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The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons from the Death of Queen Anne to the Present Time (Volume 6); Containing the Most Remarkable Motions, Speeches, Resolves, Reports and Conferences as Also Exact Estimates of the Charge of Government, State (Paperback) Loot Price: R486 Discovery Miles 4 860
The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons from the Death of Queen Anne to the Present Time (Volume 6); Containing the...
The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons from the Death of Queen Anne to the Present Time (Volume 6); Containing the...

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The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons from the Death of Queen Anne to the Present Time (Volume 6); Containing the Most Remarkable Motions, Speeches, Resolves, Reports and Conferences as Also Exact Estimates of the Charge of Government, State (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1742. Excerpt: ... aster a Declaration of War, unless fhe had Reason to believe Anno 1j, Go that those very People would betray us into an imprudent, iij?' pusilanimous, and destructive Method of prosecuting the Sirs War, in order to justify, by our Misfortunes and Want of Success in War, the Fondness they had before shewn for an infamous and ruinous Peace. November 26. This Bill being read a sirst time, Horatio Debateon the Walpole, Esq; spoke as follows: " g TMdin8 Sir, J.' I shall very readily own, that it may be necessary to Horatio Walr pass a Bill of this kind at the present Juncture; but I Pole' think at the fame time no Bill ever was brought in since I had the Honour to sit in this House, which deserves a more mature Deliberation. Gentlemen, 1 observed in the last Debate upon this Bill, talked of it, as a very right Thing to bring in such a Bill, because the like was brought in and passed three or four and thirty Years ago. Put Gentlemen will please to consider that there is a great Difference betwixt that Juncture and the present. We had then been 1 at War with Spain and France for seven or eight Years; as present we have not been at War with Spain above so many Weeks; and we are as yet at Peace with France. Now. Sir, tho 1 know that Gentlemen fay upon this Head, We have no Reason to be asraid of France; we are at War with Spain, and we will distress her every way we possibly can; 1 lay, Sir, tho' this is the Language of Gentlemen upon this Occasion, I can by no means agree that we ought always to do in Prudence what we may do with Justice.,1 am asraid, Sir, that tho' by Treaties with Spain all other Nations are precluded from having any Concern in their Treasure, that Practice and Custom have established a kind of Right, at least, Sir, they have come to look upon...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Anonymous • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 164
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-19771-9
Barcode: 9781151197719
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LSN: 1-151-19771-8

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