The Annual Register, Volume 120 (Google eBook)

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Edmund Burke
Rivingtons, 1879 - History
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Page 381 - Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways: 11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into my rest.
Page 208 - Here's the smell of the blood still: all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.
Page 216 - For Mr Whistler's own sake, no less than for the protection of the purchaser, Sir Coutts Lindsay ought not to have admitted works into the gallery in which the ill-educated conceit of the artist so nearly approached the aspect of wilful imposture. I have seen, and heard, much of cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of paint in the public's face.
Page 230 - In Roumania the difference of religious creeds and confessions shall not be alleged against any person as a ground for exclusion or incapacity in matters relating to the enjoyment of civil and political rights, admission to public employments, functions, and honors, or the exercise of the various professions and industries in any locality whatsoever.
Page 57 - Except for preventing or repelling actual invasion of her majesty's Indian possessions, or under other sudden and urgent necessity, the revenues of India shall not, without the consent of both houses of parliament, be applicable to defray the expenses of any military operation carried on beyond the external frontiers of such possessions by her majesty's forces charged upon such revenues.
Page 252 - That England will pay to the Porte whatever is the present excess of revenue over expenditure in the island ; this excess to be calculated upon and determined by the average of the last five years...
Page 150 - Let us, then, unite to put an end to a system which has been proved to be the blight of commerce, the bane of agriculture, the source of bitter divisions among classes, the cause of penury, fever, mortality, and crime among the people.
Page 56 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.
Page 264 - Beaconsfield, the Secretaries of State for the Home and War Departments, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the First Lord of the Admiralty, the President of the Local Government Board, and Lord George Hamilton (vice-president) to be a Committee of Council on Education.
Page 252 - Ardahan, Kars, or any of them shall be retained by Russia, and if any attempt shall be made at any future time by Russia to take possession of any further territories of His Imperial Majesty the Sultan in Asia, as fixed by the Definitive Treaty of Peace, England engages to join His Imperial Majesty the Sultan in defending them by force of arms.

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