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SITTINGS AND PROCEDURE

place at Easter and Whitsuntide, and sometimes for a longer period in the autumn.
The opening of a new parliament, and of each new session, is attended by ceremonials which recall, and which date from, Plantagenet times. The king sits on his throne, with his great officers of state on either side. The benches of the house of lords are occupied by the lords spiritual and temporal, and by
the peeresses. The judges, summoned as attendants, sit on their woolsacks, in the middle. The commons, as beseems their humbler station, find such room as they can, at or near the bar, with their Speaker at their head.
The hours of sitting in the house of commons have altered much in the course of centuries. In the seventeenth century a sitting would begin with prayers at 8.30 or 9 in the morning. Difficulties about artificial light discouraged late sittings, and a common form of obstruction was to oppose the order that candles be brought in. In the eighteenth century the adjournment was still nominally till 9 o'clock in the next morning, but business practically began between 3 and 4 in the afternoon. There were late sittings, and it was the rays of the rising sun stealing through the windows of St. Stephen's that once suggested a wellknown peroration to the younger Pitt.
After the middle of the nineteenth century the frequency and duration of late sittings told heavily on the health and strength of

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