The Letters of Queen Victoria: A Selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence Between the Years 1837 and 1861, Published by Authority of His Majesty the King, Volume 2

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Page 299 - England; and whether, as the Roman, in days of old, held himself free from indignity, when he could say Civis Romanus sum ; so also a British subject, in whatever land he may be, shall feel confident that the watchful eye and the strong arm of England, will protect him against injustice and wrong.
Page 326 - The honour paid to saints, the claim of infallibility for the Church, the superstitious use of the sign of the cross, the muttering of the Liturgy so as to disguise the language in which it is written, the recommendation of auricular confession, and the administration of penance and absolution...
Page 148 - Lord John Russell presents his humble duty to your Majesty, and has the honour to state that he has found it impossible to form an Administration.
Page 550 - His Majesty the Sultan will remain faithful to the stipulations of the treaty of Kainardji, confirmed by that of Adrianople, relative to the protection by the Sublime Porte of the Christian religion, and.
Page 98 - ... with an eloquence the more to be admired because it was unaffected and unadorned : the name which ought to be chiefly associated with the success of these measures is the name of RICHARD COBDEN.
Page 282 - Having once given her sanction to a measure, that it be not arbitrarily altered or modified by the Minister; such an act she must consider as failing in sincerity towards the Crown, and justly to be visited by the exercise of her Constitutional right of dismissing that...
Page 438 - Albert,' the Queen writes to King Leopold (3rd February) ' grows daily fonder and fonder of politics and business, and is wonderfully fit for both — showing such perspicuity and such courage — and I grow daily to dislike them both more and more. We women are not made for governing, and, if we are good women, we must dislike these masculine occupations...
Page 309 - Government have been well supported in all divisions and the current of opinion in the ministerial ranks is running strong. All of which is humbly submitted to Your Majesty by Your Majesty's faithful servant WINSTON S. CHURCHILL WSC to the King (Royal Archives) 4 April 1911 Home Office Mr Secretary Churchill with his humble duty to your Majesty: The debate on the Preamble & with it the Committee stage were concluded yesterday. The Labour party made their protest, but only 47 members of...
Page 94 - Sir Robert Peel, with his humble duty to your Majesty, begs leave to acquaint your Majesty that he has just concluded his speech notifying to the House the resignation of the Government. He thinks it was very well received.
Page 405 - Government, and to do nothing that should wear the appearance of any interference with the internal affairs of France. There was no instruction to communicate that document to the French Government; it simply contained instructions, not in fact what the English ambassador was to do, but what he was to abstain from doing.

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