The negotiations involved Garrick in a bitter quarrel with Macklin, who appears to have had a real grievance in the matter.
The alleged grievance was, however, exploited to the utmost extent by the Nationalist party.
in the matter of office-holding, a grievance centuries old in Cuba as in other Spanish colonies, and guarantees of personal liberties.
Nana Sahib had a grievance against the British government because they refused to continue to him the pension of eight lakhs of rupees (-(80,000) which was promised to Baji Rao by Sir John Malcolm on his surrender in 1818.
At the same time the barons, headed by the earls of Norfolk and Hereford, raised the old grievance about feudal service beyond seas, which had been so prominent in the time of King John.
The earliest struggles between the king and the people testify to the extent to which this prerogative became a public grievance, and the charter by which its exercise was bounded (Carta de Foresta) was in substance part of the greatest constitutional code imposed by his barons upon King John.
It is a special grievance that the wicked when they die are buried with pomp and ceremony, while men who have acted well are forgotten 3 in the city (viii.
He had, moreover, a further grievance against the emperor as Leopold refused to recognize his right to the Silesian duchies of Liegnitz, Brieg and Wohlau, which had been left without a ruler in 1675.
It exhibits an accurate knowledge of French constitutional history skilfully applied in an attempt to show that an existing actual grievance was not only philosophically unjust but constitutionally illegal.
It was very acceptable to the baronage, who had suffered, on a smaller scale, the same grievance as the king, for when their subtenants transferred estates to the church, they (like their masters) suffered a permanent loss of feudal revenue.
The request was granted, and the right of electing parish ministers was conferred by the Patronage Act 1874 on the congregation; thus a grievance of old standing, from which all the ecclesiastical troubles of a century and a half had sprung, was removed and the church placed on a thoroughly democratic basis.
Nick could raise a grievance about the way he has been treated.
Moreover, the capital and some territory round it was made into a " Federal district " - another grievance intensifying the antagonism of the state to the central power.
At times of bad trade even those who usually depend on their own resources seek the aid of experienced agents, who sometimes find a grievance if their services are rejected when trade improves and sales are made easily.
The poll-tax was no more than the spark which fired the mine; it merely provided a good general grievance on which all malcontents could unite.
As this was the second largest number he was declared vice-president, but he began his eight years in that office (1789-1797) with a sense of grievance and of suspicion of many of the leading men.
At the end of 1851 an important event took place, which ended a long-standing grievance on the part of the queen, in Lord Palmerston's dismissal from the office of foreign secre- The tary on account of his expressing approval of Louis Napoleon's coup d'etat in Paris.
The people were led to revolt against the mother country through sympathy with the other colonies rather than through any grievance of their own.
In the matter of the estimation of their relative strength the main grievance of the Nonconformists is that the law classes as members of the Church of England that enormous floating population which is really conscious of no ecclesiastical allegiance at all.
These laws, enforced by fines often arbitrary and excessive, were a great grievance to the unfortunate owners of land within or 1 Manwood's Treatise of the Forest Laws (4th edition, 1717).
Enough has already been said as to the relations between the missionaries, the Boer farmers and the Hottentots; this grievance, however, " proved quite secondary to the intensity of feeling with which the colonists saw the steps taken by the government to deprive them of that labour (slave labour) over which they claimed an unquestionable right of property."
On the 22nd of July 1689 the Convention which declared the throne vacant and called William and Mary to fill it, declared in its Claim of Right that prelacy and the superiority of any office in the church above ministers had been a great and insupportable grievance to Scotland.
The church could have given more weight to the wishes of the people; she professed to regard patronage as a grievance, and the annual instructions of the assembly to the commission (the committee representing the assembly till its next meeting) enjoined that body to take advantage of any opportunity which might arise for getting rid of the grievance of patronage, an injunction which was not discontinued till 1784.
An ardent opponent of Catholic Emancipation, he delivered in 1807 a speech on the subject which helped to give the deathblow to the Grenville administration, upon which he became chancellor of the exchequer under the duke of Portland, whom in 1809 he succeeded in the premiership. Notwithstanding that he had the assistance in the cabinet of no statesman of the first rank, he succeeded in retaining office till he was shot by a man named Bellingham, a bankrupt with a grievance, who had vainly applied to him for redress, in the lobby of the House of Commons on the 11th of May 1812.
any moment whole counties might take arms in sheer lawlessness, or for some local grievance.
decency in society was a grievance to him.
The motion was lost but the House resolved to bring in a bill for repealing the Corporation Act, and ten years later (March 5) the Grand Committee of Grievances reported to the House its opinion (I) that the rights of the City of London in the election of sheriffs in the year 1682 were invaded and that such invasion was illegal and a grievance, and (2) that the judgment given upon the Quo Warranto against the city was illegal and a grievance.
But the men of Novgorod, in their semi-independent republic, continued (1255-1257) to give the grand-duke trouble, their chief grievance being the imposition of a Tatar tribute, which they only submitted to in 1259 on the rumour of an impending Tatar invasion.
Fitzherbert, in deploring the gradual discontinuance of the practice of marling land, had alluded to the grievance familiar in modern times of tenants "who, if they should marl and make their holdings much better, fear lest they should be put out, or make a great fine or else pay more rent."
The aim should be to resolve the grievance at the lowest relevant level.
In 90 per cent of cases within the New Zealand system, the mediation stage settles the grievance.
lodgere is a minimum 28 day period after lodging the grievance before an employe can take his claim to an employment tribunal.
When at length in October 1768 he tendered his resignation on the ground of shattered health, he did not fail to mention the dismissal of Amherst and Shelburne as a personal grievance.
West Ham, tho they got back level, nursed legitimate grievance.
She still has to send a written grievance to the salon.
