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Pagina 316 - 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 185 - is Tonson. You will take care not to depart before he goes away : for I have not completed the sheet which I promised him ; and if you leave me unprotected, I must suffer all the rudeness to which his resentment can prompt his tongue.
Pagina 493 - India, for the purpose of accomplishing those benevolent designs. Provided always, that the authority of the local Governments, respecting the intercourse of Europeans with the interior of the country, be preserved, and that the principles of the British Government, on which the natives of India have hitherto relied for the free exercise of their religion, be inviolably maintained.
Pagina 192 - No disposition, no transfer of paper upon which the composition is written, marked, or impressed, (though it gives the power to print and publish) can be construed a conveyance of the copy, without the author's express consent 'to print and publish'; much less, against his will.
Pagina 308 - That Freeholders, Householders, and others, subject to direct Taxation in support of the Poor, the Church, and the State, be required to elect Members to serve in Parliament. That each County be subdivided according to its taxed male Population, and each subdivision required to elect one Representative. That the Votes be taken in each Parish by the' Parish Officers ; and all the Elections finished in one and the same day.
Pagina 304 - Parliament, as the petition of the " Friends of the People, associated for the purpose of obtaining a Reform in Parliament.
Pagina 305 - That your honourable house will he pleased to take such measures, as to your wisdom may seem meet, to remove the evils arising from the unequal manner in which the different parts of the kingdom are admitted to participate in the representation. To correct the partial distribution of the elective franchise, which commits the choice of representatives to select bodies of men of such limited numbers as renders them an easy prey to the artful, or a ready purchase to the wealthy. To regulate the right...
Pagina 303 - Commons for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the representation of the people in England and Wales.