Robert Walpole

Robert Walpole

Earl of Oxford, the Whig leader, who is considered the first Prime Minister of Great Britain
Some members of both Houses have, it is true, been removed from their employments under the Crown; but were they ever told, either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants, that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament?More Robert Walpole quotes [07/16/2011 05:07:10]
And here a most heinous charge is made, that the nation has been burdened with unnecessary expenses for the sole purpose of preventing the discharge of our debts and the abolition of taxes.More Robert Walpole quotes [07/16/2011 05:07:45]
All history is a lie!More Robert Walpole quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I can not, therefore, see how this can be imputed as a crime, or how any of the king's ministers can be blamed for his doing what the public has no concern in; for if the public be well and faithfully served it has no business to ask by whom.More Robert Walpole quotes [07/16/2011 05:07:39]
And therefore, for the sake of my mater, without any regard for my own, I hope all those that have a due regard for our constitution and for the rights and prerogatives of the crown, without which our constitution can not be preserved, will be against this motion.More Robert Walpole quotes [07/16/2011 05:07:52]

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