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Page 545 - Every man shall be entitled to be registered as a voter, and, when registered, to vote for a member or members to serve in Parliament for a county who is qualified as follows...
Page 851 - The glorious, pious and immortal memory of the great and good King William — not forgetting Oliver Cromwell, who assisted in redeeming us from Popery, slavery, arbitrary power, brass money and wooden shoes.
Page 917 - Act during the time of peace within the Queen's dominions, have power to sentence any soldier to corporal punishment ; provided, that any court-martial may sentence any soldier to corporal punishment while on active service in the field, or on board any ship not in commission, for mutiny, insubordination, desertion, drunkenness on duty or on the line of march, disgraceful conduct, or any breach of the Articles of War ; and no sentence of corporal punishment shall exceed fifty; lashes.
Page 917 - But that which chiefly distinguished the army of Cromwell from other armies was the austere morality and the fear of God which pervaded all ranks. It is acknowledged by the most zealous Royalists that, in that singular camp, no oath was heard, no drunkenness or gambling was seen, and that, during the long dominion of the soldiery, the property of the peaceable citizen and the honour of woman were held sacred.
Page 171 - An Act to prevent bribery and corruption in the election of burgesses to serve in Parliament for the borough of East Retford.
Page 545 - County, who is qualified as follows; (that is to say,) 1. Is of full Age, and not subject to any legal Incapacity; and 2. Is on the last Day of July in any Year, and has during the Twelve Months immediately preceding been, the Occupier, as Owner or Tenant, of Lands or Tenements within the County of the rateable Value of Twelve Pounds or upwards; and 3.
Page 631 - ... a small class which it would be much better for themselves if they were not enfranchised, because they have no independence whatsoever, and it would be much better for the constituency also that they should be excluded, and there is no class so much interested in having that small class excluded as the intelligent and honest working man. I call this class the residuum, which there is in almost every constituency, of almost helpless poverty and dependence.
Page 919 - Queen's dominions, have power to sentence any soldier to corporal punishment; provided, that any court-martial may sentence any soldier to corporal punishment while on active service in the field, or on board any ship not in commission, for mutiny 26 41 VICTORIA, 1878.