannot but feel, as far as regards my person, that I can be no longer of utility to this country, nor can with honour continue in this island.
Page 573 - Sir : I have the honour to report to you, for the information of Brig.
Page 70 - Whatsoever Commissioned Officer shall be convicted before a General CourtMartial, of behaving in a scandalous, infamous Manner, such as is unbecoming the Character of an Officer and a Gentleman, shall be discharged from the Service.