The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 139

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1898 - History
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Page 24 - From my heart I thank my beloved people. May God bless them!
Page 378 - We want no wars of conquest ; we must avoid the temptation of territorial aggression. War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed ; peace is preferable to war in almost every contingency. Arbitration is the true method of settlement of international as well as local or individual differences.
Page 153 - Hard-core Communists would be guaranteed passage to Communist China, and those who proved their intention to abandon Communism would be helped to regain a place in the community. The Tuanku was created a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George and was promoted Knight Grand Cross of St.
Page 8 - Plague has also made its appearance in the seaport towns of Bombay and Karachi, and, notwithstanding the precautions adopted by the local authorities, shows no signs of decrease. I have directed my Government to take the most stringent measures at their disposal for the eradication of the pestilence. " GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, " The Estimates for the year will be laid before you. While desirous of guarding against undue expenditure, I have felt that the present condition of the world will...
Page 120 - I desire to say in the most explicit manner that I had not then, and that I never had, any knowledge, or, until, I think it was, the day before the actual raid took place, the slightest suspicion of anything in the nature of a hostile or armed invasion of the Transvaal.
Page 147 - Inform Chamberlain that I shall get through all right if he supports me, but he must not send cable like he sent to High Commissioner in South Africa. To-day the crux is, I will win, and South Africa will belong to England.
Page 119 - I referred to the unrest at Johannesburg, and added a guarded allusion to the desirability of there being a police force near the border.
Page 385 - ... on that account. To this plan I invite your careful consideration. I concur with the Secretary of the Treasury in his recommendation that National banks be allowed to issue notes to the face value of the bonds which they have deposited for circulation, and that the tax on circulating notes secured by deposit of such bonds be reduced to onehalf of one per cent per annum.
Page 153 - Neither the Secretary of State for the Colonies nor any of the officials of the Colonial Office received any information which made them, or should have made them or any of them, aware of the plot during its development.
Page 179 - That in the hope of improving the trade relations between the mother country and the Colonies, the Premiers present undertake to confer with their colleagues with the view to seeing whether such a result can be properly secured by a preference given by the Colonies to the products of the United Kingdom.

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