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Страница 342 - ... such indictment or information, and shall not be required or directed by the court or judge before whom such indictment or information shall be tried to find the defendant or defendants guilty merely on the proof of the publication by such defendant or defendants of the paper charged to be a libel, and of the sense ascribed to the same in such indictment or information.
Страница 220 - Moved, that an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, to return his majefty the thanks of this houfe for his moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Страница 243 - That the abhorrence and detestation of the doctrine, that faith is not to be kept with heretics, and that Princes, deprived by the Pope, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects...
Страница 290 - Benares, with all its dependent branches of revenue, commerce, judicature, and military defence ; the arrangements created for the fubfidy and defence of the province of Oude, every other political connection and alliance of the Government of Bengal, were created by me, and...
Страница 344 - Then the lord chancellor, by his majefty's command, faid : My lords, and gentlemen, It is his majefty's royal will and pleafure, that this parliament be prorogued to Tuefday, the fifth day of September next, to be then here holden ; and this parliament is accordingly prorogued to the fifth day of September next.
Страница 291 - ... formation or that of others, not of mine. I won one member of the great Indian confederacy from it by an act of seasonable restitution ; with another I maintained a secret intercourse, and converted him into a friend ; a third I drew off by diversion and negotiation, and employed him as the instrument of peace. When you.
Страница 341 - The Order of the Day being read for the fecond Reading of the Bill...
Страница 294 - Ordered, That the order of the day for the fecond reading of the Bill to incapacitate William Abraham, James Anderfon, junior, &c.
Страница 241 - Lords, as I am in the persuasion that religion is the only solid foundation of civil society, and by consequence that an establishment of religion is an essential branch of every well-constructed polity, I am equally fixed in another principle, that it is a duty which the great...
Страница 289 - Great Britain lost one half of its empire, and doubled its public debt, that government over which I presided was not only preserved entire, but increased in population, wealth, agriculture, and commerce ; and although your lordships have been told by the House of Commons that my measures have disgraced and degraded the British character in India, I appeal to the general sense of mankind to confirm...