Recollections and Reflections, Personal and Political: As Connected with Public Affairs, During the Reign of George III.

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822
 

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Side 95 - That in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this kingdom of England this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the crown of England without the consent of Parliament. That no person who shall hereafter come to the possession of this crown shall go out of the dominions of England, Scotland or Ireland without consent of Parliament.
Side 96 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the house of commons.
Side 94 - England as by law established ; that, in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this kingdom of England, this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not...
Side 96 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, judges' commissions be made Quamdiu se bene gesserint, and their salaries ascertained and established ; but upon the address of both Houses of Parliament it may be lawful to remove them.
Side 50 - Ambition, fear, and jealousy, are his prevailing passions. In the midst of prosperity and apparent happiness, the slightest disappointment or any imaginary evil, will, in a moment, make him miserable : his mind can never be composed ; his spirits are always agitated. Yet this constant ferment, which would wear out and destroy any other man, is perfectly agreeable to his constitution : he is at the very perfection of health when his fever is at the greatest height.
Side 25 - Every person in the fleet, who through cowardice, negligence, or disaffection, shall in time of action withdraw or keep back, or not come into the fight or engagement, or shall not do his utmost to take or destroy every ship which it shall be his duty to engage, and to assist and relieve...
Side 51 - ... and confidence ; it cannot be denied that he possesses some qualities of an able minister : yet view him in a different light, and our veneration will be somewhat abated. Talk with him concerning public or private business of a nice or delicate nature, he will be found confused, irresolute, continually rambling from the subject, contradicting himself almost every instant. Hear him speak in parliament...
Side 95 - That from and after the time that the further limitation by this act shall take effect, all matters and things relating to the well governing of this kingdom, which are properly cognizable in the privy council by the laws and customs of this realm, shall be transacted there; and all resolutions taken thereupon shall be signed by such of the privy council as shall advise and consent to the same.
Side 95 - That, after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland, or Ireland, or the dominions thereunto belonging, (although he be naturalized or made a denizen — except such as are born of English parents,) shall be capable to be of the privy council, or a member of either house of parliament, or to enjoy any office or place of trust, either civil or military, or to have any grant of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, from the crown, to...
Side 46 - ... past, and treat her still like a friend, if she behaved in a proper manner. But, on the other hand, if either herself, her son, or any person influenced by them, should give any future disturbance, she must expect no quarter. He might then have ended his admonition, by whispering a word in her ear, which would have made her tremble, in spite of her spotless innocence.

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