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Now I ask you, what it is that has given you every thing? Is it not time?

And as time has given you every thing, reflect that time may alio take
every thing away from you ; but time is not necessary-negotiation alone

is sufficient to undo you.
When have you demanded, that you have not succeeded? and when have

you negotiated, that you have not been deceived ?Ilood.

-DU B L I N:
PRINTED BY J. STOCKDALE, 62, ABBEY-STREET,

NEAR CARLISLE BRIDGE.

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A R G U M E N T

FOR

INDEPENDENCE,

IN

OPPOSITION

TO AN

UNION, &c.

THERE is now no affectation of denying, that

the projected Union between Ireland and Great Britain, will be submitted in the next fellion to the consideration of Parliament; nor does any person who considers the consticution of that assembly, in the least doubt, what will be the decision of the question. But while it is not yet treason to discuss the subject, an Irishman may indulge the melancholy satisfaction of sympathizing with his countrymen upon the impenda ing calamity.

It is at least pardonable to be mistruftful of an event, avowedly brought forward to effect such a momentous and

permanent change ; and natural to look back to the effects of that Legislative subjection, fo like an Union, which already sublisted between these islands until 1782; the removal of which distressful condici

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