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" THE power of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Página 266
1823
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American Politics: The American Republic and Its Government

James Albert Woodburn - 1916 - 398 páginas
...short time before our Constitution was made, that the Dunning resolution was carried in Parliament that ' ' the power of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." George III.'s temporary personal power, from 1760 to 1783, led our fathers to overestimate...
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District of Columbia Charter Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the District of Columbia. Subcommittee on the Judiciary - 1958 - 317 páginas
...year 1780. I refer, Mr. Chairman, to the doctrine imperishably embedded in the phrase : "•Resolved-, That the power of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." As a matter, then, of high policy, I suggest that the present time is no time to aggrandize...
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God and the Goldsmiths

Robert McNair Wilson - 1961 - 272 páginas
...difficult to endure. In 1780 Dunning had carried, by 233 votes to 215 in the House of Commons, a motion:'' That the power of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." Since then, as has been said, George III had tasted the bitterness of defeat at the...
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A Short History of the American Revolution

James L. Stokesbury - 1993 - 304 páginas
...ministry's handling of the American war, was summed up in the famous Dunning Resolution of 1780: "Resolved, that the power of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." In such a climate of opinion, governments expected to do little. They voted taxes,...
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Crown Powers, Subjects and Citizens

Christopher Vincenzi - 1998 - 343 páginas
...Control In a famous motion proposed by John Dunning, the House of Commons declared on 3 April 1780 that 'the power of the Crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished'. Dunning's motion did not refer to the monarch whose inept intervention had contributed...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...Dimmycratic Ticket. DUNNING John (Baron Ashburton) 1731-1783 3108 (motlon in the House of Commons) n who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies. 5027 Every m be diminished. DUNSANYLord 19063109 It is very seldom that the same man knows much of science, and...
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John Jebb and the Enlightenment Origins of British Radicalism

Anthony Page - 2003 - 309 páginas
...management. The best that could be achieved was the passing on 6 April of Cunning's famous but hollow motion that 'the power of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished'. Nevertheless, it is clear that the political establishment had been shaken. A 84 Address...
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The Cambridge Companion to Byron

Bone - 2004 - 305 páginas
...classic formulation of party principle was John Dunning's motion passed in the House of Commons (1780): 'The power of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.' Famous among Byron's older contemporaries had been the case of the Whig hero, John...
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Introduction to Political Science Two Series of Lectures

J. R. Seeley - 2005 - 396 páginas
...of the Crown. In the middle of George Ill's reign a resolution was proposed in the House of Commons that "the power of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." Nearly a century after the Rerolution this resolution was proposed, and it might have...
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A Short History Of Society: The Making Of The Modern World: The Making of ...

Evans, Mary - 2006 - 134 páginas
...England the writer Edmund Burke (1729-97), himself once a proponent of the Dunning Resolution of 1780 that 'the power of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished', was appalled by the Revolution in France and expressed these views in 1790 in Reflections...
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