Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 37

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William Cobbett
Wm. Jackson, 1820 - Great Britain
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Page 540 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
Page 1617 - ... of the whole coast, and in consequence of the whole interior, and that they are to last for ages, it will be manifest that a well-digested plan, founded on military principles, connecting the whole together, combining security with economy, could not be prepared without repeated examinations of the most exposed and difficult parts, and that it would also take considerable time to collect the materials at the several points where they would be required. From all the light that has been shed on...
Page 317 - If my life would have satisfied your Majesty, you should have had it on the Sole condition of giving me a place in the same tomb with my child: but, since you would send me dishonoured to the grave, I will resist the attempt with all the means that it shall please God to give me.
Page 1617 - I am satisfied that every favourable anticipation which has been formed of this great undertaking will be verified, and that, when completed, it will afford very great, if not complete, protection to our Atlantic frontier, in the event of another war ; a protection sufficient to counterbalance, in a single campaign, with an enemy powerful at sea, the expense of all these works, without taking into the estimate the saving of the lives of so many of our citizens, the protection of our towns and other...
Page 311 - Bereft of parent, brother, and father-in-law, and my husband for my deadliest foe — seeing those who have promised me support bought by rewards to be amongst my enemies — restrained from accusing my foes in the face of the world, out of regard for the character of the father of my child, and from a desire to prevent her happiness from being disturbed — shunned, from motives of selfishness, by those who were my natural associates — living in obscurity, while . 1820.] LORD ELDON'S SUMMING UP.
Page 311 - To see my daughter, to fold her in my arms, to mingle my tears with hers, to receive her cheering caresses, and to hear from her lips assurances of never-ceasing love : thus to be comforted, consoled, upheld and blessed, was too much to be allowed to me. Even on the slave mart the cries of " Oh, my mother, my mother ! Oh, my child, my child.!
Page 1613 - During this term the expenses of the government of the United States were likewise defrayed in every branch of the civil, military, and naval establishments; the public edifices in this city have been rebuilt, with considerable additions ; extensive fortifications have been commenced, and are in a train of execution ; permanent arsenals and magazines have been erected in various parts of the union ; our navy has been considerably augmented, and the ordnance, munitions of war, and stores of the army...
Page 307 - ... and embodied, a secret tribunal had been held, a trial of my actions had taken place, and a decision had been made upon those actions, without my having been informed of the nature of the charge, or of the names of the witnesses; and what words can express the feelings excited by the fact that this...
Page 1607 - ... at home and abroad, and more especially by the multiplied proofs which it has accumulated of the great perfection of our most excellent system of government, the powerful instrument in the hands of our All-merciful Creator in securing to us these blessings.
Page 311 - Your Majesty had torn my child from me ; you had deprived me of the power of being at hand to succour her ; you had taken from me the possibility of hearing of her last prayers for her mother ; you saw me bereft, forlorn, and broken-hearted : and this was the moment you chose for redoubling your persecutions.

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