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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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A Popular History of England: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 4

Guizot (M., François) - 1876
...continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval, yet unquestionably there never was a tune in the history of this country when, from the situation...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment." Still occupied almost exclusively with home affairs, Pitt warmly supported the bill for the...
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Lancashire Worthies

Francis Espinasse - 1877 - 494 pagina’s
...peace, of additions to the Sinking Fund, and of remissions of taxation ; " for although," he said, we must not count with certainty on the continuance...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment." 1 Another year, and in the February of 1793, the French Republic declared war against England,...
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ENGLISH PARTY LEADERS AND ENGLISH PARTIES, Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1878
...and promised a continual reduction of taxation during the next fifteen years. " Although," he said, "we must not count with certainty on the continuance...history of this country when, from the situation of VOT.. n. 1 2 RESULTS OF THE REVOLUTION. Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace...
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Studies of modern mind and character

John Wilson (reviewer.) - 1881 - 444 pagina’s
...and naval estimates, he hazarded the anticipation (rashly, as the event proved), that ' there never was a time in the history of this country when, from...might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace ! ' The judgment stands on record of so competent and impartial an authority as the late Sir George...
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Three English Statesmen: A Course of Lectures on the Political History of ...

Goldwin Smith - 1882 - 271 pagina’s
...relief from taxes within the next fifteen years. ' For although,' said he, in his budget-speech, fwe must not count with certainty on the continuance of...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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Taxation, from the Civil War to the present day

Stephen Dowell - 1884
...speech on the consideration of the public revenue and expenditure, February 17, in which he stated that 'unquestionably there never was a time in the history...might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace.' Lord Grenville, who had been made a peer in November 1790,2 had in the previous August expressed a...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 6

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1887
...years I am not naming a period in which events may arise which human foresight cannot reach . . . but unquestionably there never was a time in the history...fifteen years of peace than we may at the present moment.' 2 The Cassandra warnings of Burke were indeed still heard, but they had never been so completely...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 6

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1887
...years I am not naming a period in which events may arise which human foresight cannot reach . . . but unquestionably there never was a time in the history...this country when from the situation of Europe we j might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace than we / may at the present moment.' ' The Cassandra...
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A History of Taxation and Taxes in England from the Earliest Times ..., Volume 2

Stephen Dowell - 1888
...acknowledged its ' splendour,' and the impression it made on the committee. In this he stated that ' unquestionably there never was a time in the history...might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace.' Lord Grenville* had in the previous August expressed a similar opinion. Writing to his brother, 1 32...
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Pitt

Archibald Philip Primrose Earl of Rosebery - 1891 - 298 pagina’s
...subsidy for the Hessian mercenaries. And to raise hopes of further reductions he declared that : " Unquestionably there never was a time in the history...more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace than at the present moment." This, it may be said, is a random expression in debate. Even in a budget speech,...
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