Hansard's Parliamentary Debates, Volume 25

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Page 883 - Mr. W. Smith, and Mr. Sheridan ; and opposed by Colonel Grosvenor, General Gascoyne, and Mr. Frankland. The question being put, " That the Bill be now read a second time," General Gascoyne rose, and moved as an Amendment, " That it be read a second time this day three months.
Page 899 - This power to act according to discretion for the public good, without the prescription of the law and sometimes even against it...
Page 961 - Whenever the legislature attempts to regulate the differences between masters and their workmen, its counsellors are always the masters ; when the regulation, therefore, is in favour of the workmen, it is always just and equitable ; but it is sometimes otherwise when in favour of the masters.
Page 821 - That an humble address be presented to his majesty, to represent to his majesty, that the editions of the works of our...
Page 1003 - God to put a period to my life whilst my successor is of tender years. " The high importance of this subject to the public safety, good order, and tranquillity ; the paternal affection which I bear to my children and to all my people ; and my earnest desire that every precaution should be taken which may tend to preserve the constitution of Great Britain undisturbed, and the dignity and lustre of its crown unimpaired, have determined me to lay this weighty business before my parliament.
Page 899 - ... if there comes to be a question between the executive power and the people, about a thing claimed as a prerogative, the tendency of the exercise of such prerogative to the good or hurt of the people will easily decide that question.
Page 139 - They have led to proceedings incompatible with the public tranquillity, and with the peaceful habits of the industrious classes of the community ; and a spirit is now fully manifested, utterly hostile to the constitution of this kingdom, and aiming not only at the change of these political institutions, which have hitherto constituted the, pride and security of this country, but at the subversion of the rights of property, and of all order in society.
Page 741 - And this doctrine of the law was thus explained by Lord Eldon : " If an infant sovereign were to be on the throne, whose head could not be seen over the integument which covered the head of his noble and learned friend on the woolsack, he would, by what the Scotch called a fiction of law, and by what the English called presumption, in favor of a royal infant, be supposed to have as much sense, knowledge, and experience, as if he had reached the years of threescore and ten.
Page 949 - That an humble address be presented to His Majesty, praying that he would be graciously pleased to give directions that...
Page 869 - ... agricultural interest to competition with the foreigner. I must oppose the proposition of the hon. member; for, in a measure which concerns so many interests, I do not think I ought to make an exception in favour of one particular interest. Question negatived. Mr. Wakley then moved a clause, which was brought up and read a first time.

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