Memoirs, Anecdotes, Facts, and Opinions, Band 2

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824 - 415 Seiten
 

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Seite 57 - All school-days' friendship, childhood innocence ? We, Hermia, like two artificial gods, Have with our needles created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warbling of one song, both in one key ; As if our hands, our sides, voices...
Seite 351 - The true reason of requiring any qualification, with regard to property, in voters, is to exclude such persons as are in so mean a situation that they are esteemed to have no will of their own.
Seite 24 - To-day she was a paysanne, with her straw hat tied at the back of her head, looking as if too new to what she passed, to know what she looked at. Yesterday she, perhaps, had been the dressed belle of Hyde Park, trimmed, powdered, patched, painted to the utmost power of rouge and white lead; to morrow, she would be the cravatted Amazon of the riding house: but be she what she might, the hats of the fashionable promenaders swept the ground as she passed.
Seite 352 - If it were probable that every man would give his vote freely, and without influence of any kind ; then, upon the true theory and genuine principles of liberty, every member of the community, however poor, should have a vote in electing those delegates to whose charge is committed the disposal of his property, his liberty, and his life.
Seite 136 - ... Those also who make an insurrection in order to redress a public grievance, whether it be a real or pretended one, and of their own authority attempt with force to redress it, are said to levy war against the king, although they have no direct design against his person, inasmuch as they insolently invade his prerogative, by attempting to do that by private authority which he by public justice ought to do, which manifestly tends to a downright rebellion ; as where great numbers by force attempt...
Seite 139 - That if any Persons unlawfully, riotously and tumultuously assembled together, to the Disturbance of the Public Peace, shall unlawfully, and with Force demolish or pull down, or begin to demolish or pull down any Church or Chapel, or any Building for Religious Worship certified and registered according to the Statute2 made in the First Year of the Reign of the late King William and Queen Mary, ... or any Dwelling-house, Barn, Stable or other Out-house, that then every such demolishing, or pulling...
Seite 83 - Never was a more remarkable example of the wise man's observation, that " the beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water.
Seite 138 - Act for preventing tumults and riotous 1 Geo. i. »t. 2. " assemblies, and for the more speedy and effectual punishing the rioters," it was amongst other things enacted, that if any persons to the number of twelve or more, being unlawfully, riotously, and tumultuously assembled together to the disturbance of the public peace...
Seite 378 - Iniurioso ne pede proruas Stantem columnam, neu populus frequens Ad arma cessantes, ad arma Concitet imperiumque frangat.
Seite 389 - Only such are entirely excluded as can have no will of their own : there is hardly a free agent to be found, but what is entitled to a vote in some place or other in the kingdom.

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