The Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, K. G., and His Times, Volumen2

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W. Mackenzie, 1882 - 1198 páginas

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Página 289 - Majesty, her heirs and successors, all treasons and traitorous conspiracies which may be formed against her or them ; and I do faithfully promise to maintain, support, and defend, to the utmost of my power, the succession of the crown, which succession, by an Act, intituled, " An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Página 289 - Attempts whatever which shall be made against his Person, Crown or Dignity ; and I will do my utmost endeavour to disclose and make known to His Majesty...
Página 289 - I will do my utmost endeavour to disclose and make known to his majesty, his heirs and successors, all treasons and traitorous conspiracies which may be formed against him or them. And I do faithfully promise to maintain, support, and defend, to the utmost of my power, the succession of the crown, which succession, by an act entitled — ' An Act for the further limitation of the crown, and better securing the rights and liberties of the subject...
Página 289 - I, AB, do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Her heirs and successors according to law. So help me God!
Página 322 - Administration which ordered that expedition had no adequate information as to the amount of forces in the Crimea. They were not acquainted with the strength of the fortresses to be attacked, or with the resources of the country to be invaded. They hoped and expected the expedition to be immediately successful, and as they did not foresee the probability of a protracted struggle, they made no provision for a winter campaign.
Página 432 - I have no apprehension myself that, if you had manhood suffrage to-morrow, the honest, brave, and good-natured people of England would resort to pillage, incendiarism, and massacre. Who expects that ? But though I would do as much justice to the qualities of our countrymen as any gentleman in this House, though I may not indulge in high-flown and far-fetched expressions with respect to them like those we have listened to — for the people may have their parasites as well as monarchs and...
Página 281 - Her Majesty feels called upon by regard for an Ally, the integrity and independence of whose empire have been recognised as essential to the peace of Europe, by the sympathies of Her people with right against wrong, by a desire to avert from Her dominions most injurious consequences, and to save Europe from the preponderance of a Power which has violated the faith of Treaties, and defies the opinion of the civilised wor-ld, to take up arms in conjunction with the Emperor of the French, for the defence...
Página 314 - Palmerston wrote to his brother : " A month ago, if any man had asked me to say -what was one of the most improbable events, I should have said my being Prime Minister. Aberdeen was there, Derby was head of one great party, John Russell of the other, and yet in about ten days...
Página 405 - Other conquerors, when they have succeeded in overcoming resistance, have excepted a few persons as still deserving of punishment, but have, with a generous policy, extended their clemency to the great body of the people.
Página 386 - India perhaps despairing of pardon : ' Although we will assert with the highest hand our authority, although we will not rest until our unquestioned supremacy and predominance are acknowledged from the Punjab to Cape Comorin, it is not merely as avengers that we appear.' I think that the great body of the population of that country ought to know that there is for them a future of hope. I think we ought to temper justice with mercy — justice the most severe with mercy the most indulgent.

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