Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl Chatham: And of the Principle Events of His Time; with His Speeches in Parliament, from the Year 1736 to the Year 1778. In Three Volumes, Band 1
J.S. Jordan, 1793
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Seite 280 - That in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this kingdom of England this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the crown of England without the consent of Parliament.
Seite 58 - Much more, sir, is he to be abhorred, who, as he has advanced in age, has receded from virtue, and becomes more wicked with less temptation ; who prostitutes himself for money which he cannot enjoy, and spends the remains of his life in the ruin of his country.
Seite 93 - But, say these gentlemen, if you found yourself upon a precipice, would you stand to inquire how you were led there before you considered how to get off? No, sir; but if a guide had led me there I should very probably be provoked to throw him over before I thought of anything else.
Seite 310 - Anson said it was impossible to comply with the order; the ships could not be got ready in the time limited ; and he wanted to know where they were going, in order to victual them accordingly.
Seite 59 - I may have some ambition to please this gentleman, I shall not lay myself under any restraint, nor very solicitously copy his diction or his mien, however matured by age, or modelled by experience.
Seite 394 - He then moved, that an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to...
Seite 440 - He began with lamenting his ill state of health, which had confined him to his chamber; but although he was at this instant suffering under the most excruciating torture, yet he determined, at the hazard of his life, to attend this day, to raise up his voice, his hand, and his arm, against the preliminary articles of a treaty that...
Seite 56 - ... of statutes, is all the good or hurt that can be hoped or feared from a law like this ; a law which fixes what is in its own nature mutable, which prescribes rules to the seasons and limits to the wind.
Seite 134 - Continent ; that there was any need of forming an army in the Low Countries ; or that, in order to form an army, auxiliaries were necessary. But, not to dwell upon disputable...