The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 72

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1831 - History

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Page 335 - and employments, and for extending the time limited for those purposes respectively until the twenty-fifth day of March 1831 ; to permit such persons in Great Britain as have omitted to make and file affidavits of the execution of indentures of clerks to attornies and solicitors, to make and file the same on or before the first day of Hilary Term,
Page 23 - moved, that the House should resolve itself into a committee of the whole House, to take into consideration the internal state of the country. Lord Goderich, who seemed inclined to make himself the prolocutor of the government in the upper House, on all questions of trade and finance, opposed the motion. He had expected,
Page 129 - the Fourth, of blessed memory, by whose decease the imperial Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is solely and rightfully come to the High and Mighty Prince William, Duke of Clarence; we, therefore, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of this realm, being
Page 165 - assert that I would form such a legislature as we possess now, for the nature of man was incapable of reaching it at once ; but my great endeavour would be, to form some description of legislature which would produce the same
Page 463 - The power which the general government would acquire within the several states, by becoming the principal stockholder in corporations, controlling every canal, and each sixty or hundred miles of every important road, and giving a proportionate vote in nil their elections, is almost inconceivable, and, in my view, dangerous to the liberties of the people.
Page 339 - in the county palatine of Chester. xxiv. An Act for repairing the road from Wool-bridge, to the borough of Dorchester, in the county of Dorset. xxv. An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the road from the West End of Gainsburgh-bridge, to East
Page 123 - information, or indictment, under the direction of the Attorney or Solicitor-general, for libels, or other misdemeanours, against individuals as members of his Majesty's Government, or against other persons acting in their official capacity, conducted in the department of the Solicitor for the affairs of his Majesty's Treasury :— In
Page 341 - Ixxiii. An Act for altering and amending an Act passed in the twelfth year of the reign of his majesty king George the Second, for establishing and well governing an hospital or infirmary in the city of
Page 467 - taxation to raise the funds for distribution ; 3rd, that the mode proposed would lead to the construction of works of a local nature, to the exclusion of such as are general, and as would consequently be of a more useful character; and last, that it would create a discreditable and injurious dependence on the part of
Page 36 - proving evidently against the Atheists of this present age, that there are devils, spirits, witches, and apparitions. From authentic records and attestations of witnesses of undoubted veracity. To which is now added, that marvellous History of Major Weir and his Sister, the Witches of

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