The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 128

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1887 - History
 

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Page 366 - that it is an essential principle of the law of nations that no power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the contracting powers by means of an amicable arrangement.
Page 6 - THE HOUSE OF WALDERNE. A Tale of the Cloister and the Forest in the Days of the Barons
Page 9 - THE ANNOTATED BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER : being an Historical, Ritual, and Theological Commentary on the Devotional System of the Church of England.
Page 214 - I would almost say, as much as a single newspaper article, unless the product of the day, in which the conduct of England towards Ireland is anywhere treated except with profound and bitter condemnation. Are these the traditions by which we are exhorted to stand ? No, they are a sad exception to the glory of our country.
Page 16 - I stand here as a member of the House, where there are many who have taken their seats for the first time upon these benches, and where there may be some to whom possibly I may avail myself of the privilege of old age to offer a recommendation. I would tell them of my own intention to keep my counsel and reserve my own freedom until I see the...
Page 261 - Can any sensible man, can any rational man suppose that at this time of day, in this condition of the world, we are going to disintegrate the great capital institutions of this country for the purpose of making ourselves ridiculous in the sight of all mankind, and crippling any power we possess for bestowing benefits through legislation on the country to which we belong?
Page 214 - Go into the length and breadth of the world, ransack the literature of all countries, find, if you can, a single voice, a single book — find, I would almost say, as much as a single newspaper article, unless the product of the day, in which the conduct of England towards Ireland is anywhere treated except with profound and bitter condemnation.
Page 214 - Goschen) asks us to-night to abide by the traditions of which we are the heirs. What traditions? By the Irish traditions? Go into the length and breadth of the world, ransack the literature of all countries, find, if you can, a single voice, a single...
Page 1 - STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. The Anglican Reform— The Puritan Innovations— The Elizabethan Reaction — The Caroline Settlement. With Appendices. Crown 8vo. 6s. THE BISHOPS IN THE TOWER.
Page 250 - Parnell, which caused him to believe that there was a power behind Mr. Parnell which, if not shortly satisfied by some substantial concession to the demands of the Irish Parliamentary party, would take the matter into its own hands, and resort to violence and outrage in England for the purpose of enforcing its demands. ' In other words,' I said to Mr. Gladstone, ' we are to be blown up and stabbed if we do not grant Home Rule by the end of next session.

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