The History of England: From the Accession of George III, 1760-1835, Volume 4

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Pagina 389 - Ireland shall, upon the first day of January which shall be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and one, and for ever after, be united into one kingdom, by the name of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Pagina 3 - I hope an everlasting one, with one great state; and I at least afforded the efficient means by which a peace, if not so durable, more seasonable at least, was accomplished with another. I gave you all; and you have rewarded me with confiscation, disgrace, and a life of impeachment...
Pagina 59 - And whereas to pursue schemes of conquest and extension of dominion in India are measures repugnant to the wish, the honour, and policy of this nation...
Pagina 389 - For the like purpose it would be fit to propose, that all laws in force at the time of the union, and all the courts of civil and ecclesiastical jurisdiction, within the respective kingdoms, shall remain as now by law established within the same, subject only to such alterations or regulations from time to time, as circumstances may appear to the parliament of the United Kingdom to require.
Pagina 38 - We must not count with certainty on a continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace, than we may at the present moment.
Pagina 108 - Society is constituted for the purpose of forwarding a brotherhood of affection, a communion of rights, and an union of power among Irishmen of every religious persuasion, and thereby to obtain a complete reform in the legislature, founded on the principles of civil, political, and religious liberty.
Pagina 202 - He shut his eyes, but could not close his ears against the imprecations of the multitude. A woman, breaking from the crowd, exclaimed, " Murderers of all my kindred, your agony fills me with joy. Descend to hell covered with the curses of every mother in France !" Twenty of his comrades were executed before him.
Pagina 365 - ... distance, full into the bows of our van ships. It was received in silence: the men on board every ship were employed aloft in furling sails, and below in tending the braces, and making ready for anchoring. A...
Pagina 369 - Hood, he was recalled. It was generally believed by the officers that if Nelson had not been wounded not one of these ships could have escaped ; the four certainly could not if the Culloden had got into action ; and if the frigates...
Pagina 366 - Minotaur, Bellerophon, Defence, and Majestic, sailed on ahead of the admiral. In a few minutes every man stationed at the first six guns in the fore part of the Vanguard's deck was killed or wounded - these guns were three times cleared.

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