Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 19

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William Cobbett
R. Bagshaw, 1811 - Great Britain
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Page 39 - Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land.
Page 51 - Such, indeed, is the experience of economy, as well as of policy, in these substitutes for supplies heretofore obtained by foreign commerce, that in a national view the change is justly regarded as of itself more than a recompense for those privations and losses resulting from foreign injustice which furnished the general impulse required for its accomplishment.
Page 635 - France and their dependencies, and for other purposes," it is provided "that in case either Great Britain or France shall before the 3d day of March next so revoke or modify her edicts as that they shall cease to violate the neutral commerce of the United States...
Page 175 - Considering, moreover, that under these peculiar and imperative circumstances a forbearance on the part of the United States to occupy the territory in question, and thereby guard against the confusions and contingencies which threaten it, might be construed into a dereliction of their title or an insensibility to the importance of the stake; considering that in the hands of the United States it will not cease to be a subject of fair and friendly negotiation and adjustment...
Page 409 - XXIX. And whereas an act passed in the 39th and 40th years of the reign of his present majesty, intituled, " An act concerning the Disposition of certain real and personal Property of his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, and also the real and personal Property of her Majesty, and of the Queen Consort for the Time being...
Page 47 - France, and their dependencies, having invited in a new form a termination of their edicts against our neutral commerce, copies of the act were immediately forwarded to our ministers at London and Paris, with a view that its object might be within the early attention of the French and British governments. By the communication received through our minister at Paris, it appeared that a knowledge of the act by the French government was followed by a declaration that the Berlin and Milan decrees were...
Page 431 - Highness's letter of last night, which reached him this morning. Mr Perceval feels it his duty to express his humble thanks to your Royal Highness, for the frankness with which your Royal Highness has condescended explicitly to communicate the motives which have induced your Royal Highness to honour his colleagues and him with your commands for the continuance of their services in the stations intrusted to them by the king.
Page 837 - Could I from the building's top Hear the rattling thunder drop, While the devil upon the roof (If the devil be...
Page 375 - Appeals," and of another act passed in the 43d year of his present majesty, intituled, " An Act for the Encouragement of Seamen, and for the better and more effectual Manning his Majesty's Navy...
Page 431 - Having thus performed an act of indispensable duty, from a just sense of what is due to his own consistency and honour, the Prince has only to add, that, among the many blessings to be derived from his Majesty's restoration to health, and to the personal exercise of his Royal functions, it will not, in the Prince's estimation, be the least, that that most fortunate event will at once rescue him from a situation of unexampled embarrassment, and put an end to a state of affairs, ill calculated, he...

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