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thing to move, otherwise, as there was ino motion before the chair, he must remind the Hon. Gentleman that such conversation was irregular. Lord George Cavendish spoke next, to the point of order, and gave it as his opinion, that the Hon. member was perfeetly in order, and ought not to have been interrupted. It was the rule of parliament, that a member, when he was upon his legs, should be heard to the end of his speech, which might be concluded, and frequently, was, by a motion: almost every day furnished inftances of it. Col. Barré exculpated the Speaker from any intention to give personal oftence to

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cessary to declare a motion at first set. ting out, he could have mentioned one, which was, an impeachment of the Noble Lord, who had been so justly reprehended for his unconcern at the calamities he had brought upon his country. He asked that fide of the House, where was now the triumph of that majority which, but last night, had voted against the motion for not proroguing the parliament, which now they saw was founded on better information than their own, and on a more competent knowledge of the situation of the affairs of the nation

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