A letter to the Right Hon. Lord Stanley, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies: occasioned by certain observations in the speech of His Excellency, Sir George Gipps, on proroguing the Legislative Council of New South Wales, on the 30th December, 1844

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Page 4 - Majesty's replies to these addresses can be received in the colony ; and I consequently consider it my duty openly to declare my opinion that many of the demands of the Council are such as never will be granted, — such, indeed, as never can be granted, unless it be the pleasure of her Majesty and Parliament fundamentally and entirely to alter the relations on which this country now stands to the British empire.
Page 10 - ... exploded antiquarianism, admits of a. close and practical application to the present times; and more especially to the present juncture in the state and history of our own nation. A lesson might be read out of it to each of the two parties, whose proceedings we have just been describing to you — that is to the Government on the one hand, and to the people on the other. When the rare opportunity occurs of addressing the first, as, for example, in a public sermon to the two houses of Parliament,...

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