Annual Register, Volume 62, Issue 2

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Edmund Burke
1822 - History

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Page 1102 - The other shape — If shape it might be called that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint or limb...
Page 1359 - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at 5 o'clock PM on the 6th of August last, in latitude 24 44
Page 963 - I will be hang'd if some eternal villain, Some busy and insinuating rogue, Some cogging, cozening slave, to get some office, Have not devis'd this slander; I'll be hang'd else. lago. Fie, there is no such man ; it is impossible.
Page 1230 - AB, as well for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which he hath and beareth unto the said...
Page 756 - WHEREAS by an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for the Security of Her Majesty's Person and Government, and of the Succession to the Crown of Great Britain, in the Protestant Line...
Page 1115 - The letter which you did me the honour to address to me, bearing date the 7th of October, has been delivered to me by M.
Page 771 - ... that while all operate as a very heavy tax on the community at large, very few are of any ultimate benefit to the classes in whose favour they were originally instituted, and none to the extent of the loss occasioned by them to other classes. "That among the other evils of the restrictive or protective system, not...
Page 1180 - Earth ; and on the ruin of barbaric pride and pontific luxury, they placed the naked majesty of the Christian religion. This light was soon put down by its own ministers, and on its extinction a beastly and pompous priesthood ascended — political potentates, not Christian pastors, full of false zeal, full of worldly pride, and full of gluttony, empty of the true religion...
Page 1327 - ... in foggy weather, they are particularly dangerous, as their motions cannot then be distinctly observed. It may easily be imagined, that the strongest ship is but an insignificant impediment between two fields in motion. Numbers of vessels, since the establishment of the fishery, have been thus destroyed ; some have been thrown upon the ice, some have had their hulls completely torn open, or divided in two, and others have been overrun by the ice, and buried beneath its heaped fragments.
Page 675 - Spain all those secured to her. By pursuing this course, we shall rest on the sacred ground of right, sanctioned in the most solemn manner by Spain herself; by a treaty which she was bound to ratify ; for refusing to do which, she must incur the censure of other nations, even those most friendly to her, while, by confining ourselves within that limit, we cannot fail to obtain their well-merited approbation.

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