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My Lord it is no joke: the subject is a very serious one – it
is not or was
a dispensing legislative power – a more than dispensing power – a legislative power – assumed accrued in the highest executive situation – assumed exercised deliberately knowing it to be illegal – with full notice of the illegality after evading him notice – after receiving it notwithstanding such concern – assumed upon a full instance of seeing as a statute what is not in that statute nor any where else, but in his own imagination and his own wishes – such a power be it exercised
by who it may besides the legislature – is no joke.
My Lord it is not necessary to be a great
man in order to committ a great crime – not
more in order to committ a great political state crime
of state

To committ a great crime or even a great state
crime it is not necessary a man should have a
great personal character – or any personal character
at all. A great man is to this purpose
as well as to so many other purposes – any
man whatever in a great place. Gentlemen may say what they please – There is
nothing in the Duke of Portland – no nor even
in Mr John King – to prevent th his being
so far forth a great man as a man any man, may
make himself
by having committed a great crime, to prevent
his being a great man, for the purpose of committing
a great crime.

There are three circumstances of greatness at any rate

Three things at any rate are great: a great
in the case –
the power assumed, great: the specifically great, if not individually great in itself at any
rate whatsoever may have been the application of it object it may have been emprized to effect. The situation in which it
was assumed great: the office under of
which it was assumed great, elements of greatness
great and numerous enough of all conscience: All
else may be little little to any degree of
without any essential of the course. The

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