Parliamentary Debates

Front Cover
1887
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 319 - I understand that you, not only for your own persons, but also for your necessary servants, even to your cooks and housekeepers, enjoy the said privilege ; insomuch as my Lord Chancellor here present hath informed us that he, being speaker of the parliament, the cook of the Temple was arrested in London, and in execution upon a statute of the staple; and for so much as the said cook during all the parliament served the speaker in that office, he was taken out of execution by privilege of parliament.
Page 326 - Germans ; who came among them, the sword in one hand and the cross in the other ; and exacted moreover from them the sacrifice of their language, their customs, their whole nationality in exchange.
Page 324 - Her station, taken everywhere for pure, She like a new disease, unknown to men, Creeps, no precaution used, among the crowd, Makes wicked lightnings of her eyes, and saps The fealty of our friends, and stirs the pulse With devil's leaps, and poisons half the young. Worst of the worst were that man he that reigns!
Page 221 - I will add to your yoke : my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
Page 108 - That, nevertheless, the colony is resolved to make every further possible effort to place itself in a position of self-defence against internal aggression, with a view to accept the alternative indicated by the Home Government — namely, the withdrawal of Her Majesty's land forces at the earliest possible period consistent with the maintenance of Imperial interests and the safety of the colony...
Page 192 - Chamber, His Excellency was pleased to make a Speech to both Houses of Parliament, of which Mr. Speaker said he had, to prevent mistakes, obtained a copy...
Page 326 - WHEREAS it is expedient to amend and consolidate the laws relating to lands in the Colony which are still subject to Maori proprietary customs and to provide for the ascertainment of the persons who according to such customs...
Page 366 - House divided on the question, " that the words proposed to be omitted stand part of the address.
Page 170 - The House divided on the question, that the words proposed to be left out stand part of the question : — Ayes, 188; Noes, 113; majority 75.
Page 239 - Commons of Canada, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Excellency for the gracious Speech which Your Excellency has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

Bibliographic information