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It is true that the wits still gathered in the London coffee - houses , and , as Dr .
Johnson and David Garrick had done , men still came to town to make fortunes in
business and attain eminence in all professions ; but life outside London was ...
the boxes of stamps into the sea ; in most they compelled the stamp officers to
resign ; and in Massachusetts a mob sacked the house of Chief Justice
Hutchinson . At this juncture Lord Rockingham , leader of that faction of the Old
Whigs with ...
He made two speeches in the House for repealing the Stamp Act which were
publicly commended by Mr . Pitt , and have filled the town with wonder . ” ? Upon
the fall of the Rockingham ministry , Burke , who might have had a place under
Then he was returned three times in quick succession , and each time the House
pronounced his election void . Having 1 Green , IV , 243 - 247 . Parliamentary
History , XVI , 532 – 596 . The case forms the basis of many of the attacks of
The dispute , he said , was not “ between the House and the freeholders of
Middlesex , but between the House and all the voters in England , who would
easily perceive their franchises invaded . ” ] The matter of the riot Burke also
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This well-crafted address was presented as a series of suggestions for a way to conciliate the American colonists and avoid a revolt. The common-sense points that Burke makes and the ways that he goes ... Прочетете пълната рецензия