The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons [and of the House of Lords] Containing an Account of the Interesting Speeches and Motions ... During the 1st Session of the 14th [-18th] Parliament of Great Britain
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Page 151 - Commission, under the Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed, and now read, we do, in Her Majesty's name, and in obedience to Her commands, prorogue this Parliament to Thursday the thirtieth day of April next, to be then here holden ; and this Parliament is accordingly prorogued to Thursday the thirtieth day of April next.
Page 42 - The executive power ought to be in the hands of a monarch, because this branch of government, having need of despatch, is better administered by one than by many : on the other hand, whatever depends on the legislative power is oftentimes better regulated by many than by a single person.
Page 108 - Moved, that an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, to return his majefty the thanks of this houfe for his moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Page 3 - At the end of a war fome part of its weight mnft inevitably be borne for a time. I feel for the burthens of my people : but I rely on that fortitude, which has hitherto fupported this nation under many difficulties, for...
Page 35 - Debates in the House of Lords on the Bill " for the better Management of the Territories, Revenues, and Commerce of this Kingdom in the East-Indies.
Page 19 - I wish to see the crown great and respectable ; but, if the present bill should pass, it will be no longer worthy of a man of honour to wear. The king will in fact take the diadem from his own head, and place it on the head of Mr. Fox.
Page 10 - I HAVE the fatisfaction to inform you, that Definitive Treaties of Peace have <( been concluded with the Courts of France and Spain, and with the United States of " America. Preliminary Articles have been alfo ratified with the States General of the
Page 151 - ... and that the various important objects which will require consideration may be afterwards proceeded upon with less interruption and with happier effect. I can have no other object...