The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons [and of the House of Lords] Containing an Account of the Interesting Speeches and Motions ... During the 1st Session of the 14th [-18th] Parliament of Great Britain, Volume 4

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Page 168 - If you do not kill them, they will kill you;' if we do not, my lords, get the better of America, America will get the better of us. Are we to stand idle, because we are told this is an unjust war?
Page 58 - Colonies and Plantations in America have been, are, and of Right ought to be subordinate unto and dependent upon the Imperial Crown and Parliament of Great Britain...
Page 208 - They are seditious, unfaithful, disobedient, devourers, and destroyers of all places and countries whereinto they are drawn ; as being held by no other bond than their own commodity. Yea, that which is most fearful among such hirelings is, that they have often, and in time of greatest extremity, not only refused to fight in...
Page 292 - Bay, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pensylvania, the Three Lower Counties on Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, during the Continuance of the present Rebellion...
Page 212 - WE, your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal fubjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament aflembled, humbly beg leave to...
Page 220 - ... to his Majefty, what they confider to be their juft rights and real grievances ; that in fuch cafe his Majefty will confent to a fufpenfion of aims ; and that his Majefty has authority from his Parliament, to aflure them that fuch their petition, (hall be received, confidered, and anfwered.
Page 13 - Grace folemnlf protefted, as long as he had the honour of a feat in that Houfe, he would never endure it. If the noble Lords who made the...
Page 172 - That an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, praying, that he would be gracioufly pleafed to...
Page 182 - The question is not, therefore, how we shall be able to realize a vain, delusive scheme of dominion, but how we shall make it the interest of the Americans to continue faithful allies and warm friends. Surely that can never be effected by fleets and armies. Instead of meditating conquest and exhausting our...
Page 169 - ... idle, becaufe we are told this is an unjuft war, and wait till they have brought their arms to our very doors ? The...

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