The Political Register, and Impartial Review of New Books, Volumen 7

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J. Almon, 1770
 

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Página 153 - That levying money for or to the use of the Crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time or in other manner than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Página 82 - Experience might inform them that many, who have been saluted with the huzzas of a crowd one day, have received their execrations the next ; and many, who by the popularity of their times, have been held up as spotless patriots, have, nevertheless, appeared upon the historian's page, when truth has triumphed over delusion, the assassins of liberty.
Página 195 - God ; only on week days he came too seldom to them. He was an attentive hearer of sermons, and was constant in his private prayers and in reading the Scriptures ; and when he spoke of religious matters, which he did not often, it was with a becoming gravity.
Página 399 - Yes, he did make you his quarry, and you still bleed from the wounds of his talons. You crouched, and still crouch, beneath his rage. Nor...
Página 82 - I still wish to retain him, I certainly would pay the debt. But upon no principle of liberal legislation whatever can my servant have a title to set his creditors at defiance, while, for forty shillings only, the honest tradesman may be torn from his family and locked up in jail.
Página 361 - Rod, was fent with a meflage from his Majefty to the Houfe of Commons, commanding their attendance in the Houfe of Peers. The...
Página 196 - His indifference as to the forms of church government, and his being zealous for toleration, together with his cold behaviour towards the clergy, gave them generally very ill impressions of him.
Página 398 - No sooner has he wounded one, than he lays down another dead at his feet. For my part, when I saw his attack upon the King, I own my blood ran cold. I thought he had ventured too far, and that there was an end of his triumphs ; not that he had not asserted many truths.
Página 68 - The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
Página 81 - We all know that the very soul and essence of trade are regular payments ; and sad experience teaches us, that there are men, who will not make their regular payments without the compulsive power of the laws. The law, then, ought to be equally open to all ; any exemption to particular men, or particular ranks of men, is, in a free and commercial country, a solecism of the grossest nature.

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