Life of the Right Hon. Francis Blackburne: Late Lord Chancellor of Ireland, Sometime Also Master of the Rolls, Lord Chief-justice of the Queen's Bench, and Lord Justice of Appeal, Chiefly in Connection with His Public and Political Career

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Macmillan, 1874 - 335 pagina's
 

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Pagina 2 - wills, and indeed statutes, and all written instruments, the " grammatical and ordinary sense of the words is to be adhered "to, unless that would lead to some absurdity, or repugnance, " or inconsistency with the rest of the instrument ; in which case " the grammatical and ordinary sense of the words may be modified " so as to avoid that absurdity and inconsistency ; but no farther.
Pagina 334 - Was this then the fate of that high-gifted man, " The pride of the palace, the bower and the hall, " The orator, — dramatist, — minstrel, — who ran " Through each mode of the lyre, and was master of all...
Pagina xii - For there is no nation of people under the sun that doth love equal and indifferent justice better than the Irish, or will rest better satisfied with the execution thereof, although it be against themselves ; so as they may have the protection and benefit of the law when upon just cause they do desire it.
Pagina 177 - ... present circumstances, more free from objection, and more effectual in itself, than any which now exists, and which would at the same time admit of extending such indulgences as must conciliate the higher orders of the catholics, and by furnishing to a large class of your majesty's Irish subjects a proof of the good-will of the united parliament, afford the best chance of giving full effect to the great object of the union — that of tranquillizing Ireland, and attaching it to this country.
Pagina 177 - For himself, he is on full consideration convinced, that the measure would be attended with no danger to the established church, or to the Protestant interest in Great Britain or Ireland : — That now the Union has taken place, and with the new provisions which...
Pagina 272 - or book of "Sacred Poetry " being read in any of the National Schools, nor do they allow them to be read as part of the ordinary School business, (during which all children, of whatever denomination they...
Pagina 328 - Ireland ; and that the doctrine, worship, discipline, and government of the said united church shall be, and shall remain in full force for ever, as the same are now by law established for the church of England ; and that the continuance and preservation of the said united church, as the established church of England and Ireland, shall be deemed and taken to be an essential and fundamental part of the Union...
Pagina 99 - Marry, so there have bin divers good plots devised, and wise councels cast already about reformation of that realm ; but they say it is the fatal destiny of that land, that no purposes whatsoever which are meant for her good will prosper or take good effect ; which, whether it proceed from the very genius of the soyle, or influence of the starres, or that Almighty God hath not yet appointed the time of her reformation, or that he reserveth her in this unquiet state still for some secret scourge,...
Pagina 177 - ... interests of the Established Church, and the security of the constitution and government, might be effectually strengthened by requiring the political test, before referred to, from the preachers of all Catholic or Dissenting congregations, and from the teachers of schools of every denomination. ' It is on these principles Mr. Pitt humbly conceives a new security might be obtained for the civil and ecclesiastical constitution of this country, more applicable to the present circumstances, more...
Pagina 282 - Although it is not designed to exclude from the list of Books for 'the combined instruction, such portions of Sacred History, or of religious or moral teaching, as may be approved of by the Board, it is to be understood that this is by no means intended to convey 'a perfect and sufficient religious Education, or to supersede the necessity of separate religious instruction on the day set apart "for that purpose.

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