The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 120

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1879 - History
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Page 381 - Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways: 11 Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into my rest.
Page 208 - Here's the smell of the blood still: all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.
Page 264 - Beaconsfield, the Secretaries of State for the Home and War Departments, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the First Lord of the Admiralty, the President of the Local Government Board, and Lord George Hamilton (vice-president) to be a Committee of Council on Education.
Page 216 - For Mr Whistler's own sake, no less than for the protection of the purchaser, Sir Coutts Lindsay ought not to have admitted works into the gallery in which the ill-educated conceit of the artist so nearly approached the aspect of wilful imposture. I have seen, and heard, much of cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of paint in the public's face.
Page 57 - Except for preventing or repelling actual invasion of her majesty's Indian possessions, or under other sudden and urgent necessity, the revenues of India shall not, without the consent of both houses of parliament, be applicable to defray the expenses of any military operation carried on beyond the external frontiers of such possessions by her majesty's forces charged upon such revenues.
Page 150 - Let us, then, unite to put an end to a system which has been proved to be the blight of commerce, the bane of agriculture, the source of bitter divisions among classes, the cause of penury, fever, mortality, and crime among the people.
Page 56 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.
Page 231 - Porte undertakes to carry out, without further delay, the improvements and reforms demanded by local requirements in the provinces inhabited by the Armenians, and to guarantee their...
Page 118 - Gentlemen of the House of Commons, I thank you for the liberal provision which you have made for the services of the present year.
Page 232 - The Treaty of Paris of March 30, 1856, as well as the Treaty of London of March 13, 1871, are maintained in all such of their provisions as are not abrogated or modified by the preceding stipulations.

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