Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Volume 3


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Pagina 416 - I do not like thee, Dr. Fell, The reason why I cannot tell ; But this I'm sure I know full well, I do not like thee, Dr. Fell.
Pagina 303 - Tell him I am now quite well — quite recovered from my illness ; but what has he not to answer for who is the cause of my having been ill at all?
Pagina 143 - Nor would he suffer his own wound to be examined till every man who had been previously wounded was properly attended to. Fully believing that the wound was mortal, and that he was about to die, as he had ever desired, in...
Pagina 180 - I shall live to get out of this most cursed of all situations, and most repugnant to my feelings. How I long to kick those whom my public duty obliges me to court ! If I did not hope to get out of this country, I should most earnestly pray for immediate death.
Pagina 419 - Bonaparte's government — that he found in her great physical and moral resources — that he had but to turn them to account. True; and he did so. Compare the situation in which he found France with that to which he has raised her. I am no panegyrist of Bonaparte; but I cannot shut my eyes to the superiority of his talents — to the amazing ascendency of his genius.
Pagina 84 - Who in their coaches roll along the turnpike -road, what hard work 'tis crying all day, "Knives and Scissors to grind O!" 'Tell me, knife-grinder, how came you to grind knives? Did some rich man tyrannically use you? 10 Was it the squire? or parson of the parish? Or the attorney? 'Was it the squire, for killing of his game? or Covetous parson, for his tithes distraining? Or roguish lawyer made you lose your little All in a lawsuit? '(Have you not read the Rights of Man...
Pagina 174 - No man can say, that, in the present state of things, and while Ireland remains a separate kingdom, full concessions could be made to the catholics, without endangering the state, and shaking the constitution of Ireland to its centre.
Pagina 419 - And what is the nature of the times in which we live ? Look at France, and see what we have to cope with, and consider what has made her what she is. A man...
Pagina xxvi - Mr. Pitt humbly conceives a new Security might be obtained for the Civil and Ecclesiastical Constitution of this country, more applicable to the present circumstances, more, free from objection, and more effectual in itself, than any which now exists ; — and which would, at the same time, admit of extending such indulgences as must conciliate the higher orders of the Catholics, and by furnishing to a large class of your Majesty's Irish subjects a proof of the good will of the United Parliament,...
Pagina xxiv - ... extent to which your Majesty entertains, and has declared that sentiment. ' He trusts your Majesty will believe, that every principle of duty, gratitude, and attachment, must make him look to your Majesty's ease and satisfaction, in preference to all considerations, but those arising from a sense of what in his honest opinion is due to the real interest of your Majesty and your dominions.

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