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" We must not count with certainty on a continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen... "
Memorials and Correspondence of Charles James Fox - Page 10
by Charles James Fox - 1854
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Public Characters

Biography - 1805 - 654 pages
...memorable speech on the finances in February 17Q2, declared, " that unquestionably there never was a time when, from the situation of Europe, we might more...years of peace, than we may at the present moment." " With what astonishment will he (says • See the preamble to the Duke of Richmond's bill, and his...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 7

1805 - 676 pages
...memorable speech on the finances in February 17Q2, declared, " that unquestionably there never was a time when, from the situation of Europe, we might more...years of peace, than we may at the present moment." " With what astonishment will he (says • See the preamble to the Duke of Richmond's bill, and bit...
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The speeches of ... William Pitt in the House of commons [ed. by W.S. Hathaway].

William Pitt - 1806 - 476 pages
...must not count with certainty on a continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history...years of peace, than we may at the present moment. But in looking forward to this very period, there arises one of the considerations to which I have...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807 - 458 pages
...We must not count with certainty on a contiuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history...years of peace, than we may at the present moment. But in looking forward to this very period there arises one of the considerations to which I have referred,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807 - 464 pages
...We must not count with certainty on a contiuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history...years of peace, than we may at the present moment. But in looking forward to this very period there arises one of the considerations to which I have referred,...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable William Pitt, in the House of ..., Volume 1

William Pitt, W. S. Hathaway - Great Britain - 1808 - 496 pages
...We must not count with certainty ou a continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history...Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peare, lhan we may at the present moment. But in looking forward to this very period, there arises...
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The Pamphleteer

Abraham John Valpy - Best books - 1813 - 600 pages
...prosperous situation of the country, the sinking fund ought not to stop there, although there never was a time in the history of this Country, when, from...years of peace, than we may at the present moment. What we did in 1786 was, perhaps as much as could be attempted under the circumstances of that time....
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Lectures on the philosophy of modern history, Volume 8

George Miller - History - 1828 - 458 pages
...never was a time, in the history of this country, said Mr. Pitt in the beginning of the year 1792, when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace, than at the present moment. Ibid. p. 428. War was declared by France on the first of February 1793, against...
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History, philosophically issustrated, from the fall of the Roman ..., Volume 4

George Miller - 1832 - 602 pages
...apparently leading to no conclusion. There never was, said Mr. Pitt in the beginning of the year 1792, a time in the history of this country, when, from...more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace, than at the present moment; and on the first day of February in the following year war was declared by France...
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The History of England: From the Accession of George III, 1760-1835, Volume 4

Thomas Smart Hughes - Great Britain - 1836 - 486 pages
...disturbing public tranquillity, might prevent such a design ; yet there never was a time, he said, in the history of this country, when, from the situation of Europe, fifteen years of peace might more reasonably be expected, than at the present moment. He went through...
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