The World's Great Classics: Orations of British orators

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Colonial Press, 1899
 

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Página 472 - Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, hath, and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the kingdom and the people of Ireland."]
Página 381 - entitled, An Act for the better regulating the government of the province of Massachusetts Bay, in New England; and also, that it may be proper to explain and amend an act, made in the thirty-fifth year of the reign of King Henry VIII,
Página 464 - death which no innocence can escape, no art elude, no force resist, no antidote prevent. There was an antidote—a juror's oath—but even that adamantine chain, which bound the integrity of man to the throne of eternal justice, is solved and melted in the breath that issues from the informer's mouth. Conscience swings from her
Página 120 - run the nation upon. And if it be my " liberty " to walk abroad in the fields, or to take a journey, yet it is not my wisdom to do so when my house is on fire! I have troubled you with a long speech; and I believe it may not have the same resentment
Página 464 - bound the integrity of man to the throne of eternal justice, is solved and melted in the breath that issues from the informer's mouth. Conscience swings from her mooring, and the appalled and affrighted juror consults his own safety in the surrender of the victim: -Et qua sibi
Página 382 - of such colony, shall hold his and their office and offices during their good behavior, and shall not be removed therefrom, but when the said removal shall be adjudged by His Majesty in council, upon a hearing on complaint from the General
Página 321 - notwithstanding (for I love to be explicit), I cannot give them my confidence. Pardon me, gentlemen [bowing to the ministry], confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom. Youth is the season of credulity.
Página 359 - the mysterious virtue of wax and parchment. We have thrown each tract of land, as it was peopled, into districts, that the ruling power should never be wholly out of sight. We have settled all we could, and we have carefully attended every settlement with government. Adhering, sir, as I do, to this policy, as well as for the reasons I have just given,
Página 104 - a great impression upon Cromwell. His people and their just liberties; " whom He loves as the apple of His eye"? Doth He not by them manifest Himself? And is He not thereby also seen giving kingdoms for them, " giving men for them, and people for their lives "—as it is in Isaiah forty-third
Página 383 - or on a complaint from the Governor, or Council, or the House of Representatives severally, of the colony in which the said Chief Justice and other judges have exercised the said offices." The next resolution relates to the courts of Admiralty. It is this: " That it may be proper to regulate the courts of Admiralty, or Vice-Admiralty, authorized by the fifteenth chapter of the

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