This will tackle a long-standing grievance of many pensioners.
grievance procedure will apply in most cases.
deal again with the great grievance of the royal forests.
grievance meeting followed by an appeal stage.
Managing Discipline and grievance more buy Help your managers take the fear and stress out of dealing with discipline and grievance in the workplace.
You have the right to take a trade union representative or fellow worker into a disciplinary or grievance hearing.
Any member having a grievance might lay a formal complaint before his "body master," who thereupon conferred with the officers of the neighbouring divisions and secured members from a distance to make away with the offending person.
One of these, Giving Alms no Charity, and Employing the Poor a Grievance to the Nation (1704), is extraordinarily far-sighted.
These losses of territory held by a brother people are still felt as a grievance by many Belgians.
The diet of Spires, which met in 1570, was mainly occupied in discussing measures for preventing the abuses caused by the enlistment by foreigners of German mercenary troops, but nothing was done to redress this grievance, as the estates were unwilling to accept proposals which placed more power in the emperors hands.
In the former, in spite of, or perhaps because of, the attempt to crush the Polish language and spirit, the Polish element continuously increased, reinforced by immigrants from across the frontier; in the latter the Danish language more than held its own, for similar reasons, but the treaty signed on the 11111 of January 1907 between Prussia and Denmark, as to the status of the Danish optantsin the duchies, removed the worst grievance from which the province was suffering (see SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN QUESTION).
The jobbing of land by the official clique, whose frequent intermarriages won for them the name of "The Family Compact," the undoubted grievance of the "Clergy Reserves" and the well-meaning high-handedness and social exclusiveness of military governors, who tried hard but unavailingly to stay the democratic wave, soon revived political discord, which found a voice in that born agitator, William Lyon Mackenzie.
The Opposition, consisting chiefly of the independence party led by Francis Kossuth (eldest son of Louis Kossuth), made capital out of the grievance and decided to obstruct ministerial measures until the supernumeraries should be discharged.
He maintained all the forms of government established by his father, but ruled in a far more enlightened spirit; he tolerated every form of religious opinion, abolished the use of torture, was most careful to secure an exact and impartial administration of justice, and, while keeping the reins of government strictly in his own hands, allowed every one with a genuine grievance free access to his presence.
At the same time it is difficult to see how this grievance can be remedied without inflicting serious injury, almost ruin, upon the salt trade.
Nevertheless some such grievance may possibly have been among the causes which determined his journey.
The granting away by William of the private estate of James, amounting to £2 a year, to which Anne had some claim, was made a grievance, and a factious motion brought forward in the House to increase her civil list pension of £30,000, which she enjoyed in addition to £ under her marriage settlement, greatly displeased William and Mary, who regarded it as a plot to make Anne independent and the chief of a separate interest in the state, while their resentment was increased by the refusal of Anne to restrain the action of her friends, and by its success.
Here the matter might have remained, but that the approach to parliament of the United and the Free Churches after the decision of the House of Lords in 1904 (see Free Church and UNITED Free Church) offered an opportunity for asking parliament to remove a grievance the church herself had no power to deal with.
It is needless to trace the ordinary routine of his service step by step. The officers of the U.S.navy have one great advantage which British officers are without; when on shore they are not necessarily parted from the service, but are employed in their several ranks in the differentdockyards,escaping thus not only the private grievance and pecuniary difficulties of a very narrow half-pay, but also, what from a public point of view is much more important, the loss of professional aptitude, and of that skill which comes from unceasing practice.
Grievance Procedures - Includes both client and business, anything from child abuse issues to state legal sanctions for breaking the rules.
In 1988, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists filed a public grievance against Dr. Phil for what they called an "inappropriate dual relationship" with a patient.
For some years past the " wearing of the green " had been regarded by the army authorities as improper, and friction had consequently occurred, but the queen's order put an end in a graceful manner to what had formerly been a grievance.
Count Romanones, desiring to educate the electors, had been busy establishing schools; but the sweeping victory of the Liberals at the polls2 was probably far more due to the fact that this was the first election held under Seor Mauras Local Administration Act, and that the ignorant electors, indignant at being forced to vote under penalty of a fine, where they did not spoil their ballot papers, voted against the Conservatives as the authors of their grievance.
amicus advice: take out a grievance, as there are no quotas for profile matches in any service.
A final grievance mentioned by NGOs is that the government is very averse to bilateral and multilateral donors channeling resources straight to NGOs.
complaints of harassment, which should normally be directed through the official grievance procedure.
deputed here to get grievances redressed; are not yourselves become the greatest grievance?
Where you say you were unfairly, constructively dismissed, you must follow the Grievance Procedure.
There is a minimum 28 day period after lodging the grievance before an employe can take his claim to an employment tribunal.
The Employment Department have Consultants that are fully trained to hold a disciplinary, grievance or appeal on behalf of a Company.
I was signed off sick with stress and had embarked on the company grievance procedure to buy some time to find another job.
In the event of no employe response within the specified time limit, the grievance will be deemed to have been satisfactorily resolved.
Why not speak to your colleagues and submit a collective grievance and try to get the water cooler put back.
Even in unorganized workplaces, it is acknowledged good practice to consult with employees over ways in which disciplinary and grievance matters are handled.
Another grievance of the West was the large expenditure for internal improvements at state expense in the East compared with the scanty proportion allotted to the West.
The first under John Culpeper in 1677 was primarily economic in character, the chief grievance being the payment of an export duty on tobacco.
Fitzherbert, in deploring the gradual discontinuance of the practice of marling land, had alluded to the grievance familiar in modern times of tenants " who, if they should marl and make their holdings much better, fear lest they should be put out, or make a great fine or else pay more rent."
grievance in writing.
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