Annual Register, Volume 31

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Edmund Burke
1792 - History
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Page 257 - If I climb up into heaven, thou art there: If I go down to hell, thou art there also. If I take the wings of the morning, and remain in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there also shall thy hand lead me, And thy right hand shall hold me.
Page 306 - ... disconnecting the authority to command service, from the power of animating it by reward ; and for allotting to the prince all the invidious duties of government, without the means of softening them to the public, by any one act of grace, favour, or benignity.
Page 306 - He observes, therefore, only generally on the heads communicated by Mr. Pitt ; and it is with deep regret the prince makes the observation that he sees in the contents of that paper a project for producing weakness, disorder, and insecurity in...
Page 307 - ... the prince expresses his firm conviction, that no event would be more repugnant to the feelings of his royal father, than the knowledge that the government of his son and representative had exhibited the sovereign power of the realm in a state of degradation...
Page 352 - An act for the better support of His Majesty's household, and of the honour and dignity of the crown of Great Britain,' to which your Commons humbly beg your royal assent.
Page 321 - Britain, has done away the melancholy necessity which gave rise to the arrangement proposed by the parliament of Ireland ; but nothing can obliterate from my memory and my gratitude the principles upon which that arrangement was made, and the circumstances by which it was attended.
Page 353 - Majesty to discharge the debt contracted " upon the civil list revenues, and for preventing the same from being in " arrear for the future, by regulating the mode of payments out of the said '" revenues, and by suppressing or regulating certain offices therein mentioned, " which are now paid out of the revenues of the civil list"; and another Act was passed in the twenty-fifth year of the reign of his said late Majesty, 25Geo.
Page 321 - But the fortunate change which has taken place in the circumstance which gave occasion to the address agreed to by the lords and commons of Ireland, induces me to delay, for a few days, giving a...
Page 308 - Majesty's illness, in such manner, and to such extent, as the present circumstances, and the urgent concerns of the Nation appear to require, it is expedient, that his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, being resident within the Realm, shall be empowered to exercise and...

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