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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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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1836 - 454 pages
...raised up a formidable opposition. (April 6th.) At length Mr. Dunning moved his celebrated resolution, " that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," which was carried by a majority of twenty-eight votes ; but a second resolution, designed...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 9

Englishmen - 1836
...his parliamentary efforts, " that it is the opinion of this committee that it is necessary to declare that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." In the session of 1780—81, the legality of the various associations and societies...
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The History of Party: From the Rise of the Whig and Tory Factions ..., Volume 3

George Wingrove Cooke - Great Britain - 1837
...really attended to or finally and totally rejected. He then moved, that it was necessary to declare that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished. Appending to this bold declaration, an assertion of the right of the house of commons...
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Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, Volume 2

Henry Grattan - Ireland - 1839
...with the hopes of which we were insidiously led to amuse ourselves. " That we are firmly convinced that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished; and that the freedom of the country can only fie preserved by the spirit of the people,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, Volume 2

Henry Grattan - Catholic emancipation - 1839
...with the hopes of which we were insidiously led to amuse ourselves. " That we are firmly convinced that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished; and that the freedom of the country can only fte preserved by the spirit of the people,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, Volume 2

Henry Grattan - Ireland - 1839
...with the hopes of which we were insidiously led to amuse ourselves. " That we are firmly convinced that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished; and that tlie freedom of the country can only be preserved by the spirit of the people,...
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The Mirror of parliament, ed. by J.H. Barrow. 8th parl., 2nd ..., Volume 2

1840
...commence? Did it commence in the reign of George III.? Did it exist when Mr. Dunning proposed a resolution that " the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished ?" Did the Tories declare that the influence of the Crown ought to have no influence...
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The secret history of the court of England, from ... 1750 to the reign of ...

lady Anne Hamilton - 1840
...moved his famous resolution to the House, with unbending firmness and uncompromising fidelity. He said, "The influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." It was carried by a majority of 233 against 215 ; but a second resolution, which was...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1843
...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 ate an ounce less meat. I would...
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The Influence of Aristocracies on the Revolutions of Nations: Considered in ...

James J. Macintyre - Aristocracy - 1843 - 464 pages
...carried in the House of Commons, by a majority of 233 to 215, — " That it is now necessary to declare, that the influence of the Crown has increased — is increasing — and ought to be diminished." It would appear, that this was mistaking the effect for the cause ; and if for the...
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