Annual Register, Volume 83 (Google eBook)

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Edmund Burke
1842 - History
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Page 399 - An act for the more easy and speedy recovery of small debts within the town of New Sleaford in the county of Lincoln, and other places in the same county.
Page 395 - An Act to defray the charge of the pay, clothing, and contingent and other expenses of the disembodied militia in Great Britain and Ireland; and to grant allowances in certain cases to subaltern officers, adjutants, paymasters, quartermasters, surgeons, assistant surgeons, surgeons' mates, and serjeant majors of the militia, until the 1st day of July, 1841.
Page 294 - We admit of no government by divine right, believing that so far as power is concerned the Beneficent Creator has made no distinction amongst men; that all are upon an equality, and that the only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
Page 436 - An Act to re-unite the provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada...
Page 310 - No demurrer or plea shall be held bad and overruled, upon argument, only because the answer of the defendant may extend to some part of the same matter as may be covered by such demurrer or plea.
Page 303 - The tendencies of all such governments in their decline is to monarchy, and the antagonist principle to liberty there is the spirit of faction a spirit which assumes the character and in times of great excitement imposes itself upon the people as the genuine spirit of freedom, and, like the false Christs whose coming was foretold by the Savior, seeks to, and were it possible would, impose upon the true and most faithful disciples of liberty.
Page 459 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Right Honourable Henry John Viscount Palmerston, Baron Temple, a Peer of Ireland, a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath...
Page 456 - ... of this treaty, shall deviate in any respect from the stipulations of the said treaty, or from the instructions annexed to it, the Government which shall conceive itself to be wronged thereby shall be entitled to demand reparation; and in such case the Government to which such commanding officer may belong binds itself to cause inquiry to be made into the subject of the complaint, and to inflict upon the said officer a punishment proportioned to any wilful transgression which he may be proved...
Page 305 - ... sound morals, religious liberty, and a just sense of religious responsibility, are essentially connected with all true and lasting happiness. And to that good Being who has blessed us by the gifts of civil and religious freedom who watched over and prospered the labors of our fathers, and has hitherto preserved to us institutions far exceeding in excellence those of any other people, let us unite in fervently commending every interest of our beloved country in all future time.
Page 307 - Office to the following effect: "The plaintiff intends to proceed with his cause as if the defendant had filed an answer, traversing the case made by the bill, and the plaintiff had replied to such answer, and served a subprena to rejoin.

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