Correspondence of Charles, First Marquis Cornwallis, Том 2

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Стр. 323 - Board, that it is indispensably necessary for the public service, that the Directors of the Bank of England should forbear issuing any cash in payment until the sense of Parliament can be taken on that subject...
Стр. 360 - There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin, The dew on his thin robe was heavy and chill : For his country he sighed when at twilight repairing To wander alone by the wind-beaten hill. But the day-star attracted his eye's sad devotion, For it rose o'er his own native isle of the ocean...
Стр. 218 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Стр. 358 - ... are too much heated to see, the ultimate effects which their violence must produce, would pursue measures that could only terminate in the extirpation of the greater number of the inhabitants, and in the utter destruction of the country. The words Papists and Priests are for ever in their mouths, and by their unaccountable policy they would drive four-fifths of the community into irreconcilable rebellion...
Стр. 154 - We have at length concluded our Indian war handsomely, and I think as advantageously as any reasonable person could expect. We have effectually crippled our enemy without making our friends too formidable. Indeed I am well convinced that the impression they have received of the power and superiority of our arms will greatly overbalance any confidence with which their territorial acquisitions can possibly inspire them.
Стр. 358 - The principal persons of this country and the members of both houses of parliament, are in general averse to all acts of clemency...
Стр. 416 - I certainly wish that England would now make a union with the Irish nation instead of making it with a party in Ireland...
Стр. 415 - The great measure, from which I looked for so much good, will, if carried, fall far short of my expectations, as all the leading persons here, not excepting the Chancellor, are determined to resist the extension of its operation to the Catholics. I feel the measure of so much importance, that it is worth carrying anyhow, but I am determined not to submit to the insertion of any clause that shall make the exclusion of the Catholics a fundamental part of the Union, as I am fully convinced that, until...
Стр. 464 - ... of produce, and no more. Every abwab, or tax, imposed by the Zemindar over and above that sum is not only a breach of that agreement, but a direct violation of the established laws of the country.
Стр. 474 - The consequences of the heavy drains of wealth from the above causes, with the addition of that which has been occasioned by the remittance of the private fortunes, have been for many years past, and are now, severely felt by the great diminution of the current specie, and by the languor which has thereby been thrown upon the cultivation and the general commerce of the country.

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