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The English Cyclopaedia: A New Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 1
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Page 320 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.
Page 324 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 437 - The King willeth that right be done according to the laws and customs of the realm; and that the statutes be put in due execution, that his subjects may have no cause to complain of any wrong or oppressions, contrary to their just rights and liberties, to the preservation whereof he holds himself as well obliged as of his prerogative.
Page 77 - O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, That I am meek and gentle with these butchers; Thou art the ruins of the noblest man That ever lived in the tide of times.
Page 23 - ... shall extend to manors, advowsons, messuages, lands, tithes, rents, and hereditaments, whether freehold, customary freehold, tenant right, customary or copyhold, or of any other tenure, and whether corporeal, incorporeal, or personal, and to any undivided share thereof, and to any estate, right, or interest (other than a chattel interest) therein; and the words "personal estate...
Page 319 - February, 1769, was ordered to be expunged from the journals as " subversive of the rights of the whole body of electors of this kingdom.
Page 318 - That the right of granting aids and supplies to the crown is in the commons alone, as an essential part of then- constitution; and the limitation of all such grants, as to the matter, manner, measure, and time, is only in them.
Page 388 - List, such persons only as have just claims on the royal beneficence, or who, by their personal services to the crown, by the performance of duties to the public, or by their useful discoveries in science and attainments in literature and the arts, have merited the gracious consideration of their sovereign and the gratitude of their country.
Page 318 - That to guard for the future against an undue exercise of that power by the Lords, and to secure to the commons their rightful control over taxation and supply...
Page 461 - By the general law, and of common, right, all the pews in a parish church are the common property of the parish : they are for the use, in common, of the parishioners, who are all entitled to be seated, orderly, and conveniently, so as best to provide for the accommodation of all.