The Cabinet History Of England, Civil, Military And Ecclesiastical (volume 13); From The Invasion…

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byCharles Macfarlane

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855. Excerpt: ... police, which, as yet, had no existence; but the measures adopted by ministers went to convert a small danger into a great one, and to demoralize and denationalize the people. The Regent opened the session of Parliament in person by a great portion of the newspaper press, and he had seen or fancied, on his way dow n to the House, that the vast crowds assembled had looked gloomily and angrily upon him. He read the speech with a faltering voice. It was now admitted that there was a deficiency in the revenue, and that an inquiry into the state of the public income and expenditure demanded the early and serious attention of the House of Commons. Considerable advantages to the trade and internal transactions of the country were however anticipated from the immediate issue of a new coinage. The speech concluded with the following reference to the uneasy state of the country:--" The distresses consequent upon the termination of a war of such unusual extent and duration have been felt, with greater or less severity, throughout all the nations of Europe; and have been considerably aggravated by the unfavourable state of the season. "Deeply as I lament the pressure of these evils upon the country, I am sensible that they are of a nature not to admit of an immediate remedy; but whilst I observe with peculiar satisfaction the fortitude with which so many privations have been borne, and the active benevolence which has been employed to mitigate them, I am persuaded that the great sources of our national prosperity are essentially unimpaired; and I entertain a confident expectation that the native energy of the country will, at no distant period, surmount all the difficulties in which we are involved. "In considering our internal situation, you will, I doubt not, feel ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855. Excerpt: ... police, which, as yet, had no existence; but the measures adopted by ministers went to convert a small danger into a great one...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.37 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217572898

ISBN - 13:9780217572897

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