Essays on Ireland

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Gill, 1888 - 313 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 96 - And the people said unto Saul, Shall Jonathan die, who hath wrought this great salvation in Israel ? God forbid: as the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair of his head fall to the ground; for he hath wrought with God this day. So the people rescued Jonathan, that he died not.
الصفحة 263 - Lecky has not chosen to deal with events in chronological order, nor does he present the details of personal, party, or military affaire. The work is rather an attempt 'to disengage from the great mass of facts those which relate to the permanent forces of the nation, or which indicate some of the more enduring features of national life...
الصفحة 246 - From wandering on a foreign strand ? If such there breathe, go, mark him well; For him no minstrel raptures swell ; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim, — Despite those titles, power, and pelf, The wretch, concentred all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonored, and unsung.
الصفحة 82 - Going to England is a very good thing, if it were not attended with an ugly circumstance of returning to Ireland.
الصفحة 95 - The remedy is wholly in your own hands ; and therefore I have digressed a little, in order to refresh and continue that spirit so seasonably raised among you ; and to let you see, that by the laws of GOD, of NATURE, of NATIONS, and of your COUNTRY, you ARE and OUGHT to be as FREE a people as your brethren in England.
الصفحة 14 - Ireland to be bound only by laws enacted by his Majesty and the parliament of that kingdom, in all cases whatever...
الصفحة 206 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.
الصفحة 98 - I cannot but highly esteem those gentlemen of Ireland, who, with all the disadvantages of being exiles and strangers, have been able to distinguish themselves by . their valour and conduct in so many parts of Europe, I think, above all other nations...
الصفحة 72 - Commons urged the magistrates on to greater activity in enforcing the law, and it resolved ' that the saying or hearing of Mass by persons who had not taken the oath of abjuration tended to advance the interests of the Pretender,' and again, ' that the prosecuting and informing against Papists was an honourable service to the Government.
الصفحة 206 - ... and though the public speaker should die, yet the immortal fire shall Outlast the organ which conveyed it; and the breath of liberty, like the word of the holy man, will not die with the prophet, but survive him. " I shall move you, that the king's most excellent majesty, and the lords and commons of Ireland, are the only power competent to make laws to bind Ireland.

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