The Parliamentary Register: Or an Impartial Report of the Debates that Have Occured in the Two Houses of Parliament, Volume 3

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Page 20 - In a land of liberty it is extremely dangerous to make a distinct order of the profession of arms. In absolute monarchies this is necessary for the safety of the prince, and arises from the main principle of their constitution, which is that of governing by fear : but in free states the profession of a soldier, taken singly and merely as a profession, is justly an object of jealousy.
Page 745 - AN ACT to indemnify such Persons in the United Kingdom as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and for extending the Time limited for those Purposes respectively...
Page 745 - An act for punishing mutiny and desertion ; and for the better payment of the army and their quarters, within the United Kingdom, and the islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, and Man.
Page 763 - Act to enlarge the time limited for the redemption of the land tax, and " to explain and amend an Act made in the last session of Parliament, intituled...
Page 20 - In these no man should take up arms, but with a view to defend his country and its laws; he puts not off the citizen when he enters the camp...
Page 758 - An act for the more easy and speedy recovery of small debts within the town and borough of Wigan and the towns of Chorley and Ormskirk, and other places therein mentioned, in the county palatine of Lancaster.
Page 767 - An act for granting to his Majesty a sum of money to be raised by lotteries.
Page 742 - Majesty's Commission, under the Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed^ and now read, we do, in His Majesty's name, and in. obedience to His commands, prorogue this Parliament to Thursday the 28th day of August next, to be then here holden ; and this Parliament is accordingly prorogued to Thursday the 28th day of August next.
Page 763 - An Act for granting an aid to his Majesty by a land " tax to be raised in Great Britain for the service of the year one thousand seven
Page 752 - An Act for indemnifying all Persons who have been concerned in advising, issuing or carrying into Execution any Order or Orders for permitting the Importation and Exportation of certain Goods and Commodities in Foreign Bottoms, into and out of...

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