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The History of the Life and Reign of George IV. Volume 1; In 3 Volumes (Paperback) Loot Price: R404
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The History of the Life and Reign of George IV. Volume 1; In 3 Volumes (Paperback): William Wallace
The History of the Life and Reign of George IV. Volume 1; In 3 Volumes (Paperback): William Wallace

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The History of the Life and Reign of George IV. Volume 1; In 3 Volumes (Paperback)

William Wallace

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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. 1831 Excerpt: ...him with any commands in reference to it." The minister's laconic reply was delivered with an air of haughty defiance. Alderman Newnham immediately gave notice of his intention to bring the prince of Wales's embarrassments formally before the house, by a motion, on the 4th of May. There was now every prospect of a hostile discussion. Both parties were equally strenuous in recruiting for their respective sides. The king's influence and his couriers were despatched to muster votes from all quarters, and even a single vote from Ireland, against a proposition for the relief of the prince. Nothing but the complex and evalted relations of royalty could rescue such a situation of father and son from being pronounced odious and unnatural. Mr. Pitt's defiance proved, not his security, but his pride and sense of danger. He saw the inert portion of the house of commons receiving its impulse from his opponents; and he employed a resource, of which the use was not creditable, and the failure humiliating, --intimidation. On the 24th of April he asked alderman Newnham what precise course he intended to pursue, --" if the worthy alderman was still determined to force a subject of so much delicacy and novelty before the house? " The alderman, wholly unmoved, made answer, that " he did not force the subject, but the subject forced itself upon the notice of the house and the country; and as to his object, it was simply the liberation of the prince of Wales from his embarrassments, which it appeared the house of commons only was willing and able to 'accomplish." Mr. Fox observed, that he trusted his majesty's government would relieve alderman Newnham from the necessity of bringing forward his motion. This observation called up Mr. Pitt. He again rebuked ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: William Wallace
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-159-71909-8
Barcode: 9781159719098
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LSN: 1-159-71909-8

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