The Four Wars of the French Revolution

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"Diplomatic review" office, 1874 - France - 66 pages

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Page 15 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the house of commons.
Page 15 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 15 - That from and after the time that the further limitation by this Act shall take effect all matters and things relating to the well governing of this Kingdom which are properly cognizable in the Privy Council by the laws and customs of this Realm shall be transacted there, and all resolutions taken thereupon shall be signed by such of the Privy Council as shall advise and consent to the same.
Page 9 - Every society in which the separation of powers is not determined, has no Constitution." This truth, which was declared in words, was not realised in act. The judicial power as regards its higher functions was not then separated, and has never been since separated in France, either from the Legislative Power, or from the Executive Power.
Page 38 - In order to be assured that I have advanced nothing in this dispatch which does not accord with the views of the cabinets of the allied sovereigns, I have acquainted the plenipotentiaries of the high allied powers with the contents thereof...
Page 66 - Majesty forget thatthe first symptoms of reviving confidence, since the Peace of Tilsit, the only prospect of success in the endeavours of His Majesty's ambassador to restore the ancient good understanding between Great Britain and Russia, appeared when the intelligence of the siege of Copenhagen had been recently received at St. Petersburgh.
Page 63 - Russias, has excited in his majesty's mind the strongest sensations of astonishment and regret. His majesty was not unaware of the nature of those secret engagements which had been imposed upon Russia in the conferences of Tilsit. But his majesty had entertained the hope, that a review of the transactions of that unfortunate negotiation, and a just estimate of its effects upon the glory of the...
Page 60 - ... Prince Sovereign of the United Netherlands, within the term which shall be hereafter fixed, the Colonies, Factories, and Establishments, which were possessed by Holland at the commencement of the late war, viz.
Page 39 - The powers consequently declare, that Napoleon Bonaparte has placed himself without the pale of civil and social relations, and that as an enemy and disturber of the tranquillity of the world, he has rendered himself liable to public vengeance.

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