Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 10

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William Cobbett
R. Bagshaw, 1806 - Great Britain
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Page 275 - That in case the Crown and imperial dignity of this Realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this Kingdom of England this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the Crown of England without the consent of Parliament.
Page 277 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the house of commons.
Page 149 - It is agreed that creditors on either side shall meet with no lawful impediment to the recovery of the full value in sterling money, of all bona fide debts heretofore contracted.
Page 295 - Whatever be the actual state of the skill, dexterity, and judgment with which labour is applied in any nation, the abundance or scantiness of its annual supply must depend, during the continuance of that state, upon the proportion between the number of those who are annually employed in useful labour, and of those who are not so employed.
Page 431 - The care of souls cannot belong to the civil magistrate, because his power consists only in outward force : but true and saving religion consists in the inward persuasion of the mind, without which nothing can be acceptable to God.
Page 431 - In the third place, the care of the salvation of men's souls cannot belong to the magistrate; because, though the rigour of laws and the force of penalties were capable to convince and change men's minds, yet would not that help at all to the salvation of their souls. For, there being but one truth, one way to heaven; what hope...
Page 703 - Privy Council, to order and declare, and it is hereby ordered and declared, That...
Page 671 - The confidential in. tercoui which he had constantly maintained with Russia, enabled his majesty to specify the terms on which peace with that power might be obtained ; and his minister was...
Page 543 - Blues from the same source of enterprize, which had been regularly trained for that duty, and dressed in an appropriate uniform. The enemy was posted at the village of Reduction, which was on an eminence about two miles from the beach, with the appearance of a fine plain between the two armies, which however proved on the following morning to be only a morass in a high state of verdure. This in some measure checked our advancement nor did the enemy open his field train till the troops were nearly...

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