The Life and Correspondence of Philip Yorke: Earl of Hardwicke, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, Volume 3

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The University Press, 1913 - Great Britain

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Page 8 - That an habeas corpus, according to the true intent and meaningof this act, may be directed and run into any county Palatine, the Cinque Ports, or other privileged places within the kingdom of England, dominion of Wales, or town of Berwick upon Tweed, and the islands of Jersey or Guernsey; any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 300 - What a lustre," said the House of Lords in their address to him, — " what a lustre does it cast upon the name of Briton, when you, sir, are pleased to esteem it among your glories !
Page 228 - Perhaps it is not too much to say that sustaining this war, arduous as it has been and still is, may not be more difficult than properly and happily closing it. The materials in His Majesty's hands are certainly very many and great, and it is to be hoped that in working them up in the great edifice of a solid and general pacification of Europe, there may be no confusion of languages, but that the workmen may understand one another.
Page 115 - I am sure we are undone, both at home and abroad : at home, by our increasing debt and expenses ; abroad, by our ill-luck and incapacity.
Page 506 - Majesty s council and service, which it would be for his interest to restore. In doing this, he repeated many names ; upon which his Majesty told him there was pen, ink, and paper, and he wished he would write them down. Mr. Pitt humbly excused himself, saying that would be too much for him to take upon him, and he might, upon his memory, omit some material persons ; which might be subject to imputation. The King still said he liked to hear him, and bid him go on ; but said, now and then, that his...
Page 267 - I was called [he declared] by my Sovereign and by the Voice of the People to assist the State when others had abdicated the service of it. That being so no one can be surprised that I will go on no longer since my advice is not taken.
Page 507 - Revolution government, and other great persons, of whose abilities and integrity the public has had experience, and who have weight and credit in the nation. I should only deceive your Majesty, if I should leave you in an opinion that I could go on, and your Majesty make a solid administration, on any other foot.' — ' Well, Mr. Pitt, I see. (or I fear) this will not do. My honour is concerned, and I must support it.
Page 298 - For myself, I am the greatest cipher that ever appeared at Court. The young King is hardly civil to me ; talks to me of nothing, and scarce answers me upon my own Treasury affairs...

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