Politicians of to-day, Volume 1

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Page 81 - Who never sold the truth to serve the hour, Nor paltered with Eternal God for power...
Page 91 - ... final adoption of Free Trade ; the abolition of the taxes upon knowledge, of the religious disabilities of the Jews, of the restrictions on the borough franchise, and of the limitation of the University privileges; the disestablishment of the Irish Church ; the reform of the Irish land system ; ihe remodelling of the Army ; the adoption of the Ballot ; the introduction of a national system of 'Education; and the substitution of arbitration for war as a means of settling international controversies....
Page ii - CE One vol., Crown 8vo., cloth, price 12s. Contains personal recollections of Patrick Branwell Bronte, Leigh Hunt and his family, George Henry Lewes, George Parker Bidder, George Stephenson, and many other celebrities, and gives besides descriptions of very varied experiences in Australia.
Page 15 - To state the matter shortly, the sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights — the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others.
Page iii - Demy 8vo. 9s. POLITICIANS OF TO-DAY. A Series of Personal Sketches. By T. WEMYSS REID, author of " Charlotte Bronte; a Monograph.
Page ii - THE COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS OF THE SEA ; or, Marine Contributions to Industry and Art. By PL SIMMONDS, author of " The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom.
Page ii - United Service Gazette. MEMORABLE BATTLES IN ENGLISH HISTORY : The Military Lives of the Commanders. By W. H.
Page ii - RECORDS OF YORK CASTLE, FORTress, Court House, and Prison. By AW TWYFORD (the present Governor) and Major ARTHUR GRIFFITHS, author of
Page 205 - His own life was to a large extent — I speak it with reverence and with hesitation — a sermon based upon that best, that greatest of all sermons. His was a life of perpetual selfsacrifice.
Page ix - In the case of Members of Parliament, I have wished to indicate to some extent the position they hold, and the reputation they enjoy in the House itself...

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