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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches in the ... - Page 504
1808
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 3

William Gordon - 1801
...thousand electors. Mr. Dunning opened the business in an accurate nnd weighty speech, and then moved — "That the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be .diminished.'.' The lord-advocate of Scotland, to obtain a negative, . Ijjoyedan amendment, in the...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 3

William Gordon - 1801
...thousand electors. Mr. Dunning opened the business in an accurate ajid weighty speech, and then moved — "That the influence of 'the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be .diminished.'.' The locdradvocate of Scotland, to obtain a negative, i^oyed an amendment, in the...
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The Spirit of Despotism ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1802 - 384 pages
...tending but remotely to despotism. If there be a time, in which the senate of a free country has declared that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished; and if, instead of a consequent diminution, there be an evident increase of that influence...
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a compendious view of universal history

charles mayo, l.l.b. - 1804
...minority, moved, as an introduction to other propositions which were to fill up his plan of reform, f " that the influence of the " crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished."—So general was the conviction of the fact, that, notwithstanding the minister opposed...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1807
...been vexed by all the turbulence of this reign, and by that absurd vote of the House of Commons, ' That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, •and ought to be diminished ?" JOHNSON. " Sir, 1 have never slept an hour less, nor eat an ounce less meat. I would...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1807
...been vexed by all the turbulence of this reign, and by that absurd vote of the House of Commons, ' That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished ?" JOHNSON. " Sir, I have never slept an hour less, nor eat an ounce less meat. I would...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 8

Benjamin Flower - 1811
...or by either house of the legislature. It is true that one of those houses has publicly resolved, " That the influence of the crown has increased, " is increasing, and ought to be diminished ;" at the same time, instead of following up its resolution by suitable remedies for...
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The Orthodox journal and Catholic monthly intelligencer [ed. by W ..., Volume 2

William Eusebius Andrews - 1814
...shall observe is, that those who contend for the necessity of the measure, urge it upon the ground that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished. This may be very true; and Sir John, no doubt, thinks so ; but I should be glad to know...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - 1814
...propositions to be taken from the petitions on the table ? Are they to be worded in the language of this or that petition ? By no means. Some may be more extensive,...copied from none. My first resolution will be, " That it is the opinion of this committee, that it is mr.rssary to declare, that the influence of the crown...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox, in the House of ...

Charles James Fox - 1815
...liberties and constitution of this country, gentlemen might then find it necessary to come again to vote, " that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." He was ready to allow, that from the present state of the company's affairs, some regulations...
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