Conversations on legislation for the Church. M.P. and canon. iv-vii, ix. [v-vii are entitled Conversations, ix is entitled M.P. and canon].

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Page 28 - A government cannot have too much of the kind of activity which does not impede, but aids and stimulates, individual exertion and development. The mischief begins when, instead of calling forth the activity and powers of individuals and bodies, it substitutes its own activity for theirs; when, instead of informing, advising, and, upon occasion, denouncing, it makes them work in fetters, or bids them stand aside and does their work instead of them.
Page 7 - I will exert my endeavours, at whatever hazard, to repel the aggressor, and drag the thief to justice, whoever may protect them in their villainy, and whoever may partake of their plunder.
Page 10 - That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high.
Page 3 - Loyalty is still the same, Whether it win or lose the game ; True as the dial to the sun, Although. it be not shined upon.
Page 15 - ... to consider also the state of the several cathedral and collegiate churches in England and Wales, with a view to the suggestion of such measures as may render them conducive to the efficiency of the established church, and to devise the best mode of providing for the cure of souls, with special reference to the residence of the clergy on their respective benefices...
Page 10 - An act further to" amend the acts relating to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, and the act concerning the management of episcopal and capitular estates in England.
Page 14 - ... equinoctial tempests, which I found myself unable to prohibit or restrain. I have administered this great office with exact justice, and made to the different nations of the earth an impartial dividend of rain and sunshine. What must have been the misery of half the globe, if I had limited the clouds to particular regions, or confined the sun to either side of the equator?
Page 16 - ... which are necessary for performing the office to which they are appointed. It tells us, also, that no court of justice can have a power inconsistent with, or paramount to the known laws of the land; that the people, when they choose their representatives, never mean to convey to them a power of invading the rights, or trampling on the liberties of those whom they represent.
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Page 21 - ... his or their Lessees or Tenants, (as the Case may require,) the Repairs or Works mentioned in such Notice ; and if any Difference arise between such Archbishop or Bishop and the Estates Committee with regard to the Condition of such Property, or the Repairs or Works required by the Estates Committee, the Matter in difference shall be referred to Arbitration as herein-after provided.

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