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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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 31

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1854
...Commons. The first decided symptom of this change was the result of the famous motion of Dunning, " that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," which, after a hot debate, was carried, on the 6th of April, 1780, by 233 to 215 votes....
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Rules of Proceeding and Debate in Deliberative Assemblies

Luther Stearns Cushing - 1854
...1780, Mr. Dunning having made a motion, in the houso of commons, {L 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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A History of the Turks: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

John McGilchrist - Turkey - 1856 - 386 pages
...and the consideration in parliament of a series of questions typified by the famous proposition, " that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," must also be allowed as some apology for a not very vigorous, a not very national,...
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CONSIDERATIONS UPON THE NATURE AND TENDENCY OF FREE INSTITUTIONS.

FREDERICK GRIMKE - 1856
...since the memorable resolution introduced into the house of commons in the early part of this century, that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished. It has exercised the minds of great numbers who had hitherto kept aloof from such speculations....
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SELECT BRITISH ELOQUENCE

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856
...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 TO BE DIMIN3 The reader will be interested in the following beautiful tribute to the memory of Lord Ashburton...
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The letters of Horace Walpole, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 7

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1858
...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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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 5

Law - 1858
...other schemes of reform — the cause which is mentioned in the celebrated resolution of Dunning : " That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." " This resolution," says Mr. Macknight, " expressed in a single sentence the moral...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, Volume 7

Horace Walpole - 1858
...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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A History, Military and Municipal, of the Ancient Borough of the Devizes ...

Henry Bull - Devizes (England) - 1859 - 602 pages
...following 6th of April, Mr. Dunning the member for Calne carried his memorable resolution in the House "that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," yet public interest in any specific plans of regeneration was so immediately after...
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A history military and municipal of the ancient borough of Devizes [by H. Bull].

Henry Bull (of Devizes.) - 1859 - 80 pages
...following 6th of April, Mr. Dunning the member for Calne carried his memorable resolution in the House " that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," yet public interest in any specific plans of regeneration was so immediately after...
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