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Page 50 - Shall the Lords be called upon to determine the rights and privileges of the Commons ? They cannot do it, without a flagrant breach of the constitution.
Page 55 - But this is not a time to trifle with your fortune. They deceive you, Sir, who tell you that you have many friends, whose affections are founded upon a principle of personal attachment. The first foundation of friendship is not the power of conferring benefits, but the equality with which they are received, and may be returned.
Page 45 - Is it possible for you to place any confidence in men who, before they are faithful to you, must renounce every opinion, and...
Page 33 - ... blessings of your reign, and paid you in advance the dearest tribute of their affections. Such, Sir, was once the disposition of a people, who now surround your throne with reproaches and complaints. Do justice to yourself.
Page 34 - Scotland are not in actual rebellion, they are undoubtedly entitled to protection: nor do I mean to condemn the policy of giving some encouragement to the novelty of their affections for the house of Hanover.
Page 39 - The circumstances to which you are reduced will not admit of a compromise with the English nation. Undecisive...
Page 200 - twill be a heap ; this is not true Alone in money, but in manners too. Yet we must more than move still, or go on ; We must accomplish ; 'tis the last key-stone That makes the arch ; the rest that there were put Are nothing till that comes to bind and shut.
Page 274 - Even the silent vote of Mr. Calcraft is worth reckoning in a division. What though he riots in the plunder of the army, and has only determined to be a patriot when he could not be a peer...
Page 236 - Recorded honours shall gather round his monument and thicken over him. It is a solid fabric, and will support the laurels that adorn it. I am not conversant in the language of panegyric. These praises are extorted from me: but they will wear well, for they have been dearly earned.
Page 356 - I think the most exalted faculties of the human mind a gift worthy of the Divinity, nor any assistance in the improvement of them a subject of gratitude to my fellow creature, if I were not satisfied, that, really to inform the understanding, corrects and enlarges the heart.