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" There is an idea in some, that the colonies are virtually represented in this House. I would fain know by whom an American is represented here... "
Parliamentary speeches from 1761 to 1802 - Page 11
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SELECT BRITISH ELOQUENCE

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856
...be supported by power. There is an idea in some that the colonies are virtually represented in the House. I would fain know by whom an American is represented...kingdom? Would to God that respectable representation was aug104 1766.] RIGHT OF TAXING AMERICA. 105 mented to a greater number! Or will you tell him that he...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE AMERICAN CONTINENT

GEORGE BANCROFT - 1856
...grant to your majesty the property of your majesty's Commons in America. It is an absurdity in terms. " There is an idea in some, that the colonies are virtually represented in this house. They never have been represented at all in parliament; they were not VOL. V. 33 CHAP. even virtually...
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The History of Massachusetts ...: The provincial period [1692-1775

John Stetson Barry - Massachusetts - 1856
...the governing or legislative power. The taxes are a voluntary gift and grant of the Commons alone. " There is an idea in some that the colonies are virtually represented in this House. l would fain know by whom an American is represented here. ls he represented by any knight of the shire...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE AMERICAN CONTINENT

GEORGE BANCROFT - 1857
...grant to your majesty the property of your majesty's Commons in America. It is an absurdity in terms. " There is an idea in some, that the colonies are virtually represented in this house. They never have been represented at all in parliament; they were not CHAP, even virtually represented...
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The history of England, by D. Hume, continued by T. Smollett, and to the ...

David Hume - 1859
...who asserted that America was represented in the British parliament. " I would fain know," said he, "by whom an American is represented here. Is he represented...knight of the shire, in any county in this kingdom ? Or will you tell him that he is represented by any representative of a borough — a borough which...
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The American Orator's Own Book

Orators - 1859 - 350 pages
...own ; but can we give and grant the property of the commons of America ? It is an absurdity in terms. There is an idea in some, that the colonies are virtually...represented in this house ! I would fain know by whom 3 The idea of virtual representation is the most contemptible that ever entered into the head of man...
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 5

George Bancroft - 1860
...whom an American is represented here? Is he represented by any knight of the shire, in any county of this kingdom? Would to God that respectable representation...augmented to a greater number. Or will you tell him, that ho is represented by any representative of a borough ? a borough, which, perhaps, no man ever saw....
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The popular history of England, Volume 6

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1860
...touched upon great principles that extended beyond this question of taxing the American Colonies : " There is an idea in some that the Colonies are virtually represented hi this House. I would fain know by whom an American is represented here ? Is he represented by any...
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John Cassell's Illustrated History of England, Volume 5

John Frederick Smith - Great Britain - 1861
...as yourselves — rights which they will claim whenever the principle can be supported by might. " There is an idea in some that the colonies are virtually represented in this liouse. 1 would fain know by whom an American is represented here ! Is he represented by any knight...
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John Cassell's Illustrated History of England, Volume 5

John Frederick Smith - Great Britain - 1861
...can be supported by might. There is an. idea in some thab the colonies are -virtually epresented iu this house. I would fain know by whom an American is represented tare ! la he represented by any night of tho shire in any county in the kingdom ? Would A God that...
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