To prevent the European states from falling out over Africa there was an attempt by the European nations to arrange the division of Africa peacefully among themselves when in 1884 the Chancellor of Germany called a conference to be held in Berlin to discuss the partition of Africa among the nations of Europe that already had an interest there. It is a scene of ravage, of havoc like a conquered country. The policy in South Africa was inherited from the Liberal government. He was making Empire out to be exotic, glamorous, exciting, glorious and infused with a certain morality. You will maintain your country in its present position. The question of empire was not just debated in Parliament but talked about by all classes.
The congressional members of the sub government are also usually. It makes it easy to scan through your lists and keep track of progress. Its design had an important effect on the development of the more progressive tendencies in architecture and construction engineering in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In preceding speech, April 3. Someone wrote to me yesterday that no Jew for 1800 years has played so great a part in the world. Gentlemen, I venture to express my opinion, long entertained, and which has never for a moment faltered, that this is the disposition of the great mass of the people; and I am not misled for a moment by wild expressions and eccentric conduct which may occur in the metropolis of this country.
What is at the bottom of it is rather that principle of peace at any price which a certain party in this country upholds. It is whether you will be content to be a comfortable England, modelled and moulded upon continental principles and meeting in due course an inevitable fate, or whether you will be a great country, - an imperial country - a country where your sons, when they rise, rise to paramount positions, and obtain not merely the esteem of their countrymen, but command the respect of the world. The late 1880s and 1890s saw the European powers divide Africa up between themselves. Is it the universal development of the faculties of man that has rendered an island, almost unknown to the ancients, the arbiter of the world? Protection appears to be in about the same condition that Protestantism was in 1828. Gentleman has said, in a most extraordinary manner, that our security for peace at the present day is the desire of nations to keep at home. I see in all these efforts of the Church to represent every mood of the spiritual mind of man, no evidence that it will fall, no proof that any fatal disruption is at hand. No one has a right to go croaking about society, or, what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief.
A plentiful hay harvest drowned and the finest wheat the farmers have had for years all laid. The secrect of success is constancy of purpose. It ought to have been accompanied by an imperial tariff, by securities for the people of England for the enjoyment of unappropriated lands which belonged to the sovereign as their trustee, and by a military code which should have precisely defined the means and the responsibilities by which the colonies should be defended, and by which, if necessary, this country should call for aid from the colonies themselves. Recently they have obtained - and wisely obtained - a great extension of political rights; and when the people of England see that under the constitution of this country, by means of the constitutional cause which my right honourable friend the Lord Mayor has proposed, they possess every personal right of freedom, and, according to the conviction of the whole country, also an adequate concession of political rights, is it at all wonderful that they should wish to elevate and improve their condition, and is it unreasonable that they should ask the Legislature to assist them in that behest as far as it is consistent with the general welfare of the realm? And what has been the result? Many people fail to realize that countless. It is the last drop in the bitter cup which the landed interest will have to swallow. You have threatened every corporation and endowment in the country.
Why, the people of England would be greater idiots than the Jacobinical leaders of London even suppose, if, with their experience and acuteness, they should not long have seen that the time had arrived when social, and not political improvement is the object which they ought to pursue. The most notable major redevelopment occurred in under the Prominent, Radical Liberal , , founder of the. Gentlemen, we were first told that the Church was asleep, and it is very possible, as everybody, civil and spiritual, was asleep forty years ago, that that might have been the case. In the few observations that I shall presume to make on this occasion I will confine myself to some suggestions as to the present state of the Constitutional cause and the prospects which you, as a great Constitutional party, have before you. It involves the state of the dwellings of the people, the moral consequences of which are not less considerable than the physical.
They have no sympathy with them. Upon you depends the issue. The Liberal party cannot complain that they have not had fair play. In 1941 its demolition was completed because it served as a guide to enemy bombing planes. Lord Beaconsfield had certainly the power of appealing in his policy, in his character, and in his career, to the imagination of his countrymen and of foreigners, a power which was not extinguished even by death. Why, the views which I expressed in the great capital of the county of Lancaster have been held up to derision by the Liberal Press.
La reine Victoria qui règne depuis 1837 en 1861 perd son époux, à la suite de quoi elle entre dans un deuil profond et se retire de la vie publique. Member for the West Riding referred. The people of England have expressed, in a manner which cannot be mistaken, that they will uphold the ancient Monarchy of England, the Constitutional Monarchy of England, limited by the co-ordinate authority of the Estates of the Realm but limited by nothing else. You know how that effort was encountered — how these views and principles were met by the triumphant statesmen of Liberalism. Under any circumstances we should have bewailed the catastrophe at Washington; under any circumstances we should have shuddered at the means by which it was accomplished. They were franchises as ancient as those of the baronage of England; and, while they abolished them, they proposed no substitute.
For the last forty years the most depreciating comparisons have been instituted between the sovereignty of England and the sovereignty of a great republic. Now in what light is the party of which we are members viewed by the country, and what relation does public opinion bear to our opinions and our policy? Through the sympathy of the colonies with the mother country. I cannot conceive how our distant colonies can have their affairs administered except by self-government. Only six months ago the advanced guard of Liberalism, 2 acting in entire unison with that spirit of assault upon the Monarchy which the literature and the political confederacies of Liberalism have for forty years encouraged, flatly announced itself as Republican, and appealed to the people of England on that distinct issue. If the first is to maintain the institutions of the country, the second is, in my opinion, to uphold the empire of England.