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" 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... "
Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt - Pagina 140
door Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1867
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The History of England, from the Accession of George III, 1760, to ..., Volume 4

Thomas Smart Hughes - 1846
...by disturbing public tranquillity, might prevent such a design; yet there never was a time, he said, in the history of this country, when, from the situation of Europe, fifteen years of peace might more reasonably be expected, than at the present moment. He went through...
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Memorials and Correspondence of Charles James Fox, Volume 3

Charles James Fox - 1854
...February, 1792, said, "We must not count with certainty on the continuance of our present prosperity; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment."* While such was the conduct and the view of the Ministry, the members of the Whig Opposition...
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The Life and Times of Charles James Fox, Volume 2

Earl John Russell Russell - 1859
...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...fifteen years of peace, than we may at the present moment."* Having quoted this passage, I cannot refrain from adding to it the peroration of this celebrated...
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The popular history of England, Volume 7

Charles Knight - 1861
...that fund would amount to in 1808. " There never was a time in the history of the country," he said, " when, from the situation of Europe, we might more...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment."J He displayed the great increase of revenue. He enlarged upon the causes of that increase,...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 124

1862
...to a long future of diminishing taxation and expenditure, " unquestionably," he said, " there never was a time in the history of this country when from...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment."* " No one," Lord Grenville told Rogers, " could wish more to preserve peace with France. His...
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Essays on the Administrations of Great Britain from 1783 to 1830 ...

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - 1864 - 500 pagina’s
...hopes of Lord Grenville, or the sanguine predictions of Pitt in his speech on the budget of 1792. ' Unquestionably there never was a time in the history...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment ' (see Lord Stanhope's Life of Pitt, vol. ii. p. 140.)— ED.] 2 [This took place on the resignation...
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Three English Statesmen: A Course of Lectures on the Political History of ...

Goldwin Smith - 1867 - 298 pagina’s
...relief from taxes within the next fifteen years. " For although," said he, in his budget-speech, " we must not count with certainty on the continuance...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment." He looked forward to the abolition of Customs' duties, which would have been at the same time...
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Three English Statesmen: A Course of Lectures on the Political History of ...

Goldwin Smith - 1868 - 271 pagina’s
...further relief from taxes within the next fifteen years. ' For although/ said he, in his budget-speech, ' we must not count with certainty on the continuance...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment/ He looked forward to the abolition of Customs' duties, which would have been at the same time...
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The Literary World, Volume 26

1882
...of our present prosperity during such an interrs!, ret unquestionably there never was a tiuM in ihe history of this country when, from the situation of...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment." He looked forward to the abolition of Customs' duties, which wouU have been at the same time...
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A History and Explanation of the Stamp Duties: Containing Remarks on the ...

Stephen Dowell - 1873 - 380 pagina’s
...time in th< history of this country,' says Pitt in his speech on th« Budget, February 17, 1792, ' when, from the situation of Europe, we might more...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment.' The calm And the general opinion at the time was confirmastorm! ' tory of the views thus expressed....
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