The History of Ireland,: From the Treaty of Limerick to the Present Time: Being a Continuation of the History of the Abbé MacGeoghegan, Volume 1

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Page 77 - For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed, is the very definition of slavery. But in fact, eleven men well armed will certainly subdue one single man in his shirt.
Page 125 - Majesty that it is not by temporary expedients but by a free trade alone that this nation is now to be saved from impending ruin.
Page 205 - I also declare, that it is not an article of the catholic faith; neither am I thereby required to believe or profess that the pope is infallible, or that I am bound to obey any order in its own nature immoral, though the pope or any ecclesiastical power should issue or direct such order, but on the contrary, I hold that it would be sinful in me to pay any respect or obedience thereto...
Page 56 - In short, he was like Mr. Wood, all over brass, and he defied the armies of the living God. Goliah's conditions of combat were likewise the same with those of Wood : "if he prevail against us, then shall we be his servants." But if it happens that I prevail over him, I renounce the other part of the condition; " he shall never be a servant of mine ; for I do not think him fit to be trusted in any honest man's shop.
Page 56 - And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span. And he had an helmet of brass upon his head, and he was armed with a coat of mail ; and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of brass. And he had greaves of brass upon his legs, and a target of brass between his shoulders. And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam ; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron : and one bearing a shield...
Page 52 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 37 - Parliament in England, in the first year of the reign of their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary, intituled An Act declaring the rights and liberties of the Subject and settling the Succession of the Crown...
Page 87 - Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton ; and the peculiar happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people, whose loyalty and warm affection to me I consider as the greatest and most permanent security of my throne...
Page 29 - The conveniency of ports and havens, which nature has bestowed so liberally on this kingdom, is of no more use to us than a beautiful prospect to a man shut up in a dungeon.
Page 214 - M'Cracken, and one or two more of us, on the summit of M'Art's fort, took a solemn obligation, which I think I may say I have on my part endeavoured to fulfil — never to desist in our efforts until we had subverted the authority of England over our country, and asserted her independence.

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