Leaders Of Public Opinion In Ireland

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Pagina 3 - I should have smil'd and welcom'd death. But thus to perish by a villain's hand ! Cut off from nature's and from glory's course, Which never mortal was so fond to run.
Pagina 168 - House, in order to consider the present state of the church establishment in Ireland, with the view of applying any surplus of the revenues not required for the spiritual care of its members to the general education of all classes of the people, without distinction of religious persuasion.
Pagina 136 - I shall not resort in vain for assistance in these afflicting circumstances, and that you will be ready to adopt such measures of salutary precaution, and to entrust to me such additional powers, as may be found necessary for controlling and punishing the disturbers of the public peace, and for preserving and strengthening the Legislative Union between the two countries, which, with your support, and under the blessing of Divine Providence, I am determined to maintain by all the means in my power,...
Pagina 136 - ... such additional powers, as may be found necessary for controlling and punishing the disturbers of the public peace, and for preserving and strengthening the legislative union between the two countries, which, with your support, and under the blessings of Divine Providence, I am determined to maintain, by all the measures in my power, as indissolubly connected with the peace, security, and welfare of my people.
Pagina 305 - Poor old Dan! Wonderful, mighty, jovial and mean old man! With silver tongue and smile of witchery and heart of melting ruth! Lying tongue, smile of treachery^ heart of unfathomable fraud! What a royal yet vulgar soul! With the keen eye and potent...
Pagina 221 - Our country shall bleed for thy shame. Already the curse is upon her, And strangers her valleys profane ; They come to divide — to dishonour, And tyrants they long will remain. But onward ! — the green banner rearing, Go, flesh every sword to the hilt ; On our side is Virtue and Erin, On theirs is the Saxon and Guilt.
Pagina 255 - Crown and the existing law give to the government which shall not be exercised for the purpose of maintaining the union, the dissolution of which would involve not merely the repeal of an Act of Parliament but the dismemberment of this great Empire...
Pagina 24 - Though we sincerely venerate the supreme pontiff as visible head of the Church, we do not conceive that our apprehensions for the safety of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland can or ought to be removed by any determination of his Holiness, adopted, or intended to be adopted, not only without our concurrence, but in direct opposition to our repeated resolutions, and the very energetic memorial presented on our behalf, and so ably supported by our deputy, the Most Rev.
Pagina 22 - Britain from the ecclesiastical powers, and diligently to inquire whether any thing be contained therein which may be obnoxious to the government, or in any way disturb the public tranquillity. Since communication with the head of the church in spiritual and ecclesiastical concerns is not prohibited, but the inspection of the committee regards only matters of civil policy, this likewise ought to be acquiesced in.
Pagina 273 - They knew me — they appreciated me. They knew that I was the first apostle and founder of that sect of politicians whose cardinal doctrine is this — that the greatest and most desirable of political changes may be achieved by moral means alone, and that no human revolution is worth the effusion of one single drop of human blood. Human blood is no cement for the temple of human liberty.

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