Great Britain's crisis! Reform: retrenchment: and economy: the hard case of the farmers: and the distressed condition of the labouring poor: a letter

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Strona 8 - JUSTUM et tenacem propositi virum Non civium ardor prava jubentium, Non vultus instantis tyranni Mente quatit solida, neque Auster, Dux inquieti turbidus Adriae, 5 Nee fulminantis magna manus Jovis : Si fractus illabatur orbis, * Impavidum ferient ruinae.
Strona 19 - For, lo! The winter is passed, The rain is over and gone, The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle dove is heard in the land.
Strona 8 - Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward.
Strona 28 - False Sabbaths, when they lay upon beds of ivory, and stretched themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall ; chanting to the sound of the viol, and inventing to themselves instruments of music, like David ; drinking wine in bowls, and anointing themselves with the chief ointment, but were not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Strona 20 - ... whatever of merit or of propriety, to justify the preference of one place to another. Or, thirdly, to describe the state of national representation as it exists, in reality, it may be affirmed, I believe, with truth, that about one half of the House of Commons obtain their seats in that assembly by the election of the people, the other half by purchase, or by the nomination of single proprietors of great estates.
Strona 33 - THE PSALTER ; or, PSALMS OF DAVID : according to the Version and Arrangement of the BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER : illustrated, explained, and adapted to General Use, in Public and Private Worship : with Preliminary Dissertations and accompanying Notes : intended as a Key to the Psalms, and a Companion to the Prayer Book.
Strona 28 - They drank wine in bowls, and anointed themselves with the chief ointments: but they were not grieved for the affliction of Joseph...
Strona 21 - This is the spirit of our constitution: not that I assert it is in fact quite so perfect (o) as I have here endeavoured to describe it; for, if any alteration might be wished or suggested in the present frame of parliaments, it should be in favour of a more complete representation of the people.
Strona 28 - Without spiritual understanding, we can only make a noise. Unless we know how deeply we are indebted to God, and have the sweet sense of his goodness in our souls, we may please ourselves with a tune, but we yield no music to him. Some of old ' chanted to the sound of the viol, and invented to themselves instruments of music...
Strona 20 - stink and sting,' may safely be despised, — but when the termites are making their regular approaches it is no time to sit idle ; they must be defeated by efficacious measures, or the fabric which they attack will fall. But it has been offered to be proved at the bar of the House of Commons ' that the great body of the people are excluded from all share in the election of members, and that the majority of that House are returned by the proprietors of rotten boroughs, the influence of the Treasury,...

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