The Political Register, and Impartial Review of New Books, Volume 10

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J. Almon, 1772

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Page 130 - As to cutting away the rotten boroughs, I am as much offended as any man at seeing so many of them under the direct influence of the crown, or at the disposal of private persons, yet I own I have both doubts and apprehensions, in regard to the remedy you propose.
Page 90 - Terminer or general gaol-delivery, after such commitment ; it shall and may be lawful to and for the judges of the court of king's bench and justices of Oyer and Terminer or general...
Page 131 - I consider it as equivalent to robbing the parties concerned of their freehold, of their birthright. I say that, although this birthright may be forfeited, or the exercise of it suspended in particular cases, it cannot be taken away, by a general law, for any real or pretended purpose of improving the constitution.
Page 168 - ... all persons inhabiting in, or resorting to, our said colonies, may confide in our royal protection for the enjoyment of the benefit of the laws of our realm of England...
Page 145 - His disposition must be previously understood ; the particular bait must be found out, with which he is to be allured ; and after all it is not without many struggles, that he surrenders his virtue. Indeed, there are...
Page 356 - ... be diftributed into prizes, for the benefit of the proprietors of the fortunate tickets in the faid lottery, which (hall be paid in money at the...
Page 95 - This it is which induces the absolute necessity of expressing upon every commitment the reason for which it is made, that the Court upon a habeas corpus may examine into its validity, and according to the circumstances of the case may discharge, admit to bail or remand the prisoner.
Page 175 - That of this kind is the free exercife of their own reafon and judgment, whereby they have been brought to, and confirmed in, the belief of the Chriftian religion, as it is contained in the Holy Scriptures That they efteem it a great...
Page 152 - ... as he has no virtue of his own, ridiculing it in others, and endeavouring to destroy or corrupt it in all.
Page 167 - ... to make, constitute, and ordain laws, statutes, and ordinances for the public peace, welfare, and good government of our said colonies, and of the people and inhabitants thereof, as near as may be, agreeably to the laws of England...

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