The history of England, from the accession of George iii., 1760, to the accession of queen Victoria, 1837

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Strona 370 - Ireland shall, upon the first day of January which shall be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and one, and for ever after, be united into one kingdom, by the name of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Strona 50 - And whereas to pursue schemes of conquest and extension of dominion in India are measures repugnant to the wish, the honour, and policy of this nation...
Strona 30 - We must not count with certainty on a continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace, than we may at the present moment.
Strona 97 - Society is constituted for the purpose of forwarding a brotherhood of affection, a communion of rights, and an union of power among Irishmen of every religious persuasion, and thereby to obtain a complete reform in the legislature, founded on the principles of civil, political, and religious liberty.
Strona 254 - Whose Ox have I taken ? whose Ass have I taken ? whom have I defrauded ? whom have I oppressed...
Strona 76 - Countries, or general arbitress of the rights and liberties of Europe. If France is really desirous of maintaining friendship and peace with England, she must show herself disposed to renounce her views of aggression and aggrandisement, and to confine herself within her own territory, without insulting other governments, without disturbing their tranquillity, without violating their rights.
Strona 191 - He shut his eyes, but could not close his ears against the imprecations of the multitude. A woman, breaking from the crowd, exclaimed, " Murderers of all my kindred, your agony fills me with joy. Descend to hell covered with the curses of every mother in France !" Twenty of his comrades were executed before him.
Strona 348 - Minotaur, Bellerophon, Defence, and Majestic, sailed on ahead of the admiral. In a few minutes every man stationed at the first six guns in the fore part of the Vanguard's deck was killed or wounded - these guns were three times cleared.
Strona 143 - Improvident impatience ! Nay, even from those who seem to have no direct object of office or profit, what is the language which their actions speak ? The Throne is in danger ! — 'we will support the Throne ; but let us share the smiles of Royalty ;' — the order of Nobility is in danger ! — 'I will fight for Nobility,' says the Viscount, ' but my zeal would be much greater if I were made an Earl.
Strona 143 - ... sacrifice, in the cause of human nature, of the greater part of your private incomes ? No, gentlemen, I scorn to take advantage of the eagerness of your zeal ; and to prove that I think the sincerity of your attachment to me needs no such test, I will make your interest co-operate with your principle : I will quarter many of you on the public supply, instead of calling on you to contribute to it; and, while their whole thoughts are absorbed in patriotic apprehensions for their country, I will...

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