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" That the influence of the crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished:" and Mr Burke's bill of reform was framed with skill, introduced with eloquence, and supported by numbers. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 381
1849
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 3

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...the petitioners. His first motion was, that it should be resolved by this house, " that the INFLUENCE of the CROWN, had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished." This motion was, by a singular fortune, warmly supported by the speaker of the house, who, though rarely...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 3

1801
...vote had passed the House of Commons, supported by all the country gentlemen, " tliat the influence of the '* crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be " diminished," their conduct will admit of a justification. However, the event was fatal to them ; they were displaced,...
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The Beauties of Wiltshire: Displayed in Statistical, Historical ..., Volume 1

John Britton - England - 1801
...report of that memorable Committee of the whole House of Commons, which resolved, That the influence of the crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished. The merit of Mr. Hoppner needs no other memorial than these two por* This picture belonged to a Society...
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Letters from France, Written by J. King, in the Months of August, September ...

John King (Banker) - France - 1803 - 212 pages
...discomfiture and disH3 grace of the accuser. And who will ever forget the popular motion that the influence of the crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished ? Language was ransaqked for choice expressions, and imagination for tropes and figures to ornament...
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History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the ..., Volume 7

William Belsham - 1805
...the petitioners. His first motion was, that it should be resolved by this house, " that the INFLUENCE of the CROWN had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished." This motion was, by a singular fortune, warmly supported by the speaker of the house, who, though rarely...
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The Parliamentary Register: Or an Impartial Report of the Debates ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Parliament - 1807
...learned lord ..as the famous resolution proposed by bim in the Mouse of Commons, " that *' the influence of the crown had increased, was increasing, *' and ought to be diminished." Such u person having received that appointment, tinder such an administration, had led him to think...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 2

Oratory - 1808
...incident that did not ? In the year 1780, it had been the opinion of that House, " that' the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished." His right honorable friend had agreed to that resolution, and thereby declared, that the constitution...
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Essays on Various Subjects: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author, Volume 1

George Walker - Aesthetics - 1809 - 158 pages
...which was manifested on this occasion, and which contributed to that celebrated decision of the house, that the power of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished, had received that encouragement from above, to which it's laudable and patriotic tendency entitled...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 79, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1809
...a member of the Hciuse of Commons, moved an d carried the important question, " That the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing:, and ought to be diminished." Her Ladyship was sister of John Baring, esq. of Mount KadforU, near Kxctev. At Alnwick, Northumberland,,...
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Washington, Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - English poetry - 1809 - 253 pages
...hidden power, Q'c—After the celebrated motion of Mr. Dunning, Apr. 6th, 1780, " that the influence of the crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished •" after the prophetick exclamation of lord Chatham, May 1771, " that our whole constitution is giving...
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