Fox Against Fox !!! Or, Political Blossoms of the Right Hon. Charles James Fox ...

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Prtd. for J. Stockdale, 1788 - 58 páginas
 

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Página x - That King James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the Constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws; and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Página xxii - Wales during the life of the late King James, and since his decease, pretending to be and taking upon himself the stile and title of King of England, by the Name of James the Third...
Página xi - February 1688C, in the following manner: "that " "William and Mary, prince and princess of Orange, be, " and be declared king and queen, to hold the crown .and " royal dignity during their lives, and the life of the survivor " of them ; and that the sole and full exercise of the regal " power be only in, and executed by, the said prince of
Página xxii - Second and since his decease pretended to be and took upon himself the stile and title of King of England by the name of James the Third or of Scotland by the name of James the Eighth or the stile and title of King of Great Britain hath any right or title whatsoever to the crown of this realm...
Página xxii - Do truly and sincerely acknowledge, profess, testify and declare in my conscience before God and the world that our Sovereign Lord King George is lawful and rightful King of this realm and all other his Majesty's dominions and countries thereunto belonging.
Página 53 - ... his opinion, distinct or unconnected with the whole of that free and liberal system in which our government chiefly consisted. The people were the great source of all power, and their welfare the sole object for which it was to be exerted : but who in this case were to be the judges ? The House of Commons undoubtedly were competent to protect the rights of the people, to pronounce on whatever they deemed an encroachment on their privileges; and the moment they could...
Página 57 - I feel it, that I have been ever under its impulse, and that I ever shall, is what I proclaim to the world. That I am one of a party, a party never known to sacrifice the interests, or barter the liberties of the nation for mercenary purposes...
Página xi - the fole and full exercife of the regal power be only in, and " executed by, the faid prince of Orange, in the names of the " faid prince and princefs, during their joint lives : and after " their deceafes, the faid crown and royal dignity...
Página xii - Whereas our anceftors having moft indifputably a competent jurifdiction to decide this great and important queftion, and having in fact decided it, it is now become our duty at this diftance of time to acquiefce in their determination ; being born under that eftablifhment which was built upon this foundation, and obliged by every tie, religious as well as civil, to maintain it.
Página 78 - The methods of appointing this guardian or regent have been fo various, and the duration of his power fo uncertain, that from hence alone it may be colle£ted that his office is unknown to the common law ; and therefore...

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