Speeches of the Right Honorable T. B. Macaulay, M. P.: corrected by himself

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289 페이지 - Lord John Russell moved for a Committee of the whole House to take into consideration the state of Ireland.
81 페이지 - You may make the change tedious ; you may make it violent ; you may — God in his mercy forbid ! — you may make it bloody ; but avert it you cannot. Agitations of the public mind, so deep and so long continued as those which we have witnessed, do not end in nothing. In peace or in convulsion, by the law, or in spite of the law, through the Parliament, or over the Parliament, Reform must be carried.
85 페이지 - Althorpe moved the second reading of the bill to amend the representation of the people in England and Wales.
122 페이지 - An act for effecting an arrangement with the East India Company, and for the better government of his Majesty's Indian territories, till the thirtieth day of April one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four.
260 페이지 - That your petitioners complain that they are enormously taxed to pay the interest of what is termed the national debt, a debt amounting at present to £800,000,000, being only a portion of the enormous amount expended in cruel and expensive wars for the suppression of all liberty...
113 페이지 - Can we be said to do unto others as we would that they should do unto us, if we wantonly inflict on them even the smallest pain?
18 페이지 - Exchange, for contributions larger than the rent — for agitators more violent than those who, three years ago, divided, with the King and the Parliament, the sovereignty of Ireland ? Do they wait for that last and most dreadful paroxysm of popular rage — for that last and most cruel test of military fidelity...
6 페이지 - Street and Oxford Street, a city superior in size and in population to the capitals of many mighty kingdoms ; and probably superior in opulence, intelligence, and general respectability, to any city in the world.
58 페이지 - Sir, we have heard all this blustering before; and we know in what it ended. It is the blustering of little men whose lot has fallen on a great crisis. Xerxes scourging the winds, Canute commanding the waves to recede from his footstool, were but types of the folly of those who apply the maxims of the Quarter Sessions to the great convulsions of society. The law has no eyes: the law has no hands: the law is nothing, nothing but a piece of paper printed by the King's printer, with the King's arms...
3 페이지 - Baronet, ought to be made if we make any reform at all. I praise the Ministers for not attempting, at the present time, to make the representation uniform. I praise them for not effacing the old distinction between the towns and the counties, and for not assigning Members to districts, according to the American practice, by the Rule of Three.

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