Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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T.C. Hansard, 1858
 

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Page 75 - After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do; and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do; neither shall ye walk in their ordinances.
Page 733 - Who is it,' said the jealous ruler over the desert, encroached upon by the restless foot of English adventure — ' who is it that causes this river to rise in the high mountains, and to empty itself into the ocean? Who is it that causes to blow the loud winds of winter, and that calms them again in the summer?
Page 733 - I have seen of them myself amongst reluctant nations submitting to our authority. I know what they feel, and how such feelings can alone be repressed. I have heard them in my youth from a naked savage, in the indignant character of a prince, surrounded by his subjects, addressing the governor of a British colony, holding a bundle of sticks in his hand, as the notes of his unlettered eloquence. 'Who is it...
Page 733 - Who is it that causes to blow the loud winds of winter, and that calms them again in the summer ? Who is it that rears up the shade of those lofty forests, and blasts them with the quick lightning at his pleasure ? The same Being who gave to you a country on the other side of the waters, and gave ours to us; and THOMAS, LORD ERSKINE 1Ojj by this title we will defend it,* said the warrior, throwing down his tomahawk upon the ground, and raising the war-sound of his nation.
Page 697 - Other conquerors, when they have succeeded in overcoming resistance, have excepted a few persons as still deserving of punishment, but have, with a generous policy, extended their clemency to the great body of the people.
Page 59 - His Majesty the Sultan promises to convoke immediately in each of the two provinces a Divan ad hoc, composed in such a manner as to represent most closely the interests of all classes of society. These Divans shall be called upon to express the wishes of the people in regard to the definitive organization of the Principalities.
Page 733 - ... said the warrior, throwing down his tomahawk upon the ground, and raising the war-sound of his nation. These are the feelings of subjugated man all round the globe ; and depend upon it, nothing but fear will control where it is vain to look for affection.
Page 77 - Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.
Page 75 - None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am the Lord.
Page 359 - Motion made and question proposed, "that, in the opinion of this House, the growing needs of the empire require the establishment of the Committee of Defence on a permanent footing

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