Ireland Under English Rule: Or, A Plea for the Plaintiff, Bind 1

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1903
 

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Side 68 - ... ere one year and a half they were brought to such wretchedness, as that any stony heart would have rued the same. Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them ; they looked like anatomies of death, they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves...
Side 262 - I have been charged with that importance, in the efforts to emancipate my country, as to be considered the key-stone of the combination of Irishmen, or as your Lordship expressed it, "the life and blood of the conspiracy.
Side 120 - 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.
Side 112 - THE Roman Catholics of this kingdom shall enjoy such privileges in the exercise of their religion, as are consistent with the laws of Ireland : or as they did enjoy in the reign of king Charles...
Side 71 - And no spectacle was more frequent in the ditches of towns, and especially in wasted countries, than to see multitudes of these poor people dead with their mouths all coloured green by eating nettles, docks, and all things they could rend up above ground.
Side 253 - ... might the frantic suicide hope that the act which destroys his miserable body, should extinguish his eternal soul Again I therefore warn you, do not dare to lay your hands on the constitution ; it is above your power.
Side 139 - It was a machine of wise and elaborate contrivance ; and as well fitted for the oppression, impoverishment, and degradation of a people, and the debasement, in them, of human nature itself, as ever proceeded from the perverted ingenuity of man.
Side 232 - Neither was it mine adversary that did magnify himself against me; for then peradventure I would have hid myself from him : 14 But it was even thou, my companion, my guide, and mine own familiar friend.
Side 48 - Adrian the bishop, the servant of the servants of God, to his most dear son in Christ, the noble king of England, sendeth greeting and apostolick benediction.
Side 94 - I wish that all honest hearts may give the glory of this to God alone, to whom indeed the praise of this mercy belongs.

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