Memoirs and Correspondence of the Most Noble Richard Marquess Wellesley...: Comprising Numerous Letters and Documents, Now First Published from Original Mss, Volume 2

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R. Bentley, 1846

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Page 390 - I call therefore a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.
Page 426 - And whereas to pursue schemes of conquest and extension of dominion in India are measures repugnant to the wish, the honour, and policy of this nation...
Page 121 - The penalty for the violent contravention of this right is the confiscation of the property so withheld from visitation; and...
Page 446 - His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State, the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, and the Judges of the High Court of Admiralty, and the Courts of Vice-admiralty, are to take the necessary measures herein as to them shall respectively appertain.
Page 283 - twas but the wind, Or the car rattling o'er the stony street; On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing Hours with flying feet.— But hark!
Page 401 - Where, taming thought to human pride, The mighty chiefs sleep side by side. Drop upon Fox's grave the tear, 'Twill trickle to his rival's bier ; O'er PITT'S the mournful requiem sound, And Fox's shall the notes rebound.
Page 445 - British navy : and whereas such attempts on the part of the enemy would give to his Majesty an unquestionable right of retaliation, and would warrant his Majesty in enforcing the same prohibition of all commerce with France, which that power vainly hopes to effect against the commerce of his Majesty's subjects...
Page 447 - Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, that all the ports and places of France and her allies, or of any other country at war with his Majesty, and all other ports or places in Europe, from which although not at war with his Majesty...
Page 447 - And it is hereby further ordered and declared, that all trade in articles which are of the produce or manufacture of the said countries or colonies, shall be deemed and considered to be unlawful; and that every vessel trading from or to the said countries or colonies, together with all goods and merchandise on board, and all articles of the produce or manufacture of the said countries or colonies, shall be captured and condemned as prize to the captors.
Page 396 - I paid the last offices to his honoured memory. We attended him to Westminster Abbey. There the grave of his illustrious father •was opened to receive him, and we saw his remains deposited on the coffin of his venerated parent. What grave contains such a father and such a son ? What sepulchre embosoms the remains of so much human excellence and glory ? ' Always yours, faithfully and sincerely,