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" that the influence of the Crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished', and Mr Burke's Bill of Reform was framed with skill, 162 introduced with eloquence, and supported by numbers. "
The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ... - Page 207
by Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 3

William Belsham - 1795
...a full answer to the petitioners. His first motion was, that it should be resolved by this house, " that the INFLUENCE of the CROWN, had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished." This motion was, by a singular fortune, warmly supported by the speaker of the house, who, though rarely...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...meetings, petitions, and committees of correfpondehce, announced the public difcontent ; and inftead of voting with a triumphant majority, the friends of government were often expofed to a ftruggle, and fometimes to a defeat. The Houfe of Commons adopted Mr. Dunning's motion,...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...meetings , petitions, and committees of correfpondence, announced the public difcontent; and inftead of voting with a triumphant majority , the friends of government were often expofed to a flruggle, andfometimes to a defeat. The Houfe of Commons adopted Mr. Dunning's motion,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton - 1814
...holding in his hand a scroll, with the memorable resolution of the House of Commons, which asserted "that the influence of the crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished." In the grand jury room, where the justices also usually hold their meetings, are original portraits...
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The Beauties of Wiltshire: Displayed in Statistical, Historical ..., Volume 1

John Britton - 1801
...bears in his hand the report of that memorable Committee of the whole House of Commons, which resolved, That the influence of the crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished. The merit of Mr. Hoppner needs no other memorial than these two por* This picture belonged to a Society...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 3

1801
...remembered that a vote had passed the House of Commons, supported by all the country gentlemen, " tliat the influence of the '* crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be " diminished," their conduct will admit of a justification. However, the event was fatal to them ; they were displaced,...
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Letters from France, Written by J. King, in the Months of August, September ...

John King (Banker) - 1803 - 212 pages
...with nothing but the discomfiture and disH3 grace of the accuser. And who will ever forget the popular motion that the influence of the crown had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished ? Language was ransaqked for choice expressions, and imagination for tropes and figures to ornament...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...the next session of parliament was stormy and perilous; county meetings, petitions, and committees of correspondence, announced the public discontent;...Dunning's motion, " That the " influence of the Crown had increasr d, was increasing, and " ought to be diminished:" and Mr. Burke's bill of reform was framed...
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The Letters of Junius: Stat Nominis Umbra, Volume 1

Junius - 1804 - 466 pages
...the discretion with which it should be exercised, which JUNIUS explains in these Letters. THE famous motion ; that " the influence of the Crown * had increased, was increasing, and ought to be dimi* nished;" successfully made by DUNNING in the session of Parliament 1770 80, was fit to...
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History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the ..., Volume 7

William Belsham - 1805
...a full answer to the petitioners. His first motion was, that it should be resolved by this house, " that the INFLUENCE of the CROWN had increased, was increasing, and ought to be diminished." This motion was, by a singular fortune, warmly supported by the speaker of the house, who, though rarely...
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