History of the Westminster election, containing every material occurrence, from its commencement on the 1st of April, to the final close of the poll, on the 17th of May, to which is prefixed a summary account of the proceedings of the late Parliament, so far as they appear connected with the East India business, and the dismission of the Portland administration, with other select and interesting occurrences at the Westminster meetings previous to its dissolution on the 25th day of March, 1784: To which is now added a complete history of the scrutiny, and the proceedings of the House of Commons thereon

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Pàgina 353 - This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me.
Pàgina 48 - We have thought fit, by and with the Advice of Our Privy Council, to issue this Our Royal Proclamation...
Pàgina 31 - shall mean the Lord High Treasurer for the time being, or the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury for the time being, or any three or more of them; and...
Pàgina 518 - ... or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
Pàgina 253 - My son, fear thou the LORD and the king : and meddle not with them that are given to change...
Pàgina 10 - That it is now necessary to declare, that, to report any opinion, or pretended opinion, of his Majesty upon any bill, or other proceeding, depending in either House of Parliament, with a view to influence the votes of the members, is a high crime and misdemeanor, derogatory to the honour of the Crown, a breach of the fundamental privileges of Parliament, and subversive of the constitution of this country...
Pàgina 18 - Indies, be it enafted by the King's Moft Excellent Majefty, by and with the advice and confent of the Lords Spiritual...
Pàgina 19 - Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer for the Time being shall be, by virtue of their respective Offices, Commissioners for administering the Laws for Relief of the Poor in England...
Pàgina 379 - Labourer, not having the fear of God before their Eyes but being moved and Seduced by the instigation of the Devil...
Pàgina 48 - April next; and We, being desirous and resolved, as soon as may be, to meet Our people, and to have their advice in Parliament, do hereby make known to all Our loving subjects Our royal will and pleasure to call a new Parliament ; and do hereby further declare, that, with the advice of Our Privy Council, we have...

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