Speeches in Parliament: Of the Right Honourable William Windham, Tom 1
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812
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Strona 134 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.
Strona 333 - Great Julius, on the mountains bred, A flock perhaps, or herd, had led : He *, that the world subdued, had been But the best wrestler on the green.
Strona 160 - 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 181 - That it is the right and duty of the lords spiritual and temporal and commons of Great Britain now assembled, and lawfully, fully, and freely representing all the estates of the people of this realm, to provide the means of supplying the defect of the personal exercise of the royal authority, arising from his majesty's said indisposition, in such manner as the exigency of the case may appear to require.
Strona 181 - Whereas the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons assembled at Westminster, lawfully, fully and freely representing all the estates of the people of this realm...
Strona 37 - The variety in this respect is not so great as it was last year, nor, from a number of circumstances, is the scene so interesting, after allowing even for the difference of its not being seen, as that was, for the first time. The relief which all this gives, after confinement during the summer to London, and to such business as that of the war-office, is more than you can conceive. It has given me a new stock of health ; and the beauty of the autumn mornings, joined to the general idleness in which...
Strona 223 - That an humble address be presented to his majesty, that his majesty will be graciously pleased to give directions that a minister may be sent to Paris to treat with those persons who exercise provisionally the functions of executive government in France, touching such points as may be in discussion between his majesty and his allies and the French nation...
Strona 181 - ... 2. That it is the opinion of this committee, that it is the right and duty of the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, of Great Britain, now assembled, and lawfully, fully, and freely representing all the estates of the people of this realm, to provide the means...
Strona 111 - Longevity is found in persons of habits the most opposite ; but are not certain habits more favourable to it than others ? The courage does not arise from mere boxing, from the mere beating or being beat ; — but from the sentiments excited by the contemplation and cultivation of such practices. Will it make no difference in the mass of a. people, whether their amusements are all of a pacific, pleasurable, and effeminate nature, or whether they are of a sort that calls forth a continued admiration...
Strona 354 - Tom struts a soldier, open, bold, and brave; Will sneaks a scrivener, an exceeding knave: Is he a Churchman?