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Printed; and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1732 - Great Britain
 

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Page 59 - Would he were fatter! but I fear him not: Yet if my name were liable to fear, I do not know the man I should avoid So soon as that spare Cassius.
Page 40 - ... Penfion during Pleafure, or for any Number of Years, or any Office from the Crown, in Part, or in the Whole, held in Truft for him, or his Benefit ; or fhall, during his being a Member, receive, or take any Penfion during Pleafure, or for any Number of Years, or any other Gratuity or Reward whatfoever, or any Office to be held for him or his Benefit from the Crown, without fignifying the fame to the Houfe, as aforefaid, fuch Member fhall be, and is hereby adjudged and declared to be guilty of...
Page 39 - May it therefore pleafe your Majefty, that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the King's Moft Excellent Majefty, by and with the Advice and Confent of the Lords Spiritual...
Page 39 - ... sworn and declared, that they had not directly, nor indirectly, any pension during pleasure, or for any number of years, or any office in part, or in the whole, held for them, or for their benefit, by any persons whatsoever; and that they would not accept any such pensions or offices, without signifying the same to the house within fourteen days after they should be received or accepted.
Page 257 - To please with mildness, without glaring shine, Himself neglects what must all others charm, And what he built a palace calls a farm. Here the proud trophies and the spoils of war Yield to the scythe, the harrow, and the car, To whate'er implement the rustic wields, Whate'er manures the gardens or the fields.
Page 30 - ... and bells. Why, in like manner, do we not value a man for what is properly his own ? He has a great train, a beautiful palace, so much credit, so many thousand pounds a year : all these are about him, but not in him.
Page 75 - They should be allowed to put what Interpretation they pleased upon them, giving them a Sense not only which has no relation at all to them, but even what is quite contrary to their true Intent and real Meaning; thus for Instance, they may, if they so fancy, interpret a Sieve etc.
Page 276 - I'll readily give you Damn'd ignorant prelates, and counsellors privy. Then let us no longer by parsons be flamm'd, For we know by these marks the place of the damn'd: And HELL to be sure is at Paris or Rome. How happy for us that it is not at home!
Page 40 - Oath, and fiibfcribed as before directed, fhall at the Time of taking the faid Oath, have any Penfion during Pleafure, or for Number of Years, or any Office from the Crown, in Part, or in the Whole, held in Truft for him, or his Benefit ; or fhall, during his being a Member, receive or take any Penfion during...
Page 41 - Bill, or Information, in any of his Majefty's Courts of Record at Weftminfter, wherein no Effoign, Protection, or Wager of Law, or more than one Imparlance, fhall be admitted or...

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