Picture of the Times: To be Continued Weekly in a Series of Letters, Addressed to the People of England by a Lover of Peace, Issues 1-31

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H.D. Symonds, 1795
 

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Page 361 - That liberty, or freedom, consists in having an actual share in the appointment of those who frame the laws, and who are to be the guardians of every man's life, property, and peace; for the all of one man is as dear to him as the all of another; and the poor man has an equal right, but more need, to have representatives in the Legislature than the rich. one.
Page 344 - ... vengeance, presided in the illustrious band of heroes and patriots who fairly and openly adjudged CHARLES STUART, tyrant of England, to a public and exemplary death, thereby presenting to the amazed world, and transmitting down through applauding ages, the most glorious example of unshaken virtue, love of freedom, and impartial justice, ever exhibited on the blood-stained theatre of human action.
Page 361 - An eftate may be devifed by will amongft many perfons, in different proportions ; to one five pounds, to another five hundred, &c. each...
Page 366 - A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity in bondage.
Page 361 - An estate maybe devised by will amongst many persons in different proportions; to one five pounds, to another five hundred, &c. : each person will have an equal right to his share, but not a right to an equal share.
Page 361 - Every man has an equal right to freedom and security. No man can be free who has not a voice in the framing of those laws by which he is to be governed. He who is not represented has not this voice ; therefore, every man has an equal right to representation, or to a share in the government.
Page 63 - From the ratification of the prefent treaty, restitution fhall be made of all the countries and places belonging to the United Provinces, with the exceptions contained in the fol* lowing article.
Page 368 - Majesty ("conformably to the sentiments which he has already declared), to meet any disposition to negotiate on the part of the enemy, with an earnest desire to give it the fullest and speediest effect, and to conclude a treaty of general peace, whenever it can be effected on just and suitable terms for himself and his allies. It is...
Page 314 - Should this crisis terminate in any order of things compatible with the tranquillity of other countries, and affording a reasonable expectation of security and permanence in any treaty which might be concluded, the appearance of a disposition to negotiate for general peace on just and suitable terms will not fail to be met, on my part, with an earnest desire to give it the fullest and speediest effect.
Page 51 - Britain fhall in like manner enter again into poffeffion of the iflands of Providence, and the Bahamas, without exception, in the fpace of three months after the ratification of the prefent treaty, or fooner, if it can be done. In confequence whereof, the...

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