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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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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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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1851
...integrity, moved a resolution which was carried against the minister by a considerable majority,—' That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.' This is a full recognition on record of the existence of that evil which the principle...
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Tracts of the Liverpool Financial Reform Association, Issues 1-35

Financial Reform Association (Liverpool, England) - Finance - 1851
...called to office, Mr. Dunning, a barrister, moved in the House of Commons his celebrated resolution, " that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." This was carried by a majority of 233 against 215. The minority imputed to the majority...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1851
...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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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...long urged, am! succeeded at last in passing, the celebrated resolution drawn ир by Mr. Dunning, "That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be dimim-tlicd." He applies this principle very happily to the present case, by showing that the Commissioners...
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The poll book of the contested election for the southern division of the ...

Elections - 1852 - 152 pages
...Have we not long outlived the time when the House of Commons thought fit to pass a resolution — " That the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished ?" Is it from that quarter, from the exercise of the royal prerogative, that any man,...
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Memorials and Correspondence of Charles James Fox, Volume 1

Charles James Fox - Great Britain - 1853
...usual, and there was not the least tumult." " In Committee of Commons, Dunning opened the debate, by a motion, ' That the Influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished' The Ministers were greatly embarrassed, and had no subterfuge but their old hackneyed...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 5

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...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 which...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1853 - 947 pages
...sentiments which the Whigs expressed in their celebrated resolution (drawn up by Mr. Dunning himself), that " the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and OUGHT то BE DIMIN1 The reader will be iutcrested in the following beautiful tribute to the memory of Lord...
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History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volume 7

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - Great Britain - 1854
...voting the words which he concluded with moving: — "That " it is the opinion of this Committee , that the influence of the "Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be "diminished." * Annual Register, 1780, p. 165. Sir Fletcher Norton, full of spleen against Lord...
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