Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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Page 95 - I5th instant, referring to the statement made to you by the French Minister for Foreign Affairs on the occasion of your communicating to his Excellency the instructions with which you have been furnished by Her Majesty's Government for your guidance in the present state of affairs in France, and I have to state to your Excellency that there has been nothing in the language which I have held, nor in the opinions which I have at any time expressed on the recent events in France, which has been in any...
Page 915 - House has met before that day, or will meet on the day of the issue), issue his warrant to the clerk of the Crown to make out a new writ for electing another member in the room of the member whose seat has so become vacant.
Page 3 - ... and violence fatal to the best interests of the country. My attention will continue to be directed to this important object. Gentlemen of the House of Commons, I have ordered estimates of the expenses of the current year to be laid before you. I rely with confidence on your loyalty and zeal to make adequate provision for the public service. Where any increase has been made in the...
Page 103 - In this conjunction does on Britain smile; The greatest leader, and the greatest isle! Whether this portion of the world were rent, By the rude ocean, from the continent; Or thus created; it was sure designed To be the sacred refuge of mankind.
Page 95 - President would be the starting point for disastrous civil strife. Whether my opinion was right or wrong, it seems to be shared by persons interested in property in France, as far at least as the great and sudden rise in the funds and in other investments may be assumed to be indications of increasing confidence in the improved prospect of internal tranquillity in France.
Page 515 - An Act further to amend the Laws relating to the Bepretentation of th, People in England and Wales. [1SŤA August 1867.] Whereas it is expedient to amend the laws relating to the representation of the people in England...
Page 95 - Ambassador, to pronounce judgment upon that event ; but if your Excellency wishes to know my own opinion on the change which has taken place in France, it is that such a state of antagonism had arisen between the President and the Assembly that it was becoming every day more clear that their co-existence could not be of long duration ; and it seemed to me better for the interests of France, and, through them, for the interests of the rest of Europe, that the power of the President should prevail...
Page 75 - ... to the acknowledged principles of the constitution, by which the prerogatives of the crown, the authority of both houses of parliament, and the rights and liberties of the people, are equally secured.
Page 247 - Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn; The first in loftiness of thought surpassed, The next in majesty; in both the last. The force of Nature could no further go, To make a third she joined the former two.
Page 3 - The form of these institutions will, however, require your consideration ; and the additional information which has been obtained since the passing of the Acts in question will, I trust, enable you to arrive at a decision beneficial to that important colony. It gives me great satisfaction to be able to state to you, that the large reductions of taxes which have taken place of late years have not been attended with a proportionate diminution of the national income. The revenue of the past year has...

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