Political Letters and Pamphlets: Published for the Avowed Purpose of Trying with the Government the Question of Law--whether All Publications Containing News Or Intelligence, However Limited in Quantity Or Irregularly Issued, are Liable to the Imposition of the Stamp Duty of Fourpence, &c. : with a Full Report of the Editor's Trial and Conviction in the Court of Exchequer, at Westminster, Issues 1-34

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William Carpenter, 1831 - English newspapers - 12 pages
 

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Page 2 - And when reason's voice, Loud as the voice of nature, shall have waked The nations ; and mankind perceive that vice Is discord, war, and misery ; that virtue Is peace, and happiness and harmony ; When man's maturer nature shall disdain The playthings of its childhood ; — kingly glare Will lose its power to dazzle ; its authority Will silently pass by ; the gorgeous throne Shall stand unnoticed in the regal hall, Fast falling to decay ; whilst falsehood's trade Shall be as hateful and unprofitable...
Page 8 - Stern o'er each bosom reason holds her state With daring aims irregularly great ; Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by...
Page 15 - I deeply lament, that in some districts of the country, the property of my subjects has been endangered by combinations for the destruction of machinery ; and that serious losses have been sustained through the acts of wicked incendiaries. " I cannot view without grief and indignation the efforts which are industriously made to excite among my people a spirit of discontent and disaffection, and to disturb the concord which happily prevails between those parts of my dominions the union of which is...
Page 12 - Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall: Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the King's horses and all the King's men Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty in his place again.
Page 14 - General should have led to no satisfactory result. I am endeavouring, in concert with my allies, to devise such means of restoring tranquillity as may be compatible with the welfare and good government of the Netherlands, and with the future security of other States. " Appearances of tumult and disorder have produced uneasiness in different parts of Europe...
Page 1 - Every citizen has a right, either by himself or his representative, to a free voice in determining the necessity of public contributions, the appropriation of them, and their amount, mode of assessment, and duration.
Page 3 - all Pamphlets and Papers ' containing any Public News, Intelligence or Occurrences, or any ' Remarks or Observations thereon, or upon any Matter in Church ' or State, printed in any part of the United Kingdom for Sale, ' and published periodically, or in Parts or Numbers, at Intervals ' not exceeding Twenty-six Days between the Publication of any ' Two such Pamphlets or Papers, Parts or Numbers...
Page 1 - The law is an expression of the will of the community. All citizens have a right to concur, either personally or by their representatives, in its formation.
Page 20 - He was fully convinced that the country possessed at the present moment a legislature which answered all the good purposes of legislation, and this to a greater degree than any legislature ever had answered in any country whatever.
Page 13 - December, 1819,] all pamphlets and papers containing any public news, intelligence or occurrences, or any remarks or observations thereon, or upon any matter in church or state, printed in any part of the united kingdom for sale, and published periodically, or in parts or numbers, at intervals not exceeding twenty-six days between the publication of any two such pamphlets or papers, parts or numbers...

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