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Página 18 - Caledonia ! stern and wild, meet nurse for a poetic child, • land of brown heath and shaggy wood, land of the mountain and the flood, land of my sires!
Página 75 - The head of the British Government is not a Grand Vizier. He has no powers, properly so called, over his colleagues : on the rare occasions, when a Cabinet determines its course by the votes of its members, his vote counts only as one of theirs. But they are appointed and dismissed by the Sovereign on his advice.
Página 132 - And be it further enacted, that it shall be lawful for his majesty to refer to the said judicial committee for hearing or consideration any such other matters whatsoever as his majesty shall think fit, and such committee shall thereupon hear or consider the same, and shall advise his majesty thereon in manner aforesaid.
Página 77 - There shall come a time when brotherhood shows stronger Than the narrow bounds which now distract the world; When the cannons roar and trumpets blare no longer, And the ironclad rusts, and battle flags are furled ; When the bars of creed and speech and race, which sever, Shall be fused in one humanity for ever.
Página 37 - May it please your Excellency, We, Her Majesty's dutiful and loyal subjects, the...
Página 134 - ... (e) any other matter, whether or not in the opinion of the Court ejusdem generis with the foregoing enumerations, with reference to which the Governor in Council sees fit to submit any such question; may be referred by the Governor in Council to the Supreme Court for hearing and consideration; and any question touching any of the matters aforesaid, so referred by the Governor in Council, shall be conclusively deemed to be an important question.
Página 170 - He is an Englishman! For he himself has said it, And it's greatly to his credit, That he is an Englishman!
Página 73 - ... advisers. It is impossible to reconcile any, even the smallest, abatement of this doctrine, with the perfect, absolute immunity of the Sovereign from consequences. There can be in England no disloyalty more gross, as to its effects, than the superstition which affects to assign to the Sovereign a separate, and so far as separate, transcendental sphere of political action. Anonymous servility has, indeed, in these last days, hinted such a doctrine ; ] but it is no more practicable to make it thrive...
Página 62 - The tumult and the shouting dies; The Captains and the Kings depart: Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart. Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget— lest we forget!
Página 52 - Great men may jest with saints : 'tis wit in them ; But, in the less, foul profanation. Lucio. Thou'rt in the right, girl ; more o' that. Isab. That in the captain's but a choleric word Which in the soldier is flat blasphemy.

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