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Página 155 - Chancellor of the Exchequer moved the Order of the Day, which was for the Houfe to refolve itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe on the Bill to alter, 'amend, and enlarge the Provifions on the Land Tax Sale Bill.
Página 422 - that the order of the day for " the Houfe to refolve itfelf into a Committee, to confider farther " of the meafures to be adopted for the gradual abolition of the " flave trade," be read ; it was read accordingly, and the Houfe refolved itfelf into a Committee, Mr.
Página 456 - The instruments of power are not perhaps so open and avowed as...
Página 283 - Exchequer to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, to be by them placed to the account of the commissioners for the reduction of the national debt...
Página 454 - The result of this dilemma, if it be suffered to prevail, is pure and absolute inactivity at present and for ever. On the other hand, if it be true, as we are convinced it is, that in this general appearance of tranquillity there is some mixture of discontent...
Página 458 - ... and our conduct, it is thought fit to load us with a loofe, unfupported, general charge, exprefled in the language of reproach, not of argument ; of uniting with certain bodies of men, whofe principles and practice, as far as they appear to be fuch as they are reprefented, we have not only difclaimed in the ftrongeft terms, but have declared, that we are determined to refift to the utmoft ot
Página 453 - ... that we are not aiming at reforms unthought of by wise and virtuous men : that our opinions neither possess the advantage, nor are liable to the objection of novelty ; and that we cannot be accused or...
Página 454 - ... judgment has been formed or enlightened by experience, and whose actions are most likely to be directed by prudence, whether, in taking proper measures to remove the cause...
Página 455 - Good, as a forced Motion, ftrongeft at firft. Surely every Medicine is an Innovation ; and he that will not apply new Remedies, muft expect new Evils ; for Time is the greateft Innovator : and if Time of courfe alter Things to the worfe, and Wifdom and Counfel fhall not alter them to the better, what fhall be the End? It is true, that what is...
Página 367 - Day being read, for the Houfe to refolve itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, to confider of the Petition of thefubfcribing Merchants and Traders of the City of London, £?V.

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