The poll-book of the contested election for the county of Northumberland, from June 20th to July 6th, 1826, including a complete collection of the addresses and speeches of the candidates, &c

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W. Davison, 1827 - Elections - 380 pages

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Page 111 - far distant, when all fears of a pretender shall have vanished, and the power and influence of the Pope shall become feeble, ridiculous, and despicable, not only in England, but
Page 135 - I don't believe it; but if it be true, I would much rather my property should be partitioned among my friends in the north, than among the corruptionists of the House of Commons.
Page 121 - rise to return you my sincere thanks for the honour you have done me in drinking my health, and for the
Page 98 - hate the crowd, that if the throng " By chance go right, they purposely go wrong.
Page 135 - Parliament to this neighbourhood. We were told that the men of the north were in rebellion, and that they were united in societies to overturn the constitution. I was told that my property was to be partitioned,
Page 65 - that the people had nothing to do with the laws but to obey them.
Page 190 - I have but to thank you for the patience with which you have heard me, and
Page 74 - but what would you think of the father, who would insist that his boy should learn to swim, but that he should be quite perfect in the art, before ever he should be allowed to set a foot into the water?
Page 194 - There is one other subject on which I wish to say a few words, and that is
Page 74 - the continuance of slavery—nay more, who will not undertake to use his best efforts to wipe from our country the foul stain that her character has contracted, in abetting for so long a course of years, that most cruel,

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