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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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Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann: His ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - Strawberry Hill (Villa, England) - 1844
...their intended motions. The very first, made by Mr. Dunning, was a thundering one : The words were. " That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." The walls could not believe their own ears; they had not heard such language since...
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Letters ... to sir Horace Mann, ed. by lord Dover. Concluding ser

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1844
...their intended motions. The very first, made by Mr. Dunning, was a thundering one: The words were, " That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." The walls could not believe their own ears ; they had not heard such language since...
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Goldsmith's History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1844 - 482 pages
...up a formidable opposition. (April I6th.) At lenglli Mr. Dunning moved his celebrated resolution, " that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to he diminished," which was carried by a majority of twenty-eight votes; but a second resolution, designed...
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The History of Great Britain, from the Death of George II to the Coronation ...

J. R. Miller - Great Britain - 1844 - 724 pages
...petitions on the table, and take the sense of the committee upon them. The first of these propositions was, that " the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished."' The fact, he said, was notorious. But as a collateral evidence, he observed, that...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays: To which are Added a Few Poems, Volume 1

Alexander Hill Everett - American literature - 1845 - 563 pages
...principal danger to which the liberties of England were exposed. The cry has long been a popular one, that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished. I am satisfied, however, that this supposed balance is a vain imagination, and of course...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of England: From the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1846 - 476 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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The history of England, from the accession of George iii., 1760 ..., Volume 3

Thomas Smart Hughes - 1846
...abstracted from the petitions on the table, and take the sense of the committee on them : the first was, 'that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished ;' • a fact, he observed, which was notorious ; nor could there be a stronger proof...
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Pictorial History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1849 - 512 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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Manual of Parliamentary Practice: Rules of Proceeding and Debate in ...

Luther Stearns Cushing - Parliamentary practice - 1849 - 189 pages
...17SO, Mr. Dunning having made a motion, in the house of commons, " that, in the opinion of this house, the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," Dundas, lord-advocate of Scotland, in order to defeat the motion, proposed to amend,...
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Essays, Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous, Volume 1

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1850 - 2060 pages
...weight of the prerogative, but the usurpation of an Oligarchy. No man is now foolish enough to assert, that the influence of the Crown " has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished ;" the popular outcry which carried through the Revolution of 1832 is, that "the influence...
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