Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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Page 165 - an Act to repeal an Act of the present Session of Parliament, intituled an Act for the more effectual abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire suppression of voluntary and extrajudicial Oaths and Affidavits...
Page 913 - Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bide ; To lose good days that might be better spent ; To waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope ; to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy Prince's grace, yet want her peers...
Page 29 - To the right honourable the lords spiritual and temporal in parliament assembled.
Page 165 - ' more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken " ' and made in various Departments of the State, and to " ' substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more " ' entire Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths " ' and Affidavits,' and to make other Provisions for the " Abolition of unnecessary Oaths.
Page 559 - Education, that school of philosophers, were, with all their vaunted intellect and learning, fast returning to the system of a barbarous age, the system of paternal government. Wherever was found what was called a paternal government, was found a State education. . . . It had been discovered that the best way to insure implicit obedience was to commence tyranny in the nursery.
Page 235 - SIR, I AM commanded by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you that, the...
Page 383 - The House of Commons only know how to act within their own limits. We are not a court of appeal. We do not know certainly the jurisdiction of the House of Commons. We cannot judge of the laws and privileges of the House, because we have no knowledge of those laws and privileges.
Page 655 - Of course,' I shall not be here understood, as referring to the Scriptures, as it is well known, that they are used in almost all the schools, either as a devotional or as a reading book.
Page 565 - They might make money, they might make railroads ; but when the age of passion came, when those interests were in motion, and those feelings stirring, which would shake society to its centre, then . . . they would see whether the people had received the same sort of education which had been advocated and supported by William of Wykeham.
Page 515 - I have seen human degradation in some of its worst phases, both in England and abroad, but I can advisedly say, that I did not believe, until I visited the wynds of Glasgow, that so large an amount of filth, crime, misery, and disease existed on one spot in any civilised country. The wynds consist of long lanes, so narrow that a cart could with difficulty pass along them; out of these open the 'closes...

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