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The Pamphleteer (Volume 17-18) (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,239 Discovery Miles 12 390
The Pamphleteer (Volume 17-18) (Paperback): Abraham John Valpy
The Pamphleteer (Volume 17-18) (Paperback): Abraham John Valpy

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The Pamphleteer (Volume 17-18) (Paperback)

Abraham John Valpy

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1820. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE SPEECH Of THE MARQUIS OF LANSDOWN, on FOREIGN COMMERCE; SPOKEN IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS. Now Jirst revised and corrected for the Pamphletter.] LONDON. THE SPEECH, The Marquis of LaNsDown rose, in pursuance of the notice he had given, of a motion for a committee to inquire into the means of extending the foreign trade of the country. So much did he feel the importance and magnitude of the subject, that he apprehended no sense of duty, however great, would have been sufficient to induce him to undertake the bringing it forward, had he not entertained a well-founded hope of experiencing every indulgence from the House. Under the circumstances, however, in which he had thought it necessary to propose to their Lordships the appointment of a committee, he did not suppose that it could be necessary for him to say much to justify himself for having assumed that task. He certainly felt most strongly the weight of the task, and would have been glad to have seen it in the hands of any noble Lord more able to do justice to it, but would have felt still more satisfaction had his Majesty's ministers taken the lead in originating some measure, either in that or in the other House of Parliament. Several years had now passed away, since the pressure of public distress engaged the attention of every friend to humanity and the country. That the noble Lord opposite omitted to propose any measure of relief, was not, therefore, sufficient to excuse their Lordships for neglecting to inquire into the state of the evil, and to look for a remedy. Those threatening clouds which some yeass ago began to darken the horizon had gradually increased, and now wore a more awful and ominous aspect than ever. It was then impossible that their Lordships could be justified in longer abstaining from inv...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Abraham John Valpy
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 482
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-99784-7
Barcode: 9781234997847
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-99784-3

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