Arguments for and Against an Union Between Great Britain and Ireland, Considered: To which is Prefixed, a Proposal on the Same Subject by Josiah Tucker, D.D., Dean of Gloucester

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الصفحة 11 - When at a lofs for fubje&s of grievance in Great Britain, they ever turn their eyes to this kingdom, in the kind hope that any feed of difcontent may be nourifhed,. by their foftering attention, into ftrength and maturity. — Incapable of beating the Minifter on his ownx ground, they change the place of attack, and wound him from the fide of Ireland.
الصفحة 17 - ... of the Protestant State Church in Ireland is provided for by Pitt in the fifth article of his proposed Union. Cooke is emphatic on this subject. When read in the light of subsequent events, there is something almost ludicrous in his assurance that " if Ireland was once united to Great Britain by a legislative union, and the maintenance of the Protestant Establishment were made a fundamental article of that union, then the whole power of the empire would be pledged to the Church Establishment...
الصفحة 2 - Prohibition againft -wearing, or ujing the Produce of either Kingdom, would be repealed; and all that unnatural War between the Commerce of the two Nations, would be at an...
الصفحة 3 - ... consolidated together. But, allowing it to be called a distinct kingdom at present, till it is united, so is Yorkshire a distinct county, and was formerly, in the times of the Heptarchy, a kingdom...
الصفحة 13 - In all our deliberations on this fubject we kept fteadily in our view, that which appears to us the greateft intereft of every true American, the confolidation of our Union, in which is involved our profperity, felicity) fafety, perhaps our national exiftence.
الصفحة 2 - Irish families to reside here than now do. In short, whatever wealth Ireland would draw from other countries by its produce, manufactures, and happy situation, all that would eventually centre in England.
الصفحة 13 - State in the Convention to be lefs rigid on points of inferior magnitude, than...
الصفحة 20 - Ireland ijiey are a formidable phalanx. Were a legislative union to take place, Irish lawyers would be deprived of the parliamentary market for their abilities and ambition; they could not attend the British parliament without renouncing business; they would be entirely confined to professional prospects, and mere political emoluments and situations would be taken from their grasp.
الصفحة 3 - Why truly our own people," (he is speaking of the Irish) "our own countrymen, who may as justly be called so, as the inhabitants of any neighbouring county, would perhaps carry some part of a manufacture from us to themselves.1 But what detriment would this be to the public?
الصفحة 12 - The former confederation of the United States was formed upon the model and example of all the confederacies, ancient and modern, in which the federal council was only a diplomatic body. Even the Lycian, which is thought to have been the best, was no more.

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