Canada Under the Administration of Lord Lorne

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Rose Publishing Company, 1884 - 567 páginas

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Página 28 - I, AB, do swear that I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position that princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever. And I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm...
Página 27 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true Allegiance to His Majesty King George the Fourth, and will defend him to the utmost of my Power against all...
Página 27 - Him or Them : And I do faithfully promise to maintain, support, and defend, to the utmost of my Power, the Succession of the Crown, which Succession, by an Act, intituled An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Página 37 - ... the piles of blocks and ropes, and the net-reels Wound with the beaded nets, dripping and dark from the sea! Now at this season the nets are unwound; they hang from the rafters Over the fresh-stowed hay in upland barns, and the wind Blows all day through the chinks, with the streaks of sunlight, and sways them Softly at will ; or they lie heaped in the gloom of a loft.
Página 37 - Ah, how well I remember those wide red flats, above tide-mark Pale with scurf of the salt, seamed and baked in the sun! Well I remember the piles of blocks and ropes, and the net-reels Wound with the beaded nets, dripping and dark from the sea! Now at this season the nets are unwound; they hang from the rafters Over the fresh-stowed hay in upland barns, and the wind Blows all day through the chinks, with the streaks of sunlight...
Página 67 - To state the matter shortly, the sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights— the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others.
Página 226 - The provisions of this Act referring to the Governor General in Council shall be construed as referring to the governor general acting by and with the advice of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.
Página 285 - His Excellency's advisers are of opinion that in advance of Parliamentary sanction it was not only highly inexpedient, but transcended the power of the Government of the day to refer to arbitration the question of the extent of the North-west Territories acquired by the Dominion by purchase from the Hudson's Bay Company.
Página 65 - That Mr. Speaker do not now leave the Chair, but that it bo resolved that the recent dismissal by the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec of his Ministers was, ulider the circumstances, unwise and subversive of the position accorded to the advisers of the Crown since the concession of the principle of Responsible Government to the British North American Colonies.
Página 225 - Dominion is to be similar in principle to that of the United Kingdom. The statute contemplates a Parliament working under the influence of public opinion and public discussion.

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