The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons from the Restoration to the Present Time ... Illustrated with a Great Variety of Historical and Explanatory Notes ... with a Large Appendix ...

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Page 93 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 43 - Reading of the Order of the Day for the Houfe to refolve itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe on the Bill to raife i zoc.ooo 1.
Page 57 - Committee had drawn up an addrefs accordingly, which they had directed him to report to the Houfe ; and he read the fame in his place, and afterwards delivered it in at the table, where the fame was read, and agreed to by -the Houfe.
Page 153 - A SEASONABLE ARGUMENT TO PERSUADE ALL THE GRAND JURIES IN ENGLAND TO PETITION FOR A NEW PARLIAMENT, OR A LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL LABOURERS IN THE GREAT DESIGN OF POPERY AND ARBITRARY POWER...
Page 136 - ... unless you show the same regard for my just prerogative, and for the honour of my government, as I have always expressed for the rights of my people.
Page 8 - Rolls reported from the committee, that they had gone through the bill, and made...
Page 135 - Westminster," as relates to any offence thereby made felony; and so much of an act passed in the eighth and ninth years of the reign of King William the Third, intituled " An act for making good the deficiencies of several funds therein mentioned, and for enlarging the capital stock of the Bank of England, and for raising the public credit...
Page 62 - give it all " the fine epithets we please, but epithets do not " change the nature of things. We may, if we " please, call it here honourable ; but I am sure it " is accounted scandalous in Holland, Germany, *' Portugal, and over all Europe except France and " Spain. We may call it advantageous; but all the " trading part of the nation find it to be otherwise: " and if it be really advantageous, it must be so to
Page 120 - Brunswick or such others as shall from time to time be lawfully appointed to be prayed for shall not there be prayed for in express words according to the liturgy of the Church of England, except where such particular offices of the liturgy are used wherein there are no express directions to pray for her Majesty and the royal family, shall...
Page 1 - Ke(o]u-continile(j. tion was the next day reported, and agreed to by the Houfe; and a Bill was ordered to be brought in thereupon.

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