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" That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"? "
The Quarterly Review - Page 254
1817
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 3

William Gordon - United States - 1801
...thousand electors. Mr. Dunning opened the business in an accurate ajid weighty speech, and then moved — "That the influence of 'the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be .diminished.'.' The locdradvocate of Scotland, to obtain a negative, i^oyed an amendment, in the...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 3

William Gordon - United States - 1801
...thousand electors. Mr. Dunning opened the business in an accurate nnd weighty speech, and then moved — "That the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be .diminished.'.' The lord-advocate of Scotland, to obtain a negative, . Ijjoyedan amendment, in the...
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The Spirit of Despotism ...

Vicesimus Knox - Despotism - 1802 - 384 pages
...tending but remotely to despotism. If there be a time, in which the senate of a free country has declared that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished; and if, instead of a consequent diminution, there be an evident increase of that influence...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 145

1877
...this assembly, which had for twenty years been the obsequious tool of the Court, hastily agreed to a motion 'that the influence of the ' Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be dimin'ished.' The want of common purpose and of united action among the members of the Opposition...
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a compendious view of universal history

charles mayo, l.l.b. - 1804
...minority, moved, as an introduction to other propositions which were to fill up his plan of reform, f " that the influence of the " crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished."—So general was the conviction of the fact, that, notwithstanding the minister opposed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1807
...been vexed by all the turbulence of this reign, and by that absurd vote of the House of Commons, ' That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished ?" JOHNSON. " Sir, I have never slept an hour less, nor eat an ounce less meat. I would...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...been vexed by all the turbulence of this reign, and by that absurd vote of the House of Commons, ' That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, •and ought to be diminished ?" JOHNSON. " Sir, 1 have never slept an hour less, nor eat an ounce less meat. I would...
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The Parliamentary Register: Or an Impartial Report of the Debates ..., Volume 3

Great Britain. Parliament - 1807
...growing infringements of the constitution demand our most serious and earnest attention. I, who think the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished, am a friend to frequent appeals to the people, but not by means of dissolutions. Let...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...will not differ from any as to the principle, though copied from none. My first resolution will be, " that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished :" my second, " that it is competent for this house to reform the civil list, or any...
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Public Characters, Volume 10

Biography - 1809
...growing infringements of the constitution demand our most serious and earnest attention. I, who think the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished, am a friend to frequent appeals to the people, but not by means of dissolutions, tet...
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