The Dangerous Consequences of Parliamentary Divisions
Excerpt from The Dangerous Consequences of Parliamentary Divisions: Occasion'd by Refusal of the Place Bill, the Act of Indemnity, &C When a M'ni er, by a long-continued Series of Male Praf't'ices, has rendered himfelf obnoxious to the People in general, the fcreen ing of fuch a Perfon by any one Part of the Legi ature, will be very apt to raife in the Brealts of the Public, 3 Diftrufl: of what they ought always to look upon with the greateft Reverence; it will create in 'them had and dif'temper'd Thoughts, and in the Freedom of their Speeches owing from the Height of their Refentments, they will pre cipitate themfelves into the greatelt Epormi ties, and talk difrefpeflfully of majuty it felf. Obedience is undoubtedly the Duty of the People, but in return of that, they ex peet the regal Power to protef't them in their Rights and Privileges, and, when their juf't Complaints are oifer'd, to redrels their Griev anecs. Thofe therefore who obfiruft the Courfe of Juftice, or, which is worfe, ablo lutely put a Step thereto without any fufi'i cient Reafon affigned, can be no Friends to their Monarch, whom by that Means they deprive of one of the greate: Prerogatives of Royalty, doing Juf'tice to the Injured, and te venging their Wrongs on their Opprelfor. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."