The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 92 (Google eBook)

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1851 - History
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Page 393 - The General Parliament shall have power to make Laws for the peace, welfare, and good Government of the Federated Provinces (saving the Sovereignty of England), and especially Laws respecting the following subjects : 1.
Page 375 - ... exportation of any articles to the territories of the other than such as are, or may be, payable on the exportation of the like articles to any other foreign country...
Page 382 - In order that the two high contracting parties may have the opportunity of hereafter treating and agreeing upon such other arrangements as may tend still further to the improvement of their mutual intercourse, and to the advancement of the interests of their respective...
Page 195 - There is a danger, however, which alarms me much more than *ny aggression of a foreign Sovereign — clergymen of our own Church who have subscribed the Thirty-nine Articles, and acknowledged in explicit terms the •Queen's supremacy, have been the most forward in leading their flocks, step by step, to the very verge of the precipice.
Page 195 - I have little hope that the propounders and framers of these innovations will desist from their insidious course. But I rely with confidence on the people of England ; and I will not bate a jot of heart or hope, so long as the glorious principles and the immortal martyrs of the Reformation shall be held in reverence by the great mass of a nation which looks with contempt on the mummeries of superstition, and with scorn at the laborious endeavours which are now making to confine the intellect and...
Page 397 - ... so far as the same are consistent with the provisions of this Act...
Page 384 - Vessels of the United States or Great Britain traversing the said canal shall, in case of war between the contracting parties, be exempted from blockade, detention, or capture by either of the belligerents...
Page 381 - ... or immunity whatever, in matters of commerce and navigation, which either Contracting Party has actually granted, or may hereafter grant, to the subjects or citizens of any other State, shall be extended to the subjects or citizens of the other Contracting Party, gratuitously, if the concession in favour of...
Page 384 - V. The contracting parties further engage, that when the said canal shall have been completed, they will protect it from interruption, seizure, or unjust confiscation, and that they will guarantee the neutrality thereof, so that the said canal may forever be open and free, and the capital invested therein secure.
Page 193 - Your beloved country has received a place among the fair Churches, which, normally constituted, form the splendid aggregate of Catholic Communion; Catholic England has been restored to its orbit in the ecclesiastical firmament, from which its light had long vanished, and begins now anew its course of regularly adjusted action round the centre of unity, the source of jurisdiction, of light, and of vigour.

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