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" No one venerates the peerage more than I do ; but, my lords, I must say that the peerage solicited me, — not I the peerage. "
The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal - Page 386
1840
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Historical Memoirs Respecting the English, Irish, and Scottish ..., Volume 3

Charles Butler - 1821 - 538 pages
...more than I do, — but, my lords, " I must say that the peerage solicited me, — not I the peer" age Nay more, — I can say and will say, that, as a peer of " keeper of the great seal, — as guardian of his majesty's " conscience, — as lord high chancellor...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1822 - 572 pages
...single and alone. No one venerates the peerage more than I do, — but, my Lords, I must say that the peerage solicited me, — not I the peerage.— Nay...Seal, — as guardian of his Majesty's conscience, —M Lord High Chancellor of England, — nay, even in that character alone, in which the noble Duke...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler ...

Charles Butler - 1824 - 430 pages
...and " alone. No one venerates the peerage more than " I do, — but, my lords, I must say that the peerage " solicited me, — not I the peerage. Nay...— " I can say and will say, .that, as a peer of parlia" ment, — as speaker of this right honourable house, " as keeper of the great seal, — -as...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 1

1825 - 412 pages
...single and alone. No one venerates the peerage more than I do,— but, my lords, I must say that the peerage solicited me,— not I the peerage. Nay more,...this right honourable house, as keeper of the great sealf— as guardian of his majesty's conscience, — as lord high chancellor of England, nay, even...
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The Life and Times of Frederick Reynolds, Volume 2

Frederick Reynolds - 1827 - 434 pages
...being the accident of an accident ? No one venerates the peerage more than I ; but I must say, that the peerage solicited me, not I, the peerage. Nay, more, I can say, as Lord High Chancellor of England, nay, even in that character which cannot be denied to me, as a...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 9; Volume 27

1843 - 506 pages
...single and alone. No one venerates the peerage more than I do ; but, my lords, I must say, that the peerage solicited me, not I the peerage. Nay more,...as a peer of parliament, as speaker of this right honorable house, as keeper of the great seal, as guardian of his majesty's conscience, as lord high...
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Crisis, and National Co-operative Trades' Union Gazette, Volumes 1-2

1833 - 480 pages
...singly and alone. No one venerates the peerage more than I do; — but my Lords, 1 must say, that the peerage solicited me, not I the peerage. Nay more,...this Right Honourable House, as Keeper of the Great Seals, as Guardian of hi* Majesty's conscience, as Lord High Chancellor of England, nay, even in that...
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Hampden in the Nineteenth Century: Or, Colloquies on the Errors ..., Volume 2

John Minter Morgan - 1834 - 460 pages
...singly and alone. No one venerates the peerage more than I do; — but, my Lords, I must say that the peerage solicited me, not I the peerage. Nay more,...this Right Honourable House, as Keeper of the Great Seals, as Guardian of His Majesty's Conscience, as Lord High Chancellor of England, nay, even in that...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 10

Englishmen - 1836 - 260 pages
...single and alone. No one venerates the peerage more than I do ; — but, my lords, I must say, that the peerage solicited me, not I the peerage. Nay more,...seal, as guardian of his majesty's conscience, as lord-high-chancellor of England, nay, even in that character alone in which the noble duke would think...
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The American Orator's Own Book: Or, The Art of Extemporaneous Public ...

1836 - 362 pages
...single and alone. No one venerates the peerage more than I do : but, my lords, I must say, that the peerage solicited me, not I the peerage. Nay more...parliament, as speaker of this right honourable house, as,keeper of the * The Duke of Grafton had reproached Lord Thurlow with his plebeian extraction, and...
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