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An Answer to Two Letters Addressed to ... Goerge Canning, by Henry ...
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Page 21 - And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.
Page 20 - For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them. And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same. And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.
Page 9 - O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
Page 19 - The oath to be administered to such Roman Catholics as submit to their Majesties' Government, shall be the oath abovesaid, and no other.
Page 4 - Sovereign, — to speak gravely of "a Keeper of the King's Conscience," — to say, that as " the King can do no wrong," as all his questionable acts must be regarded as the acts of his ministers, therefore they must direct him in such a case as this, — would be more foolish, even than it would be presumptuous. He might, and...
Page 9 - ... (Really this is by anticipation an answer to the very letter of all you have thought fit to say on this subject.) " You have the comfort of exercising your holy religion without control ; and to the benignity of Government and the liberality of Parliament, we are indebted for the establishment and endowment of a Roman Catholic College, on an extensive plan, which will afford a liberal education to our youth, and a supply of clergy to our Church, when the present generation have finished their...
Page 19 - ... 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.
Page 8 - I shall do this, not by argument — that would be too mortifying, — but by testimony; the testimony of those whom you have held forth to us as the miserable victims of oppression and persecution. Dr. Troy, in a pastoral letter dated Dublin, 25th May, 1798, makes a warm and handsome eulogy on the large share of civil, political, and religious rights with which the Roman Catholics were now legally invested. But another prelate, Dr. Moylan, expresses the same sentiments so much better, that I would...
Page 9 - The penal laws under which our fathers groaned, have been almost all done aivay." (Really this is by anticipation an answer to the very letter of all you have thought fit to say on this subject.) " You have the comfort of exercising your holy religion without control ; and to the benignity of Government and the liberality of Parliament, we are indebted for the establishment...
Page 4 - ... employ the language of human dealings, it is not with a view of insinuating parity of obligation where such parity does not exist, but because I cannot find any other terms which will so fully and so clearly explain my meaning. You have advanced and emphatically printed the following proposition—" The oath taken by the king is a purely personal act ; it is an act between himself and God.