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" A Proclamation for the encouragement of piety and virtue, and for preventing and punishing of vice, profaneness, and immorality. "
Essays and Thoughts on Various Subjects, and from Various Authors, &c ... - Page 259
by George Horne - 1808 - 295 pages
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 63

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1881
...of a foot-note which records the millennium foretold by one of the very first acts of George III.: " A Proclamation for the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue, and for Preventing of Vice, Profanoness, aud Immorality." The preacher, forgetting that ho has been depicting the lamented...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 63

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Thomas Bucklin Wells - American literature - 1881
...a foot-note which records the millennium foretold by one of the very first acts of George III. : " A Proclamation for the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue, and for Preventing of Vice, Profaneness, and Immorality." The preacher, forgetting that he has been depicting the lamented...
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Monthly Packet

1893
...House, and the next day he was proclaimed as King. Before the month was over he had put forth another proclamation, ' for the encouragement of piety and virtue, and for preventing and punishing of profanencss and immorality.' Nor was this a mere form. He tried to live up to it, and many years after...
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Cameos from English History: The eighteenth century. 1899

Charlotte Mary Yonge - Great Britain - 1899
...House, and the next day he was proclaimed as King. Before the month was over he had put forth another proclamation, " for the encouragement of piety and virtue, and for preventing and punishing of profaneness and immorality." Nor was this a mere form. He tried to live up to it, and many years after...
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The Historians' History of the World: England, 1642-1791

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1904
...treasury. On the 31st of October the king highly gratified the more serious portion of his people by a proclamation " for the encouragement of piety and...and punishing of vice, profaneness, and immorality." Such proclamations are worth little more than the paper they are written on when not consonant to the...
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History of the liberty of Peterborough and the jurisdiction of the justices ...

Louis Gaches - Justice, Administration of - 1905 - 71 pages
...tippling houses drinking his health. A similar proclamation of Queen Victoria was read after 1860, for the encouragement of piety and virtue, and for...and punishing of vice, profaneness, and immorality. Keepers of the peace were first chosen in 1327 from the most worthy men in the county, but, men of...
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Journal of the Commons House of Assembly: January 7, 1755, to ..., Volume 13

Georgia. General Assembly. Commons House of Assembly - Georgia - 1907
...I . House Reieo?tltomake port on Mormay Mormng next Motion being made for leave to bring in a Bill for the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue and for preventing and punishing of Vice prophaness and Immorality and for keeping holy the Lord's day commonly called Sunday committee to ORDERED...
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American Book Prices Current, Volume 23

Autographs - 1917
...1763. Fol. Slightly torn at fold. In mat. Osborne, G., Dec. 13, '16. (277) $10.00. By the Governor. Proclamation for the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue,...and punishing of Vice. Profaneness and Immorality . . . Given at the Council Chamber in Bost., Mar. 25, 1771 . . . By his Excellency's Command . . ....
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Scottish Notes and Queries, Volumes 7-9

Genealogy - 1894
...Mediterranean. Jiy the Lords Justices. 1760. Oct. 25. Proclamation of George III. as King. „ Oct. 31. For the encouragement of Piety and Virtue, and for preventing and punishing of Vice, Prophaneness, and lmmorr ality. 1820. Jany. 30. Proclamation of George IV. as King. 1831. Nov.2i. Declaringcertain...
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The Reign of George III, 1760-1815

John Steven Watson, Basil Williams - Biography & Autobiography - 1960 - 637 pages
...of nailing his colours to the mast that on 31 October, a week after his accession, he issued a royal proclamation 'For the encouragement of piety and virtue,...and punishing of vice, profaneness, and immorality'. This was the change in the old order that he planned. The young king faced a political situation of...
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