A Short History of the British Empire During the Last Twenty Months: Viz. from May 1792 to the Close of the Year 1793

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P. Byrne, 1794 - Great Britain - 290 pages

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Page 17 - I hope are sufficient to establish the throne of our great restorer, our present king William; to make good his title in the consent of the people ; which being the only one of all lawful governments, he has more fully and clearly than any prince in Christendom ; and to justify to the world the people of England, whose love of their just and natural rights, with their resolution to preserve them, saved the nation when it was on the very brink of slavery and ruin.
Page 18 - Majesty's heirs and successors, each in his time and order, will come to the crown with the same contempt of their choice with which his Majesty has succeeded to that he wears.
Page 266 - True humility, the basis of the christian system, is the low, but deep and firm foundation of all real virtue. But this, as very painful in the practice, and little imposing in the appearance, they have totally discarded.
Page 17 - is almost the only lawful king in the world, because the only one who owes his crown to the choice of his people.
Page 17 - And the Acts lately made in England and Scotland mutually for the Union of the Two Kingdoms or that the Kings or Queens of this Realm with and by the Authority of Parliament are not able to make Laws and Statutes of sufficient Force and Validity to limit and bind the Crown and the Descent Limitation Inheritance and Government thereof...
Page 199 - Pleas, or Baron of the Court of Exchequer, Judge of the High Court of Admiralty, Master or Keeper of the Rolls, Secretary of State, Keeper of the Privy Seal, ViceTreasurer, Teller and Cashier of the Exchequer, or Auditor General, Lieutenant or Governor, or Gustos Rotulorum of Counties, Secretary to...
Page 186 - ... to prohibit from entering your states in Europe, or your colonies, all those members of the self -titled national convention, or of the pretended executive council, who have, directly or indirectly, participated in the said crime; and if they should be discovered and arrested, to deliver them up to justice, that they may serve as a lesson and example to mankind.
Page 186 - Mightinesses, whether it would not be proper to employ all the means in your power to prohibit from entering your...
Page 149 - ... supporting his allies, and for opposing views of aggrandizement and ambition on the part of France, which would be at all times dangerous to the general interests of Europe, but are peculiarly...
Page 34 - When popular discontents have been very prevalent, it may well be affirmed and supported that there has been generally something found amiss in the constitution or in the conduct of government. The people have no interest in disorder. When they do wrong, it is their error, not their crime. But with the governing part of the state it is far otherwise...

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