History of the Civil War in Ireland, Containing an Impartial Account of the Proceedings of the Irish Revolutionists, from the Year 1782 Until the Suppression of the Intended Revolution: To which is Prefixed a Geographical and Historical Account of Ireland, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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S. Butler & Pechin & Frailey by J. W. Butler, 1805 - Ireland
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Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 64 - I know that opinion is, for the present, too hasty, though a very little time may establish it universally, I have not made it a part of the resolutions. I have only proposed to set up a reformed parliament as a barrier against that mischief which every honest man that will open his eyes must see in every instance overbears the interest of Ireland. I have not said one word that looks like a wish for separation, though I give it to you and your friends as my most decided opinion, that such an event...
Page 60 - I, AB in the presence of God, do pledge myself to my country that I will use all my abilities and influence in the attainment of an impartial and adequate representation of the Irish nation in parliament...
Page 143 - free, and you are about to be avenged. That " vile government, which has so long and so *' cruelly oppressed you, is no more. Some of " its most atrocious monsters have already paid " the forfeit of their lives, and the rest are in
Page 258 - To promote a union of brotherhood and affection among our countrymen of all religious persuasions, has been our principal object : we have sworn in the most solemn manner — have associated for this laudable purpose, and no power on earth shall shake our resolution.
Page 146 - Vengeance, Irishmen ! vengeance on your oppressors ! Remember what thousands of your dearest friends have perished by their merciless orders. Remember their burnings, their rackings, their torturings, their military massacres, and their legal murders. Remember Orr ! Mr.
Page 123 - Irishman), on being pointed out by some loyal neighbour, was immediately seized and brought into a guardhouse, where caps, either of coarse linen or strong brown paper, besmeared inside with pitch, were always kept ready for service. The unfortunate victim had one of these, well heated, compressed on his head, and when judged of a proper degree of coolness, so that it could not be easily pulled off, the sufferer was turned out amidst the horrid acclamations of the merciless torturers...
Page 62 - WE HAVE NO NATIONAL GOVERNMENT; we are ruled by Englishmen, and the servants of Englishmen, whose object is the interest of another country, whose instrument is corruption, and whose strength is the weakness of Ireland...
Page 145 - Rouse all the energies of your " souls : call forth all the merit and abilities " which a vicious government consigned to " obscurity; and under the conduct of your " chosen leaders march with a steady step to " victory. Heed not the glare of hired soldiery " or aristocratic yeomanry: they cannot stand " the vigorous shock of freedom. Their trap...
Page 118 - March the thirtieth, 1798, was a declaration, that a traitorous conspiracy, existing within the kingdom, for t'he destruction of the established government, had been considerably extended, and had manifested itself in acts of open violence and rebellion ; and that in consequence thereof, the most direct and positive orders had been issued to the officers commanding his Majesty's forces to employ them with the utmost vigour and decision, for the immediate suppression of this conspiracy, and for ....

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