The Parliamentary Debates, Volume 10

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Published under the superintendence of T.C. Hansard, 1824 - Great Britain
 

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Page 1091 - We, therefore, have thought fit, by and with the advice of our Privy Council...
Page 143 - The property which every man has in his own labour, as it is the original foundation of all other property, so it is the most sacred and inviolable. The patrimony of a poor man lies in the strength and dexterity of his hands; and to hinder him from employing this strength and dexterity in what manner he thinks proper without injury to his neighbour, is a plain violation of this most sacred property.
Page 1045 - That through a determined and persevering, but at the same time judicious and temperate enforcement of such measures, this House looks forward to a progressive improvement in the character of the slave population, such as may prepare them for a participation in those civil rights and privileges which are enjoyed by other classes of his Majesty's subjects.
Page 873 - How charming is divine Philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns.
Page 717 - Catholic majesty ; and that even before many months elapse, the desire now sincerely felt by the British government, to leave this precedency to Spain, may be overborne by considerations of a more comprehensive nature — considerations regarding not only the essential interests of his majesty's subjects, but the relations of the old world with the new.
Page 247 - Littleton having moved to bring in a Bill to Consolidate and Amend the Laws relating to the Payment of Wages in Goods, which passed by a majority of one hundred and forty.
Page 711 - And that, like England, she would willingly see the mother country in possession of superior commercial advantages, by amicable arrangements ; and would be contented, like her, to rank, after the mother country, among the most favoured nations. Lastly, that she abjured, in any case, any design of acting against the Colonies by force of arms.
Page 709 - England would consider any foreign interference, by force or by menace, in the dispute between Spain and the colonies, as a motive for recognizing the latter without delay.
Page 575 - ... that I have heard them on new evidence, and thereby brought discredit on some part of the Court. IT is AN UTTER FALSEHOOD ! On re-hearings it is always competent to read the evidence given in the cause, though it was not read in the Court below, either by the counsel or the Judge. Further than that the Court does not go. On appeals it only reads what has been read in the Court below, and that practice I have never departed from in any one instance. Therefore, really, before things are so represented,...
Page 711 - Mr. Canning, without entering into discussion upon these abstract principles, contented himself with saying, That, — however desirable the establishment of a monarchical form of Government, in any of those Provinces, might be, on the one hand, or whatever might be the difficulties in the way of it, on the other hand — his Government could not take upon itself to put it forward as a condition of their recognition.

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