History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons

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Page 493 - Report in his place ; and afterwards delivered it in at the clerk's table : Where the same was read ; and is as followeth ; viz.
Page 305 - ... his Majesty's household, and to dispose, order, and manage all other matters and things relating to the care of his Majesty's' royal person during the time aforesaid; and...
Page 541 - Gracious Sovereign, WE, your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal fubjects, the Commons of Great Britain in parliament aflembled, beg leave, to return your Majefty the humble thanks of this Houfe, for your moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Page 299 - In the state of deep distress, in which the prince and the whole royal family were involved, by the heavy calamity which has fallen upon the king, and at a moment when government, deprived of its chief energy and...
Page 299 - ... a plan should be offered to his consideration, by which government was to be rendered difficult, if not impracticable, in the hands of any person intended to represent the king's authority, much...
Page 63 - Britain, should determine on the means whereby the royal assent may be given in parliament to such bill as may be passed by the two Houses of parliament, respecting the exercise of the powers and authorities of the crown, in the name and on the behalf of the king, during the continuance of his majesty's present indisposition.
Page 462 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Page 298 - ... property of the King, (except as far as relates to the renewal of leases,) to the granting any office in reversion, or to the granting, for any other term than during His Majesty's pleasure, any pension, or any office whatever, except such as must by law be granted for life, or during good behaviour; nor to the granting any rank or dignity of the peerage of this realm to any person except His Majesty's issue, who shall have attained the age of twenty-one years.

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