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The speeches of ... William Huskisson, with a biogr. memoir, Volum 1
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The speeches of ... William Huskisson, with a biogr. memoir, Volum 2
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Pàgina 587 - I candidly confess, that I have ever looked on Cuba . as the most interesting addition which could ever be made to our / system of States. The control which, with Florida Point, this island would give us over the Gulf of Mexico, and the countries and isthmus bordering on it, as well as all those whose waters flow into it, would fill up the measure of our political well-being.
Pàgina 117 - December one thousand six hundred and sixty, and from thenceforward, no goods or commodities whatsoever shall be imported into or exported out of any lands, islands, plantations or territories...
Pàgina 438 - A thousand years scarce serve to form a state ; An hour may lay it in the dust : and when Can man its shatter'd splendour renovate, Recall its virtues back, and vanquish Time and Fate?
Pàgina 539 - ... poor, of the great body of the people, seems to be the happiest and the most comfortable. It is hard in the stationary, and miserable in the declining state. The progressive state is in reality the cheerful and the hearty state to all the different orders of the society. The stationary is dull; the declining melancholy.
Pàgina 562 - Arms may leave this country as matter of merchandise j and however strong the general inconvenience, the law does not interfere to stop them. It is only when the elements of armaments are combined that they come within the purview of the law ; and, if that combination «does not take place until they have left this country, we have no right to interfere with them.
Pàgina 585 - You know that the navigation cannot be practised without a port, where the sea and river vessels may meet and exchange loads, and where those employed about them may be safe and unmolested. The right to use a thing, comprehends a right to the means necessary to its use, and without which it would be useless.
Pàgina 13 - And be it enacted that Goods the produce of Asia, Africa, or America, shall not be imported into the United Kingdom to be used therein; in Foreign Ships, unless they be the Ships of the Country in Asia, Africa, or America, of which the goods are the produce and from which they are imported...
Pàgina 288 - Ireland ; with a view to such a final and conciliatory adjustment, as may be conducive to the peace and strength of the united kingdom ; to the stability of the protestant establishment, and to the general satisfaction and concord of all classes of his majesty's subjects.
Pàgina 332 - Huskisson; — In consequence of your last letter, I feel it to be necessary to recall to your recollection, the circumstances under which I received your letter of Tuesday morning. " It is addressed to me at two o'clock in the morning, immediately after a debate and division in the House of Commons. It informs me that you lose no time in affording me an opportunity of placing your office in other hands, as the only means in your power of preventing an injury to the King's service which you describe....