A Genuine and Complete Collection of All the Protests Made in the House of Lords, Against Things Suppos'd Injurious to the Publick, Volume 2

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Company., 1748 - Great Britain
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Page 451 - Motion being made, that an humble Addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give Directions, that there be laid...
Page 266 - Conftitution of this Kingdom, and, in our Opinion, may bring on a total Alteration of- the Frame of our Government from a legal and limited Monarchy to a...
Page 377 - Becaufe there is Reafon to believe, from a general View of the fame Accounts, that there are many Articles hitherto unexamined, under which a Multitude of Frauds may be concealed ; fuch as buying, felling, creating and...
Page 321 - That in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this kingdom of England this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the crown of England without the consent of Parliament.
Page 373 - Injuftice could be done to the Creditors of the Publick : In the other Method, and by diverting fuch large Portions of the Sinking -Fund, if it fhould be granted that...
Page 374 - Form, which now fubfifts, but we cannot conceive that this was done with a View of continuing our Taxes and our Debts the longer. On the contrary, we are fure it was done in the View of difcharging both the fooner, and it is this very View which we apprehend...
Page 374 - Application of the entire Sinking Fund to the Difcharge of thofe Debts, for the Difcharge of which thefe Taxes were intended and given : if fome Part of this Fund therefore continue to be mortgaged off, and other Parts to be applied to the current Service, even in the midft of profound Peace, this Hope muft fink, and Defpair arife in its ftead.
Page 376 - Houfe, that altho' by the Cafh which came into their Hands, and by the Sale of Four Millions of Stock to the Bank, and by the Loans of Stock and otherwife, they were fufficiently enabled to...
Page 302 - Law, entirely fubvert and deftroy the ancient Title which the City at this Time lawfully claims, and has, thereto; and will introduce and enact a new Conftitution upon the City hereafter to be claimed and enjoyed, not upon the Foundation of their ancient Title, but of this Act of Parliament; which muft, as we conceive, in all future Times, whenever the City of...
Page 420 - Heir apparent, that by mewing him early the Eafe and Dignity of Independence, he may learn by his own Experience, how a great and free People mould be governed.

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