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Page 242 - Resolved, &c., that all aids and supplies, and aids to his Majesty in Parliament, are the sole gift of the Commons ; and all bills for the granting of any such aids and supplies ought to begin with the Commons ; and that it is the undoubted and sole right of the Commons to direct, limit and appoint in such bills the ends, purposes, considerations, conditions, limitations and qualifications of such grants, which ought not to be changed or altered by the House of Lords.
Page 149 - The Ministry is, in fact, a committee of leading members of the two Houses. It is nominated by the Crown : but it consists exclusively of statesmen whose opinions on the pressing questions of the time agree, in the main, with the opinions of the majority of the House of Commons.
Page 149 - Parliament the Ministers are bound to act as one man on all questions relating to the Executive Government If one of them dissents from the rest on a question too important to admit of compromise, it is his duty to retire. While the Ministers retain the confidence of the Parliamentary majority, that majority supports them against opposition, and rejects every motion which reflects on them, or is likely to embarrass them. If they forfeit that confidence, if the Parliamentary majority is dissatisfied...
Page 200 - ... to him that hath shall be given, and to him that hath not shall .be taken away even that which he seemeth to have.
Page iii - Majesty's most honorable Privy Council, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath and of the Most Distinguished Order of St.
Page 72 - Bulwer, a member of Her Majesty's most honorable privy council, knight commander of the most honorable Order of the Bath...
Page 149 - Commons should take on themselves the business of administration, that they should request the Crown to make this man a bishop and that man a judge, to pardon one criminal and to execute another, to negotiate a treaty on a particular basis or to send an expedition to a particular place. They have merely to declare that they have ceased to trust the Ministry, and to ask for a Ministry w'hich they can trust...
Page 198 - Resolved that this House will to-morrow resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House to consider of the state of the american union.
Page 246 - Every voter shall be entitled to a number of votes equal to the number of the members of the school board to be elected, and may give all such votes to one candidate, or may distribute them among the candidates as he thinks fit.
Page 22 - In such a case a question is first put, that the words proposed to be omitted, stand part of the proposed amendment.

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