An Impartial Report of the Debates That Occur in the Two Houses of Parliament, in the Course of the Fifth Session of the Eighteenth Parliament of Great Britain, Called to Meet at Westminster, on Tuesday the 11th of November, 1800, Vol. 4

An Impartial Report of the Debates That Occur in the Two Houses of Parliament, in the Course of the Fifth Session of the Eighteenth Parliament of Great Britain, Called to Meet at Westminster, on Tuesday the 11th of November, 1800, Vol. 4 : With Some Accoun

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Excerpt from An Impartial Report of the Debates That Occur in the Two Houses of Parliament, in the Course of the Fifth Session of the Eighteenth Parliament of Great Britain, Called to Meet at Westminster, on Tuesday the 11th of November, 1800, Vol. 4: With Some Account of the Respective Speakers, and Notes and Illustrations; Including Copies of All State Papers, Treaties, Conventions, &C HE critical circumfiances under which Parlia ment has been aflembled, and the prefling call giflative wifdom to be exerted, to endeavour at once to afford immediate and temporary relief to the lower orders of the people, who are almoft at the very door of famine, from the enormous price of provifions, and to guard in future againii the manifold inconve niences that defeelive Crops entail upon a kingdom, more populous than the produce of its agriculture can feed, give the lafl Seflion of the Britilh Parliament an air of fingularity and interefl that comes home to every, man's bufinefs and bofom. May Providence in itsmercy avert foch another occafion from fuddenly 'prefling Upon us His Majefiy, in his gracious Speech from the Throne, has 'clearl y pointed out the two moft prac ticable means of refource, under foch a crying evil as fcarcity of corn - (economy and importation. The one will neeeflarily add to the quantity of corn in the kingdom; and the other will conduce efientially to lefl'en the confumption of the floelt in hand. T he ill-informed and deluded multitude may probably ex peet more from the Legiflature, in point of immediate relief from'their diflrefle's, than it is in human wifdom to adminifter; every good citizen and'fubjeet will, therefore, do well to guard his neighbour againft fo dangerous an error. All reafo'nable relief (and the h '2; means(iv) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 498 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 658g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243289774
  • 9780243289776