The parliamentary register; or, History of the proceedings and debates of the House of commons

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Page 47 - We, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to return your Majesty our humble thanks for your most gracious speech from the throne.
Page 266 - That an humble address be presented to his Majesty, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that a monument be erected in the Cathedral Church of ST.
Page 59 - But when that country professes the unnatural design not only of estranging herself from us but of mortgaging herself and her resources to our enemies, the whole contest is changed...
Page 99 - Because the avowal of a deliberate purpose of violating the law of nations, must give an alarm to every state in Europe. All commonwealths have a concern in that law, and are its natural avengers. At this time, surrounded by enemies, and destitute of all allies, it is not necessary to sharpen and embitter the hostility of declared foes, or to provoke the enmity of neutral states. We trust that by the natural strength of this kingdom we are secured from a foreign conquest, but no nation is secured...
Page 50 - I shall conclude with moving, that an humble address be presented to his majesty, that he would be graciously pleased to remove the right honourable Sir Robert Walpole...
Page 58 - The policy, as well as the benevolence of Great Britain, have thus far checked the extremes of war, when they tended to distress a people still considered as our fellow subjects, and to desolate a, country shortly to become again a source of mutual advantage...
Page 100 - It has been the admiration of the world for its cultivation and its plenty ; for the comforts of the poor, the splendour of the rich, and the content and prosperity of all.
Page 460 - An act to empower the commissioners and governors of the royal hospital for seamen at Greenwich, in the county of Kent...
Page 59 - ... our enemies, the whole contest is changed : and the question is how far Great Britain may, by every means in her power, destroy or render useless a connection contrived for her ruin, and the aggrandizement of France.
Page 59 - To acquaint his Majesty with the sense of this House, that the said commissioners had no authority whatsoever, under the act of Parliament, in virtue of which they were appointed by his Majesty, to make the said declaration, or to make any declaration to the same, or to the like purport,- nor can. this House be easily brought to believe that the said commissioners derived any such authority from his Majesty's instructions. Hu-mbly to beseech his Majesty, that so much of the said manifesto as contains...

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