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traced until Professor Cook gathered from such valuable but obvious sources as
the Parliamentary History , the Annual Register and the histories of Bancroft and
Lecky a considerable body of material relating to the debates on America .
It had enabled merchants , or those anxious to guard mercantile interests , to play
a more important part in Parliament ? than ever before , and in debates over
taxes , treaties , war and peace , to demand decisions favorable to English ...
During the hot debates over this motion and over all subsequent proceedings in
regard to America , the “ king ' s friends ” l were firm against the colonies ,
because defeat for the royal plan for America might mean defeat for it in England
Prevented by ill health from steady application , he traveled considerably in
England and on the Continent ; 4 he frequented debating clubs and theatres ,
and he did more or less hack work for the booksellers . He published nothing ,
In the debate he declared : “ When this House shall be found . . . ready to punish
the excesses of the people , and slow to listen to their grievances ; . . . ready to
entertain notions of the military power as incorporated with the Constitution ...
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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