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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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Our Country

Benson J. Lossing - 1877
...majesty's Commons of America. It is an absurdity in terms." . . . . " There is," he continued, " an idea that the colonies are virtually represented in this...an American is represented here. Is he represented here by any knight of the shire, in any county of this kingdom? Would to God that respectable representation...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - Orators - 1877 - 544 pages
...which they will claim, which they will exercise, whenever the principle can be support«! 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 here. Is he represented by any knight...
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The Popular History of England, Volumes 5-6

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1880
...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...this House. I would fain know by whom an American is represented.here ? Is he represented by any knight of the shire, in any county in this kingdom ? Would...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Forensic orations - 1880 - 540 pages
...which they will claim, which »bey will exercise, whenever the principle can be supported by powej. There is an idea in some, that the colonies are virtually represented in the house. I would fain know bv whom an American is represented here ? Is he represented by any knight...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - Anecdotes - 1881 - 530 pages
...of Parliament to tax the American colonies, in December, 1765, Pitt made the following remarks : " 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 here. Is he represented by any knight...
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The History of England from the Year 1830-1874, Volume 1

William Nassau Molesworth - Grande-Bretagne - Histoire - 1830-1874 - 1882
...him, in a speech against the American Stamp Act, making use of the following memorable expressions : 'There is an idea in some that the colonies are virtually...respectable representation was augmented to a greater number I Or will you tell him that he is represented by any representative of a borough ; a borough which...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1883
...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 even virtually represented at...
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The History of Massachusetts, from the Landing of the Pilgrims to the ...

George Lowell Austin - Massachusetts - 1884 - 598 pages
...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. I would fain knowby whom an American is represented here. Is he represented by any knight of the shire in any county...
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Sir John Eliot. John Pym. Lord Chatham. Lord Mansfield. Edmund Burke

Charles Kendall Adams - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1884
...which they will claim, which they will exercise, whenever the principle can 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 here. Is he represented by any knight...
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Representative British Orations: With Introductions and ..., Volume 1

Charles Kendall Adams - 1884
...which they will claim, which they will exercise, whenever the principle can 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 here. Is he represented by any knight...
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