A compendium of the history of Ireland, from the earliest period to the reign of George I

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Michael Anderson, 1823 - Ireland - 252 pages

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Page 260 - 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 the Second...
Page 252 - The garrison was allowed to march out with all the honours of war, and to be conveyed...
Page 281 - They who carried on this system, looked to the irresistible force of Great Britain for their support in their acts of power. They were quite certain that no complaints of the natives would be heard on this side of the water, with any other sentiments than those of contempt and indignation.
Page 282 - Whilst that temper prevailed, and it prevailed in all its force to a time within our memory, every measure was pleasing and popular, just in proportion as it tended to harass and ruin a set of people, who were looked upon as enemies to God and man ; and indeed as a race of bigoted savages who were a disgrace to human nature itself.
Page 257 - James, or those authorised by him to grant the same, in the several counties of Limerick, Clare, Kerry, Cork and Mayo, or any of them; and all the commissioned officers in their majesties quarters, that belong to the Irish regiments, now in being, that are treated with, and who are not prisoners of war, or have taken protection, and who shall return and submit to their majesties...
Page 336 - ... thousand pounds by the most favourable computation, half in the regular way, and half in the prudential.
Page 25 - The religion of the papists," say the Irish protestant archbishops and bishops of the seventeenth century, " is superstitious and idolatrous; their faith and doctrine erroneous and heretical; their church, in respect of both, apostatical. To give them, therefore, a toleration, or to consent that they may freely exercise their religion, and profess their faith and doctrine, is a grievous sin...
Page 146 - It cannot be imagined in how easy a method, and with what peaceable formality, this whole great kingdom was taken from the just lords and proprietors, and divided and given...
Page 292 - To render men patient, under a deprivation of all the rights of human nature, every thing which could give them a knowledge or feeling of those rights was rationally forbidden. To render humanity fit to be insulted, it was fit that it should be degraded.
Page 260 - ... as are consistent with the laws of Ireland, or as they did enjoy in the reign of king Charles II. ; and their majesties, as soon as their affairs will permit them to summon a parliament in this kingdom, will endeavour to procure the said Roman catholics such further security in that particular, as may preserve them from any disturbance upon the account of their said religion.

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