A History of England and the British Empire ...: 1802-1914

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Macmillan, 1915
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Stran 323 - Such a document should breathe feelings of generosity, benevolence, and religious toleration, and point out the privileges which the Indians will receive in being placed on an equality with the subjects of the British Crown, and the prosperity following in the train of civilisation.
Stran 47 - The Earl of Chatham, with his sword drawn Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, longing to be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham.
Stran 306 - That to guard for the future against an undue exercise of that power by the Lords, and to secure to the Commons their rightful control over taxation and supply, this House has in its own hands the power so to impose and remit taxes and to frame bills of supply that the right of the Commons as to the matter, manner, measure, and time may be maintained inviolate.
Stran 313 - Disraeli again as Chancellor of the Exchequer and leader of the House of Commons.
Stran 118 - The golden age of English oratory, which extends over the last quarter of the eighteenth and the first quarter of the nineteenth centuries, produced no speaker, either in Parliament or at the Bar, superior in persuasive force and artistic finish to Thomas Lord Erskine.
Stran 317 - That in the opinion of this House it is necessary that the Established Church of Ireland should cease to exist as an establishment, due regard being had to all personal interests and to all individual rights of property.
Stran 342 - And whereas it is further expedient that the proceeds of the said property should be appropriated mainly to the relief of unavoidable calamity and suffering, yet not so as to cancel or impair the obligations now attached to property under the Aotn for the relief of the poor...
Stran 390 - F's' - fair rent, fixity of tenure and free sale. It...
Stran 326 - Naturally this argument justified interference with numerous other occupations, and in 1867 the factory acts extension bill was passed, whose provisions applied not merely to factories in the old sense, but to any premises in which fifty or more persons were employed in any manual labor incidental to the making of any article. The...
Stran 389 - England, but, after passing through the House of Commons, it was rejected by the House of Lords.

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