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Page xci - Council made under this Act shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within Six Weeks after issuing the same, if Parliament be then sitting, and if not, then within Six Weeks after the commencement of the then next Session of Parliament.
Page clxxi - NATIONS. •READINGS IN POETRY; A Selection from the Works of the best English Poets, from SPENSER to the present times ; with Specimens of the American Poets ; Notices of the Writers; and Explanatory Notes.
Page 82 - They mutually pledged to each other their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor.
Page 101 - Scammel now informed him that he had an opportunity to speak, if he desired it ; he raised the handkerchief from his eyes, and said, " I pray you to bear me witness that I meet my fate like a brave man.
Page xlvi - A solemn league and covenant for Reformation and Defence of Religion, the honour and happiness of the King, and the peace and safety of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Page 89 - I rejoice that the grave has not closed upon me; that I am still alive to lift up my voice against the dismemberment of this ancient and most noble monarchy! Pressed down as I am by the hand of infirmity, I am little able to assist my country in this most perilous conjuncture; but, my Lords, while I have sense and memory, I will never consent to deprive the royal offspring of the House of Brunswick, the heirs of the Princess Sophia, of their fairest inheritance.
Page 89 - My lords, his Majesty succeeded to an empire as great in extent as its reputation was unsullied. Shall we tarnish the lustre of this nation by an ignominious surrender of its rights and fairest possessions? Shall this great kingdom, that has survived, whole and entire, the Danish depredations, the Scottish inroads...
Page 126 - An Act for establishing certain " regulations for the better management of the affairs of the East India " company, as well in India as in Europe...