The Portfolio; Or, a Collection of State Papers, Etc: Illustrative of the History of Our Times, Band 2

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David Urquhart
J. Ridgway, 1844
 

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Seite 290 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.
Seite 291 - That levying money for or to the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time, or in other manner, than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Seite 258 - It hath sovereign and uncontrollable authority in the making, confirming, enlarging, restraining, abrogating, repealing, reviving, and expounding of laws, concerning matters of all possible denominations, ecclesiastical or temporal, civil, military, maritime, or criminal: this being the place where that absolute despotic power, which must in all governments reside somewhere, is entrusted by the constitution of these kingdoms.
Seite 300 - Parliament no dispensation by non obstante of or to any statute or any part thereof shall be allowed, but that the same shall be held void and of no effect, except a dispensation be allowed of in such statute, and except in such cases as shall be specially provided for by one or more bill or bills to be passed during this present session of Parliament.
Seite 299 - And thereupon their Majesties were pleased, That the said lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, being the two houses of parliament, should continue to sit, and with their Majesties' royal concurrence make effectual provision for the settlement of the religion, laws and liberties, of this kingdom, so that the same for the future might not be in danger again of being subverted ; to which the said lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, did agree and proceed to act accordingly.
Seite 602 - Sir, we have done everything that could be done, to avert the storm which is now coming on. We have petitioned, we have remonstrated, we have supplicated; we have prostrated ourselves before the throne and have implored its interposition to arrest the tyrannical hands of the ministry and Parliament. Our petitions...
Seite 258 - It can change and create afresh even the constitution of the kingdom and of Parliaments themselves ; as was done by the act of union, and the several statutes for triennial and septennial elections. It can, in short, do everything that is not naturally impossible ; and therefore some have not scrupled to call its power, by a figure rather too bold, the omnipotence of Parliament.
Seite 63 - That the colonies and plantations of Great Britain in North America, consisting of fourteen separate governments, and containing two millions and upwards of free inhabitants, have not had the liberty and privilege of electing and sending any knights and burgesses, or others, to represent them in the high court of parliament.
Seite 430 - Convention : and it is moreover expressly stipulated, that all rights, privileges, or immunities which the Sublime Porte now grants, or may hereafter grant, to the...
Seite 306 - They know better than any other people upon earth how to value, at the same time, these three great advantages— religion, commerce, and liberty.

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