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The Cabinet History of England, Civil, Military and Ecclesiastical ..., Volym 12
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1851
The Cabinet History of England, Civil, Military and Ecclesiastical ..., Volym 1
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1851
The Cabinet History of England, Civil, Military and Ecclesiastical ..., Volym 4
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1855
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Sida 79 - I can assure those gentlemen, that it is a much easier and less distressing thing to draw remonstrances in a comfortable room by a good fireside, than to occupy a cold bleak hill, and sleep under frost and snow, without clothes or blankets.
Sida 46 - German despot ; your attempts will be for ever vain and impotent — doubly so, indeed, from this mercenary aid on which you rely; for it irritates, to an incurable resentment, the minds of your adversaries, to overrun them with the mercenary sons of rapine and plunder, devoting them and their possessions to the rapacity of hireling cruelty. If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms : Never, never, never...
Sida 46 - ... of the woods; to delegate to the merciless Indian the defence of disputed rights, and to wage the horrors of his barbarous war against our brethren ? My lords, these enormities cry aloud for redress and punishment.
Sida 66 - I rejoice that the grave has not yet closed upon me, — that I am still alive to lift up my voice against the dismemberment of this ancient and most noble monarchy. Pressed down as I am by the hand of infirmity, I am little able to assist my country in this most perilous conjuncture ; but, my lords, while I have sense and memory, I will never consent to deprive the royal offspring of the house of Brunswick of their fairest inheritance.
Sida 128 - Sulivan, then deputy-chairman of the court of directors, moved in his place in the House of Commons for leave to bring in a bill " for the better regulation of the affairs of the East India Company and of their servants in India, and for the due administration of justice in Bengal.
Sida 146 - It is no less, sir, in a confidence of the generosity of your mind, than on account of your superior station, that I have chosen to importune you with this letter.
Sida 213 - It is agreed that the Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the legislatures of the respective, states, to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights and properties, which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects...
Sida 66 - Shall a people, that seventeen years ago was the terror of the world, now stoop so low as to tell its ancient inveterate enemy, take all we have, only give us peace ? It is impossible ! ' I wage war with no man, or set of men.
Sida 213 - The navigation of the river Mississippi from its source to the ocean, shall forever remain free and open to the subjects of Great Britain and the citizens of the United States.