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The law before us, my lords, seems to be the effect of that practice of which it is intended likewise to be the cause, and to be d ...
A severe though not unfriendly critic of our institutions said that "the cure for admiring the House of Lords was to go and look a ...
The House of Lords is the British Outer Mongolia for retired politicians.
Lives the man that can figure a naked Duke of Windlestraw addressing a naked House of Lords?
The nation looked upon him as a deserter, and he shrunk into insignificancy and an earldom.... He was fixed in the house of lords, ...
It is the consequence of this institution that not a school- house, a public pew, a bridge, a pound, a mill-dam, hath been set up, ...
Twenty thousand thieves landed at Hastings. These founders of the House of Lords were greedy and ferocious dragoons, sons of greed ...
We are fortunate to have inherited an institution (the House of Lords) which we certainly should never have had the intelligence t ...
[I]n Great-Britain it is said that their constitution relies on the house of commons for honesty, and the lords for wisdom; which ...
The House of Lords, architecturally, is a magnificent room, and the dignity, quiet, and repose of the scene made me unwillingly ac ...
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