Recollections and Reflections, Personal and Political: As Connected with Public Affairs, During the Reign of George III.

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822

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Strona 107 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the house of commons.
Strona 95 - That in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this kingdom of England this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the crown of England without the consent of Parliament. That no person who shall hereafter come to the possession of this crown shall go out of the dominions of England, Scotland or Ireland without consent of Parliament.
Strona 95 - That, after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland, or Ireland, or the dominions thereunto belonging, (although he be naturalized or made a denizen — except such as are born of English parents,) shall be capable to be of the privy council, or a member of either house of parliament, or to enjoy any office or place of trust, either civil or military, or to have any grant of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, from the crown, to...
Strona 96 - Commissions be made Quamdiu se bene gesserint, and their salaries ascertained and established ; but upon the Address of both Houses of Parliament it may be lawful to remove them. That no pardon under the Great Seal of England be pleadable to an impeachment by the Commons in Parliament.
Strona 52 - ... of his master, or of the public, he has greatly impaired a very considerable estate by electioneering, and keeping up a good parliamentary interest, which is commonly, though perhaps improperly, called the service of the crown.
Strona 25 - Every person in the fleet, who through cowardice, negligence, or disaffection, shall in time of action withdraw or keep back, or not come into the fight or engagement, or shall not do his utmost to take or destroy every ship which it shall be his duty to engage, and to assist and relieve...
Strona 51 - ... and confidence ; it cannot be denied that he possesses some qualities of an able minister : yet view him in a different light, and our veneration will be somewhat abated. Talk with him concerning public or private business of a nice or delicate nature, he will be found confused, irresolute, continually rambling from the subject, contradicting himself almost every instant. Hear him speak in parliament...
Strona 95 - That from and after the time that the further limitation by this act shall take effect, all matters and things relating to the well governing of this kingdom, which are properly cognizable in the privy council by the laws and customs of this realm, shall be transacted there; and all resolutions taken thereupon shall be signed by such of the privy council as shall advise and consent to the same.
Strona 46 - ... past, and treat her still like a friend, if she behaved in a proper manner. But, on the other hand, if either herself, her son, or any person influenced by them, should give any future disturbance, she must expect no quarter. He might then have ended his admonition, by whispering a word in her ear, which would have made her tremble, in spite of her spotless innocence.
Strona 95 - Limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, or Ireland, or the Dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a Denizen, except such as are born of English parents) shall be capable to be of the Privy Council, or a Member of cither House of Parliament, or to enjoy any Office or Place of Trust, either Civil or Military, or to have any Grant of Lands, Tenements or Hereditaments from the Crown, to himself or to any other or others...

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