The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons, Volume 5

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J. Debrett, 1776 - Great Britain
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Page 210 - They are seditious, unfaithful, disobedient, devourers, and destroyers of all places and countries whereinto they are drawn ; as being held by no other bond than their own commodity. Yea, that which is most fearful among such hirelings is, that they have often, and in time of greatest extremity, not only refused to fight in...
Page 214 - Gracious Sovereign, WE, your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal fubjefts, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament aflembled, humbly beg leave to...
Page 296 - Bay, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pensylvania, the Three Lower Counties on Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, during the Continuance of the present Rebellion...
Page 23 - ... and eftablifhing a confidence in the parent ftate, have been turned to the advantage, and' made inftrumental to the purpofes of this dangerous attempt ; and whilft we acknowledge this to be the confequence of the difference of intention which prevail here and in America, we are penetrated with a juft fenfe of the motives which have regulated your Majefty's endeavours to prevent, if it had been poffible, the effufion of the blood of our fellow fubjefts, and the calamities which are infeparable...
Page 54 - The Order of the Day being read, for taking into further Confideration the...
Page 13 - Grace folemnlf protefted, as long as he had the honour of a feat in that Houfe, he would never endure it. If the noble Lords who made the...
Page 23 - We your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal fubjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament affembled, beg leave to return your Majefty our humble thanks, for your your moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Page 296 - an act to discontinue in such manner and for such time as are therein mentioned the landing and discharging, lading or shipping, of goods, wares, and merchandize, at the town and within the harbour of Boston, in the province of Massachusetts Bay, in North America...
Page 184 - The question is not, therefore, how we shall be able to realize a vain, delusive scheme of dominion, but how we shall make it the interest of the Americans to continue faithful allies and warm friends. Surely that can never be effected by fleets and armies. Instead of meditating conquest and exhausting our...
Page 169 - ... idle, becaufe we are told this is an unjuft war, and wait till they have brought their arms to our very doors ? The...

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