Union Pamphlets, المجلد 7

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الصفحة 52 - ... island who are ready in the hour of danger to stand forward in defence of that grand palladium of our liberties, the...
الصفحة 47 - I call on any man who hears me, to take down my words ; — you have not been elected for this purpose — you are appointed to make laws and not legislatures — you are appointed to act under the constitution, not to alter it — you are appointed to exercise the functions...
الصفحة 50 - ... protection ! No— but round the laws and constitution and independence of the country. What were the affections and motives that called us into action ? To protect our families, our properties, and our liberties. What were the antipathies by which we were excited ? Our abhorrence of French principles and French ambition. What was it to us that France was a republic ? I rather rejoiced when I saw the ancient despotism of France put down.
الصفحة 45 - I promised them on that occasion, that if the fancy for taking down words continued, I would indulge them in it to the top of their bent. Sir, I am determined to keep my word with them, and I now will not insinuate, but I will directly assert, that base and wicked as is the object proposed, the means used to effect it have been more flagitious and abominable.
الصفحة 1 - An Impartial View of the Causes Leading This Country to the Necessity of an UNION...
الصفحة 47 - Are you competent to transfer your legislative rights to the French council of five hundred ? Are you competent to transfer them to the British Parliament ? I answer, No. When you transfer you abdicate, and the great original trust reverts to the people from whom it issued.
الصفحة 47 - I state the doctrine under which the house of Hanover derives its title to the throne. Has the king a right to transfer his crown ? Is he competent to annex it to the crown of Spain, or any other country ? No...
الصفحة 52 - We regard every loyal subject as our friend, " be his religion what it may, we have no enmity but to the enemies of our
الصفحة 47 - I, in the most express terms, deny the competency of Parliament to do this act. I warn you, do not dare to lay your hand on the constitution. I tell you that if, circumstanced as you are, you pass this act, it will be a nullity, and that no man in Ireland will be bound to obey it.
الصفحة 57 - Britain, and could not fail of success, as soon as the councils of that kingdom were influenced by the avowed friends of the constitution. " Such a spirit of constitutional liberty communicating itself from one kingdom to the...

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