The Speeches of the Right Honourable George Canning: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 5

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J. Ridgway & sons, 1836
 

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Pagina 192 - That this House is anxious for the accomplishment of this purpose, at the earliest period that shall be compatible with the well-being of the slaves themselves, with the safety of the colonies, and with a fair and equitable consideration of the interests of private property.
Pagina 7 - IF there be a determined project to interfere by force or by menace in the present struggle in Spain, so convinced are His Majesty's Government of the uselessness and danger of any such interference ; so objectionable does it appear to them in principle, as well as utterly...
Pagina 382 - I can enjoy her while she's kind; But when she dances in the wind, And shakes her wings, and will not stay, I puff the prostitute away...
Pagina 63 - It never was, however, intended as an union for the government of the world, or for the superintendence of the internal affairs of other states.
Pagina 145 - Christianity, soliciting admission into all nations of the world, abstained, as behoved it, from intermeddling with the civil institutions of any. But does it follow, from the silence of scripture concerning them, that all the civil institutions which then prevailed were right? or that the bad should not be exchanged for better...
Pagina 1 - Londonderry brought forward his motion on our foreign relations, and moved that an humble address be presented to his Majesty, praying that he would be graciously pleased to...
Pagina 494 - That, independent of the direct benefit to be derived by this country on every occasion of such concession or relaxation, a great incidental object would be gained, by the recognition of a sound principle or standard, to which all subsequent arrangements might be referred...
Pagina 234 - That an humble address be presented to his majesty, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this house, copies of...
Pagina 308 - For dignity composed and high exploit. But all was false and hollow — though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matures! counsels — for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful.
Pagina 318 - Ireland, which have adopted proceedings irreconcileable with the spirit of the constitution, and calculated, by exciting alarm, and by exasperating animosities, to endanger the peace of society, and to retard the course of national improvement. His Majesty relies 'upon your wisdom to consider, without delay, the means of applying a remedy to this evil.

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