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Fox, James M.

The speeches of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox, in the House of Commons ...

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Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown [etc.] in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1820.

    • Edition Notes

      Edited by J. Wright, with an introductory letter by Lord Erskine.

      ContributionsWright, J. 1770?-1844, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA506.F7 A3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6534529M
      LC Control Number11022888
      OCLC/WorldCa399579

      He formed his opinion of government by the test of practice, and not by the theory and on paper. He constantly opposed the influence of the crown, and, although he committed many mistakes, and had in George III an opponent of considerable knowledge of kingcraft and immense resources, the struggle between him and the king, as far as the two men were concerned, was after all a drawn game The collection is accompanied by an extensive index that permits searches by name, journalist, and source. Christopher Nugent[35] a Catholic physician who had provided him with medical treatment at Bath. The premier was forced to equivocate over the Hastings trial, because to oppose Hastings would have been to endanger the support of the King and the East India Company, while to support him openly would have alienated country gentlemen and principled supporters like Wilberforce. Based on this single conjunction of interests and the fading memory of the happy co-operation of the early s, the two men who had vilified one another throughout the American war together formed a coalition and forced their Government, with an overwhelming majority composed of North's Tories and Fox's opposition Whigs, on to the King.

      Letter to Lord Holland 9 Januaryquoted in L. In later life he was said always to have carried a copy of Horace in his coat pocket. There are neither fictitious characters nor romantic fantasy in this genre. They may have it from Spain, they may have it from Prussia.

      Was there no end of his plan of securities, until he should accomplish the end of annihilating all doctrines that he might affect to dread, or destroy all the disaffected spirits which he might pretend existed in the country? The very idea of the fabrication of a new government, is enough to fill us with disgust and horror. If they meant, by their intended convention, to overawe the government of this country at a moment of such unprecedented strength as the government now possessed, he would say that they were fit for Bedlam, and for Bedlam only. It was his only purely philosophical work and when asked by Sir Joshua Reynolds and French Laurence to expand it thirty years later, Burke replied that he was no longer fit for abstract speculation Burke had written it before he was nineteen years of age.


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The speeches of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox, in the House of Commons ... book

Edmund Burke

If a single concept lay behind the disk, it was that collections of speeches no longer went to the heart of the thing and that it was necessary to extend the remit of such editions to take account of the dominance of television.

If one hot medicine failed, a hotter only was to be tried The doctrines of the right honourable gentleman went to the utter extinction of every vestige of the constitution; and such was the effect of his principle that it was impossible to limit the progress of his remedies; they were all to be hot medicines; he did not admit the possibility of doing any good by the contrary practice.

The impeachment in Westminster Hall which did not begin until 14 February would be the "first major public discursive event of its kind in England", [78] bringing the morality and duty of imperialism to the forefront of public perception.

Fox wrote to him: "I feel my own Glory highly interested in such an event, but to make peace by acceding to worse terms than those first suggested Based on this single conjunction of interests and the fading memory of the happy co-operation of the early s, the two men who had vilified one another throughout the American war together formed a coalition and forced their Government, with an overwhelming majority composed of North's Tories and Fox's opposition Whigs, on to the King.

Powell, Charles James Fox, man of the people, S. Because there was salmon in both The right honourable gentleman was offended at the comparison that had been made between the conduct of Ministers and their adherents and the conduct of the present rulers in France, and he had with great felicity quoted from Captain Fluellan the comparison between the river in Macedon and the river in Monmouth, because there was salmon in both.

Speech of Hon. His most important publication in this regard was his Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents of 23 April Fox's elder brother Stephen — became the 2nd Baron Holland.

Although the estate included saleable assets such as art works by TitianGregories proved a heavy financial burden in the following decades and Burke was never able to repay its purchase price in full.

What was the conduct of those rulers? Fox 15 Mayquoted in L. Officially, and rather irrelevantly, this happened during a debate on the particulars of a bill for the government of Canada.

It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasures, his satisfactions, to theirs; and above all, ever, and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own. Not peace through the medium of war, not peace to be hunted through the labyrinth of intricate and endless negotiations, not peace to arise out of universal discord.

Let us make the people proud to court comparison, and strive rather to add new blessings to those they enjoy than to abridge those which they already possess. Gabriel New James by Speech Col.

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Nov 27,  · If the love of liberty was not to be maintained in England: Charles James Fox On The Suspension Of The Habeas Corpus Act. House of Commons May 17, Mr. Fox rose and said that he should not have troubled the House with any further observations on the subject of the present bill, after having given his opinion so fully upon it the night.