The Mirror of parliament, ed. by J.H. Barrow. 8th parl., 2nd session-12th parl., 3rd session. 13th parl., 1st session-14th parl., 1st session, Volume 4

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Page 2945 - That an humble address be presented to her Majesty, praying that she will be graciously pleased to...
Page 3002 - That by the law and privilege of Parliament, this house has the sole and exclusive jurisdiction to determine upon the existence and extent of its privileges ; and that the institution or prosecution of any action, suit, or other proceeding, for the purpose of bringing them into discussion or decision before any court or tribunal elsewhere than in Parliament, is a high breach of such privilege, and renders all parties concerned therein amenable to its just displeasure, and to the punishment consequent...
Page 3038 - That the power of publishing such of its reports, votes, and proceedings as it shall deem necessary or conducive to the public interests, is an essential incident to the constitutional functions of Parliament, more especially of this house, as the representative portion of it.
Page 3069 - Because half a dozen grasshoppers under a fern make the field ring with their importunate chink, whilst thousands of great cattle, reposed beneath the shadow of the British oak, chew the cud and are silent, pray do not imagine that those who make the noise are the only inhabitants of the field ; that, of course, they are many in number ; or that, after all, they are other than the little, shrivelled, meagre, hopping, though loud and troublesome insects of the hour.
Page 2686 - An Act to enable the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London to raise a Sum of Money at a reduced Rate...
Page 2764 - To the right honourable the lords spiritual and temporal in parliament assembled.
Page 2672 - Ordinary, and other chief Ministers, unto whom is committed the charge and government over you; following with a glad mind and will their godly admonitions, and submitting yourselves to their godly judgements ? Answer. I will so do, the Lord being my helper.
Page 3027 - The House of Commons only know how to act within their own limits. We are not a court of appeal. We do not know certainly the jurisdiction of the House of Commons. We cannot judge of the laws and privileges of the House, because we have no knowledge of those laws and privileges.
Page 2959 - ... of the subjects of this kingdom ; but of this I am confident, that it will not be best maintained by keeping up a system of injustice and exclusion ; and, if I may be allowed to express an opinion on the subject...
Page 2872 - An Act to dissolve the Marriage of James M'Gauley with Elizabeth Rowlands, his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

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