Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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Page 543 - That through a determined and persevering, but at the same time judicious and temperate enforcement of such measures, this House looks forward to a progressive improvement in the character of the slave population, such as may prepare them for a participation in those civil rights and privileges which are enjoyed by other classes of His Majesty's subjects.
Page 607 - God's Word, or of the Sacraments, the which thing the Injunctions also lately set forth by Elizabeth our Queen do most plainly testify; but that only prerogative, which we see to have been given always to all godly Princes in holy Scriptures by God himself; that is, that they should rule all estates and degrees committed to their charge by God, whether they be Ecclesiastical or Temporal, and restrain with the civil sword the stubborn and evil-doers.
Page 627 - Concerning appeals, if they should occur, they ought to proceed from the archdeacon to the bishop, from the bishop to the archbishop. And if the archbishop should fail...
Page 787 - Dominions ; that all things may be so ordered and settled by their endeavours, upon the best and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety, may be established among us for all generations.
Page 543 - 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.
Page 107 - Chapel within the said Parish, specifying some Day not earlier than Ten Days and not later than Twenty-one Days after such Sunday, and at what Place or Places within the said Parish, the Rate-payers are required to signify their Votes for or against the Adoption of this Act ; which Votes shall be received on Three successive Days, commencing at Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon and ending at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon of each Day...
Page 617 - It is not confined to unwritten law, but extends also to the written law, which such men are bound to know. Properly speaking, the nature of such evidence is, not to set forth the contents of the written law, but Its effect, and the state of law resulting from It The mere contents, Indeed, might often mislead persons not familiar with the particular system of law.
Page 435 - had made up our minds to propose a permanent judge in equity, but that the separation of the judicial and political functions of the Lord Chancellor was a matter of great difficulty.

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