A Postliminious Preface to the Historical Review of the State of Ireland

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H. Fitzpatrick, 1804 - 80 pagina's
 

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Pagina 16 - ALMIGHTY God, who art a strong tower of defence unto thy servants against the face of their enemies; We yield thee praise and thanksgiving for our deliverance from those great and apparent dangers wherewith we were compassed. We acknowledge it thy goodness that we were not delivered over as a prey unto them ; beseeching thee still to continue such thy mercies towards us, that all the world may know that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Pagina 74 - How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Pagina 34 - ... to seek a shelter for themselves and their helpless families, where chance may guide them. This is no exaggerated picture of the horrid scenes now acting in this country.
Pagina 55 - Catholics be sensible of the benefit they possess by having so many characters of eminence pledged not to embark in the service of Government, except on the terms of the Catholic privileges being obtained...
Pagina 5 - Doe) of my own free will and accord in the presence of Almighty God and this...
Pagina 34 - ... certainly exceeds, in the comparative number of those it consigns to ruin and misery, every example that ancient...
Pagina 35 - Yet surely it is sufficient to awaken sentiments of indignation and compassion in the coldest bosoms. These horrors are now acting with impunity. The spirit of impartial justice (without which law is nothing better than an instrument of tyranny) has for a time disappeared in this county, and the supineness of the magistracy of Armagh is become a common topic of conversation in every corner of the kingdom.
Pagina 47 - ... could be by any general description. When you endeavour to convey an idea of a great number of barbarians, practising a great variety of cruelties upon an incalculable multitude of sufferers, nothing defined or specific finds its way to the heart ; nor is any sentiment excited, save that of a general, erratic, unappropriated commiseration.
Pagina 115 - I am also directed to desire that a new court-martial may be immediately convened for the trial of such prisoners as may be brought before them — and that none of the officers who sat upon Hugh Wollaghau be admitted as members.

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