Pamphleteer: Dedicated to Both Houses of Parliament, to be Continued Occasionally, Volume 24

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Abraham John Valpy
A. J. Valpy., 1824

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Page 40 - Parliament, and that it shall not be lawful for any body politic or corporate whatsoever created or to be created, or for any other persons whatsoever united or to be united in covenants or partnership exceeding the number of six persons in that part of Great Britain called England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable on demand or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof...
Page 34 - There has been no reposing under the shade of his laurels, no living upon the resource of past reputation ; none of that coddling and petty precaution which little authors call
Page 39 - THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers, art gone to decay ; In thy once smiling garden, the hemlock and thistle Have choked up the rose which late bloom'd in the way.
Page 16 - The lesser reform has been attempted with " every possible advantage in its favour; not only " from the zealous support of the advocates for a " more effectual one, but from the assistance of men " of great weight, both in and out of power. But " with all these temperaments and helps it has failed.
Page 30 - Down thou'lt fa' — — now who knows but the pony may be a ' mare's ae foal ;' and we are both ' widow's ae sous ;' but you have a sister, and 1 have nobody to lament for me but my mother." The other boy consented ; but as soon as young Byron had escaped the terrors of the bridge, the other insisted upon following his example. He too rode safely across, and they concluded that the pony was not the only production of its mother.
Page 16 - The weight of corruption has crushed this more gentle, as it would have defeated any more efficacious, plan in the same circumstances. From that quarter, therefore, I have nothing to hope. IT is FROM THE PEOPLE AT LARGE THAT I EXPECT ANY GOOD ; and I am convinced that the only way to make them feel that they are really concerned in the business, is to contend for their full, clear, and indisputable riylits of universal representation.
Page 21 - ' we are both young, and the world is very censorious ; and so, if I were to take any active part in the promoting of your subscription, I fear it would do you harm rather than good.
Page 12 - Upon this change in his fortune, Lord Byron was removed from the immediate care of his mother, and placed as a ward under the guardianship of the Earl of Carlisle, who had married Isabella, the sister of the late Lord Byron. This grand aunt resembled the bard a little, both in her talents, and at least one or two points of her character. She wrote verses of exquisite beauty and considerable power ; and after showing for many years how well she was calculated to be the first ornament of the gay and...

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