At first, indeed, they were doubtful whether the king's visit to the parliament
had been in order to lighten or increase their burdens; but scarcely was it known that the taxes were to be still further increased, when cries of "Down with Mazarin
You are right, Laurence," said Grandfather, "and it was really amazing and terrible to see what a change came over the aspect of the people the moment the English Parliament
had passed this oppressive act.
Sire, there is in our family a tradition, and that is, that four men, four French gentlemen, devoted to my father, were near saving my father, though condemned by a parliament
, guarded by an army and surrounded by a nation.
If some of the things I've heard are true he ought to be turned out of Parliament
and every other club in London.
Brooke, per electioneering contest, and a seat outside Parliament
as delivered, five thousand pounds, seven shillings, and fourpence.
to death, the parliament
was dissolved with a battery of artillery,
Bacon was condemned to pay a fine of 40,000 pounds, to be imprisoned during the King's pleasure, never more to have office of any kind, never to sit in Parliament
, "nor come within the verge of the Court.
The servant's master knew the name as the name of a man of great wealth, and of a Member of Parliament
Sir Matthew Pupker takes the chair, and three members of Parliament
are positively coming.
At one time also he largely devoted his efforts to a partly successful attack on the wastefulness and corruption of the government; and his generous effort to secure just treatment of Ireland and the Catholics was pushed so far as to result in the loss of his seat as member of Parliament
, the Thames, the irresponsive chauffeur, would flash into the field of house-hunting, and all demand some comment or response.
He was in London, if not for the Parliament
session, at least in May, for the religious meetings.
An easy people to govern, in the Parliament
and in the Kitchen-- that's the moral of it.
If all zealous Protestants had been publicly urged to join an association for the avowed purpose of singing a hymn or two occasionally, and hearing some indifferent speeches made, and ultimately of petitioning Parliament
not to pass an act for abolishing the penal laws against Roman Catholic priests, the penalty of perpetual imprisonment denounced against those who educated children in that persuasion, and the disqualification of all members of the Romish church to inherit real property in the United Kingdom by right of purchase or descent,--matters so far removed from the business and bosoms of the mass, might perhaps have called together a hundred people.
She has lived practically on the tourist traffic attracted by her annual pageants of Parliaments
, Boards, Municipal Councils, etc.