Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honorable William Pitt, Volumen1


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Página 561 - SPEECH On a Motion made in the House of Commons, the 7th of May, 1782, for a Committee to inquire into the state of the Representation of the Commons in Parliament.
Página 225 - That it is now necessary to declare, that, to report any opinion, or pretended opinion, of his Majesty upon any bill, or other proceeding, depending in either House of Parliament, with a view to influence the votes of the members, is a high crime and misdemeanour, derogatory to the honour of the Crown, a breach of the fundamental privileges of Parliament, and subversive of the constitution of this country...
Página 348 - On the order of the day for going into a committee on the Bill, " to provide for the administration of justice in New South Wales and Van Dicmen's Land...
Página 280 - GENERAL having moved the order of the day for going into a committee on the Foreign Enlistment Bill.
Página 124 - If, however, the baneful alliance is not already formed, if this ill-omened marriage is not already solemnized, I know a just and lawful impediment, and in the name of the public safety I here forbid the Banns...
Página 334 - If the House should be inclined to adopt these Resolutions, I shall then follow them up with moving, 4th. " That the said Resolutions be laid before His Majesty by such members of this House as are of His Majesty's most honourable Privy Council.
Página 18 - All you want, at present, is quiet ; with this, if your ardor aqunevctv can be kept in, till you are stronger, you will make noise enough. How happy the task, my noble, amiable boy, to caution you only against pursuing too much all those liberal and praiseworthy things, to which less happy natures are perpetually to be spurred and driven ! I will not teaze you with too long a lecture in favour of inaction, and a competent stupidity, your two best tutors and companions at present. You have time to...
Página 5 - He mixed in conversation with unaffected vivacity ; and delivered his sentiments with perfect ease, equally free from shyness and flippancy, and always with strict attention to propriety and decorum. Lord Chatham, who could not but be aware of the powers of his son's mind and understanding, had encouraged him to talk without reserve upon every subject, which frequently afforded opportunity for conveying useful information, and just notions of persons and things. When his lordship's health would permit,...
Página 34 - House would resolve itself into a committee of the whole House, to take into consideration the present state of the nation.
Página 42 - Among lively men of his own time of life, Mr. Pitt was always the most lively and convivial in the many hours of leisure which occur to young unoccupied men on a circuit ; and joined all the little excursions to Southampton, Weymouth, and such parties of amusement as were habitually formed. He was extremely popular.

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