Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 15

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William Cobbett
R. Bagshaw, 1809 - Great Britain
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Page 943 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the house of commons.
Page 185 - Lo ! at the wheels of her triumphal car Old England's genius, rough with many a scar, Dragg'd in the dust! his arms hang idly round, His flag inverted trails along the ground!
Page 649 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 153 - The troops, though not unacquainted with the irreparable loss they had sustained, were not dismayed, but by the most determined bravery not only repelled every attempt of the enemy to gain ground, but actually forced him to retire, although he had brought up fresh troops in support of those originally engaged.
Page 509 - Treaty signed this day. It shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at the same time. In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same, and have affixed thereto their seals.
Page 507 - Majesty engages to continue to as<ist, to the utmost of his power, the Spanish nation in their struggle against the tyranny and usurpation of France, and promises not to acknowledge any other King of Spain and of the Indies thereunto appertaining, than his Catholic Majesty Ferdinand VII. his heirs, or such lawful successor as the Spanish Nation shall acknowledge ; and the Spanish Government, in the name and on the behalf of his Catholic Majesty Ferdinand Nil.
Page 563 - A Common Council, holden in the Chamber of the Guildhall of the City of London...
Page 185 - And indeed there is not in the world a greater Error, than that which Fools are so apt to fall into, and Knaves with good reason to...
Page 809 - ... comptrollers of the army accounts ; agents for regiments ; governors of plantations and their deputies ; officers of Minorca or Gibraltar ; officers of the excise and customs ; clerks or deputies in the several offices of the treasury, exchequer, navy, victualling, admiralty, pay of the army or navy, secretaries of state, salt, stamps, appeals, wine licences, hackney coaches, hawkers and pedlars, nor any persons that hold any new office under the crown, created since 1705, are capable of being...
Page 427 - God, strong and jealous, visiting the sins of the fathers upon their children, to the third and fourth generation of them that hate me : and shewing mercy to thousands of those that love me, and keep my commandments.

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