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Page 72 - ... regulations and ordinances necessary for the execution of the laws and the safety of the State.
Page 211 - On the ocean the pride of our naval arms has been amply supported. A second frigate has indeed fallen into the hands of the enemy, but the loss is hidden in the blaze of heroism with which she was defended. Captain Porter, who commanded her, and whose previous career had been distinguished by daring enterprise and by fertility of genius, maintained a sanguinary contest against two ships, one of them superior to his own, and under other severe disadvantages, till humanity tore down the colors which...
Page 99 - Resolved, that an humble address be presented to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions...
Page 320 - ... with which they will be employed and the cheerfulness with which every necessary burden will be borne, a greater respect for our rights and a longer duration of our future peace are promised than could be expected without these proofs of the national character and resources.
Page 136 - I hope it will not be deemed presumptuous in me to take this opportunity of expressing my admiration of the great efforts made by this House and the Country, at a moment of unexampled pressure and difficulty, in order to support the great scale of operations by which the contest was brought to so fortunate a termination.
Page 136 - Since last I had the honour of addressing you from this place, a series of eventful years has elapsed ; but none without some mark and note of your rising glory. " ' The military triumphs which your valour has achieved upon the banks of the Douro and the Tagus, of the Ebro and the Garonne, have called forth the spontaneous shouts of admiring nations. Those...
Page 29 - Newark, it is not his intention to pursue further a system of warfare so revolting to his own feelings, and so little congenial to the British character, unless the future measures of the enemy should compel him again to resort to it.
Page 210 - Europe. My daughter will, for the first time, appear in the splendour and publicity becoming the approaching nuptials of the presumptive heiress of this empire. This season your royal highness has chosen for treating me with fresh and unprovoked indignity ; and, of all his Majesty's subjects, I alone am prevented by your royal highness from appearing in my place, to partake of the general joy ; and am deprived of the indulgence in those feelings of pride and affection, permitted to every mother but...
Page 200 - The Queen considers it to -be her duty to lose no time in acquainting the Princess of Wales that she has received a communication from her son, the Prince Regent, in which he states, that her Majesty's intention of holding two drawingrooms in the ensuing month having been notified to the public, he must declare, that he considers...
Page 201 - That I may not, however, add to the difficulty and uneasiness of your Majesty's situation, I yield in the present instance to the will of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, announced to me by your Majesty, and shall not present myself at the drawing-rooms of the next month.