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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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Orations of British Orators, Including Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 23

Orators - 1900
...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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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the Growth and Division of the British ...

Walford Davis Green - Great Britain - 1901 - 391 pages
...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...here ? Is he represented by any Knight of the Shire ? Would to God that respectable representation was augmented to a greater number ! Or will you tell...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 5

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1902 - 11114 pages
...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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History of Southwest Virginia, 1746-1786, Washington County, 1777-1870

Lewis Preston Summers - Virginia - 1903 - 911 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?. The idea of virtual representation is the most contemptible that ever entered into the head of man;...
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Chatham, Volume 2

Frederic Harrison - Great Britain - 1905 - 239 pages
...rights which they 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 by any knight of the shire, in any county of this kingdom? Would to God that respectable representation were augmented to a greater number !...
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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the Growth and Division of the British ...

Walford Davis Green - Great Britain - 1906 - 391 pages
...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...here ? Is he represented by any Knight of the Shire ? Would to God that respectable representation was augmented to a greater number ! Or will you tell...
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Farmer George, Volume 2

Lewis Melville, Lewis Saul Benjamin - Great Britain - 1907
...exposed by Pitt : " There is an idea in some minds 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 of the shire in this kingdom ? Would to God that respectable representation were augmented to a greater number ! Or,...
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The Library of Original Sources: Era of revolution

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...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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A History of the United States and Its People: From Their Earliest ..., Volume 5

Elroy McKendree Avery - United States - 1908
...— and equally bound by its laws. The Americans are the sons, not the bastards, of England. . . . There is an idea in some that the colonies are virtually...fain know by whom an American is represented here? . . . The idea of a virtual representation of America in this house is the most contemptible idea that...
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Washington and Lincoln, Leaders of the Nation in the Constitutional Eras of ...

Robert William McLaughlin - United States - 1912 - 278 pages
...duty and conscience bound to take care of their interests. 2 Pitt ridiculed this position by saying: There is an idea in some that the colonies are virtually represented in the House. I would fain know 1 British Orations, vol. i., p. 118. * Ibid., p. 161. * by whom an American...
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