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You may keep Turkey on the map of Europe, you may call the country by the name of Turkey if you like, but do not…
This great oracle of the East India Company himself admits that, if there is no power vested in the Court of Directors but that of…
On the contrary, all the world would point to that nation as violating a treaty, by going to war with a country with whom they…
It has been one of my difficulties, in arguing this question out of doors with friends or strangers, that I rarely find any intelligible agreement…
I therefore declare, that if you wish any remission of the taxation which falls upon the homes of the people of England and Wales, you…
I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives of India for high offices and…
I confess that for fifteen years my efforts in education, and my hopes of success in establishing a system of national education, have always been…
I came here as a practical man, to talk, not simply on the question of peace and war, but to treat another question which is…
I am no party man in this matter in any degree; and if I have any objection to the motion it is this, that whereas…
From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace, or possessing increased security…
People who eat potatoes will never be able to perform their abilities in whatever job they choose to have.
Treaties of peace, made after war, are entrusted to individuals to negotiate and carry out.
I believe it has been said that one copy of The Times contains more useful information than the whole of the historical works of Thucydides.
But it is my happiness to be half Welsh, and that the better half.
At all events, arbitration is more rational, just, and humane than the resort to the sword.
The landlords are not agriculturists; that is an abuse of terms which has been too long tolerated.
In Holland, they have come to precisely the same conclusion. There they have adopted a system of secular education, because they have found it impracticable…
Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
For the progress of scientific knowledge will lead to a constant increase of expenditure.
The problem to solve is, whether a single or a double government would be most advantageous; and, in considering that point, I am met by…
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