Journal of the Reign of King George the Third: From the Year 1771-1783, Volume 1

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Page 243 - English money of 234.OOO/.,3 and that in so doing the said Robert Lord Clive abused the powers with which he was intrusted, to the evil example of the servants of the public.
Page 207 - That all acquisitions made under the influence of a military force, or by treaty with foreign princes, do of right belong to the State.
Page 85 - Hochcrel, where he found company, had sat up all night drinking, and had not been in bed when he came to move his bill, which he had not even drawn up. This was genius, was almost inspiration.
Page 190 - KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. The humble Address, Remonstrance, and Petition, of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Livery of the city of London, in Common Hall assembled.
Page 23 - I should not have resigned at this moment merely on account of my complaints against Lord North, if I had not determined to vote against this Royal Family Bill, which in place I should be ashamed of doing.
Page 195 - Sherifis of Middlesex, sent the summons to Wilkes, instead of Luttrell, and acquainted the Speaker with what they had done: Wilkes himself also wrote a very bold letter to the Speaker, asserting his right. This contempt of the House, which the...
Page 7 - They began by pulling off their embroidered clothes, and put on frieze greatcoats, or turned their coats inside outwards for luck. They put on pieces of leather (such as worn by footmen when they clean the knives) to save their lace ruffles; and to guard their eyes from the light, and to prevent tumbling their hair, wore high-crowned straw hats with broad brims, and adorned with flowers and ribbons; masks to conceal their emotions when they played at Quinze.
Page 94 - Which in his life ne'er found a place: He wrote, too, of the Holy Ghost, Of whom no more than doth a post He knew; nor, should an angel show him, Would he, or know, or choose to know him.
Page 370 - He was sitting up in bed, with a satin eider-down quilt on his feet. He wore a duffil cloak, without arms, bordered with a broad purple lace. On his head he had a nightcap, and over that a hat with a broad brim flapped all round. It was difficult not to smile at a figure whose meagre jaws and uncouth habiliments recalled Don Quixote when he received the Duenna to an audience after he had been beaten and bruised, and was wrapped up in serecloths.
Page 17 - Strand, where they had lain in state, in order to be interred in the family vault at Epsom. His Lordship had injured his character in his life by seduction ; so that the populace paid no regard to his memory when dead, but plundered the room where his body lay, the moment it was removed.

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