The Speeches of the Late Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart: Delivered in the House of Commons, Band 4

Routledge, 1853

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Seite 361 - I am confident that the three right honorable gentlemen opposite, the First Lord of the Treasury, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the late President of the Board of Trade, will all with one voice answer "No." And why not? "Because," say they, "it will injure the revenue.
Seite 156 - Humanity may in this case require that the freedom of trade should be restored only by slow gradations, and with a good deal of reserve and circumspection.
Seite 51 - Every tax ought to be levied at the time, or in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it.
Seite 18 - For and in respect of every public office or employment of profit, and upon every annuity, pension, or stipend payable by her Majesty or out of the public revenue of the United Kingdom...
Seite 50 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
Seite 112 - Sir, in rising to move the Order of the Day for the House resolving itself into a Committee of Supply...
Seite 328 - Who fears to speak of Ninety-Eight? Who blushes at the name? When cowards mock the patriot's fate Who hangs his head for shame? He's all a knave, or half a slave, Who slights his country thus; But a true man, like you, man, Will fill your glass with us.
Seite 122 - ... to buy in the cheapest market and to sell in the dearest...
Seite 349 - is a certain definite quantity of gold with a mark upon it to determine its weight and fineness, and that the engagement to pay a Pound means nothing, and can mean nothing else, than the promise to pay to the holder, when he demands it, that definite quantity of gold.
Seite 246 - The parties mutually stipulate that each shall prepare, equip, and maintain in service on the coast of Africa a sufficient and adequate squadron or naval force of vessels of suitable numbers and descriptions, to carry in all not less than eighty guns...

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