Correspondence and Speeches of Mr. Peter Rylands, M.P.: Speeches

A. Heywood & son, 1890

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Page 85 - And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow.
Page 292 - Tell me not of rights — talk not of the property of the planter in his slaves. I deny the right — I acknowledge not the property.
Page 211 - Thy people ; that all things may be so ordered and settled by their endeavours, upon the best and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety, may be established among us for all generations.
Page 63 - We desire no extension of our present territorial possessions; and, while we will permit no aggression upon our dominions or our rights to be attempted with impunity. We shall sanction no encroachment on those of others.
Page 85 - And he slept and dreamed the second time : and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good. 6 And, behold, seven thin years and blasted with the east wind sprung up after them. 7 And the seven thin ears devoured the seven rank and full ears.
Page 85 - I saw in my dream, and behold, seven ears came up in one stalk, full and good. And behold, seven ears withered, thin and blasted with the East wind, sprung up after them. And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears: and I told this unto the magicians : but there was none that could declare it to me.
Page 68 - that it is an essential principle of the law of nations that no Power can liberate itself from the engagements of a Treaty, nor modify [Views on Proposed Congress.] the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the Contracting Powers by means of an amicable arrangement.
Page 88 - Government, or indispensable disbursements for the services in our dependencies abroad, warrant the continuance of this increase of expenditure : That the taxes required to meet the present expenditure impede the operations of agriculture and manufactures, and diminish the funds for the employment of labour in all branches of productive industry, thereby tending to produce pauperism and crime, and adding to the local and general burdens of the people...
Page 158 - It is all very well to dissemble your love. But why did you kick me downstairs?
Page 217 - O wad some power the giftie gie us, To see oursels as others see us!

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