The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 96

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1855 - History

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Page 263 - A Dissertation on the Prophecies that have been fulfilled, are now fulfilling, or will hereafter be fulfilled, relative to the great Period of 1260 Years, the Papal and Mohammedan Apostacies; the tyrannical Reign of Antichrist, or the infidel Power, and the Restoration of the Jews.
Page 165 - The debate then ended, and the Bill was read a third time and passed. In the House of Lords, on the first of...
Page 255 - Majesty feels called upon, by regard for an ally, the integrity and independence of whose empire have been recognised as essential to the peace of Europe, by the sympathies of her people with right against wrong, by a desire to avert from her dominions most injurious consequences, and to save Europe from the preponderance of a Power which has violated the faith of treaties, and defies the opinion of the civilized world, to take up arms in conjunction with the Emperor of the French, for the defence...
Page 63 - Fast be reverently and devoutly observed by all our loving subjects in England and Ireland, as they tender the favour of Almighty God, and would avoid his wrath and indignation, and upon pain of such punishment as may be justly inflicted on all such as contemn and neglect the performance of so religious and necessary a duty...
Page 419 - By their obstinate silence they seemed rather desirous to provoke chastisement than to escape it. There is ample reason to believe that this conduct of wanton defiance on their part is imputable chiefly to the delusive idea that the American Government would be deterred from punishing them through fear of displeasing a formidable foreign power, which they presumed to think looked with complacency upon their aggressive and insulting deportment toward the United States.
Page 245 - England and France have sided with the enemies of Christianity, against Russia combating for the orthodox faith. But Russia will not betray her holy mission ; and, if enemies infringe her frontiers, we are ready to meet them with the firmness bequeathed to us by our forefathers.
Page 409 - The past has been an eventful year, and will be hereafter referred to as a marked epoch in the history of the world. While we have been happily preserved from the calamities of war, our domestic prosperity has not been entirely uninterrupted. The crops in portions of the country have been nearly cut off. Disease has prevailed to a greater extent than usual, and the sacrifice of human life through casualties by sea and land is without parallel.
Page 178 - Oot-ko-hi-ca-lik), as its description and that of the low shore in the neighbourhood of Point Ogle and Montreal Island agree exactly with that of Sir George Back. Some of the bodies had been buried...
Page 63 - Indignation : and, for the better and more orderly solemnising the same, We have given directions to the Most Reverend the Archbishops, and the Right Reverend the Bishops of England and Ireland, to compose a Form of Prayer suitable to this occasion, to be used in all Churches, Chapels, and Places of Public Worship, and to take care the same be timely dispersed throughout their respective dioceses.
Page 421 - ... affords gratifying evidence of the prosperity, not only of our commerce, but of the other great interests upon which that depends. The principle that all moneys not required for the current expenses of the Government should remain for active employment in the hands of the people and the conspicuous fact that the annual revenue from all sources exceeds by many millions of dollars the amount needed for a prudent and economical administration of public affairs can not fail to suggest the propriety...

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