The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 70

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1829 - History
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Page 85 - Abettors ;"—as also to make and subscribe, and cause them to make and subscribe the Declaration mentioned in an Act of Parliament made in the Twentyfifth Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, intituled, " An Act for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants.
Page 85 - I, AB, do declare, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king : and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him...
Page 10 - QC, obtained a rule nisi accordingly, and also for a new trial on the ground of misdirection on the part of the learned judge, " in not allowing witnesses to be called to contradict the plaintiff as to the defendants
Page 364 - Society; being all to be used in evidence against both and each of you the said William Burke and Helen M'Dougal, at your trial, will, for that purpose, be in due time lodged in the hands of the clerk of the High Court of Justiciary, before which you are to be tried, that you may have an opportunity of seeing the same ; all which, or part thereof, being found proven by the verdict of an assize, or admitted by the...
Page 432 - ... changed by the act of Congress, passed at their last session, in alteration of the several acts imposing duties on imports, and by acts of more recent date of the British Parliament. The effect of the interdiction of direct trade, commenced by Great Britain and reciprocated by the United States, has been, as was to be foreseen, only to substitute different channels for an exchange of commodities indispensable to the colonies and profitable to a numerous class of our fellow-citizens.
Page 440 - ... adapted to any critical emergency which the varying course of events may bring forth. Our advances in these concerted systems have for the last ten years been steady and progressive ; and in a few years more will be so completed as to leave no cause for apprehension that our seacoast will ever again offer a theatre of hostile invasion.
Page 23 - Notwithstanding the valour displayed by the combined fleet, his Majesty deeply laments that this conflict should have occurred with the naval force of an ancient ally ; but he still entertains a confident hope that this untoward event will not be followed by further hostilities...
Page 441 - Union; to assist the labors, increase the comforts, and enhance the enjoyments of individuals — the instruction acquired at West Point enlarges the dominion and expands the capacities of the mind. Its •beneficial results are already experienced in the composition of the army, and their influence is felt in the intellectual progress of society.
Page 105 - That it is the opinion of this Committee that it is expedient to consider the state of the laws affecting His Majesty's Roman Catholic subjects in Great Britain and Ireland, with a view to such a final and conciliatory adjustment as may be conducive to the peace and strength of the United Kingdom, to the stability of the Protestant Establishment, and to the general satisfaction and concord of all classes of His Majesty's subjects.
Page 268 - The jury returned a verdict of wilful murder against some person or persons unknown, and the police were put on their mettle to discover the unknown and daring murderer.

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