The Speeches Of The Right Honourable George Canning (volume 5); With A Memoir Of His Life

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byGeorge Canning

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1836. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... At all events, let the country disdain to be sneaked into a war. Let us abide strictly by our neutrality as long as we mean to adhere to it; and by so doing we shall, in the event of any necessity for abandoning that system, be the better able to enter with effect upon any other course which the policy of the country may require. The House divided:-- Ayes 110 Noes 216 Majority against the motion 106 NEGOCIATIONS RELATIVE TO SPAIN. APRIL 28th, 1823. Ma. Macdonald concluded a speech, in which he took an extensive review of the negotiations at Verona, Paris, and Madrid, respecting the affairs of Spain, by moving the following Address :-- "That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to inform His Majesty, that this House has taken into its most serious consideration the papers relating to the late negociation, which have been laid before them by His Majesty's gracious command. "To represent to His Majesty, that the disappointment of His Majesty's benevolent solicitude to preserve general peace, appears to this House to have, in a great measure, arisen from the failure of His Majesty's Ministers to make the most earnest, vigorous, and solemn protest against the pretended right of the sovereigns assembled at Verona to make war on Spain, in order to compel alterations in her political institutions, as well as against the subsequent pretensions of the French Government, that nations cannot lawfully enjoy any civil privileges but from the spontaneous grant of their kings; principles destructive of the rights of all independent states, which strike at the root of the British Constitution, and are subversive of His Majesty's legitimate title to the throne. "Further, to declare to His Majesty, the surprise and sorrow with which this House has observed that His Majes...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1836. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... At all events, let the country disdain to be sneaked into a war. Let us abide strictly by our neutrality as long as we mean to adhere...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217397840

ISBN - 13:9780217397841

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