A Postliminious Preface to the Historical Review of the State of Ireland, (Google eBook)

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H. Fitzpatrick, 1804 - Ireland - 80 pages
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Page 160 - ALMIGHTY God, who art a strong tower of defence unto thy servants against the face of their enemies; We yield thee praise and thanksgiving for our deliverance from those great and apparent dangers wherewith we were compassed. We acknowledge it thy goodness that we were not delivered over as a prey unto them ; beseeching thee still to continue such thy mercies towards us, that all the world may know that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 74 - How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Page 34 - ... to seek a shelter for themselves and their helpless families, where chance may guide them. This is no exaggerated picture of the horrid scenes now acting in this country.
Page 89 - Cum quies mortalibus agris, the weakest voice is heard — the shepherd's whistle shoots across the listening darkness of the interminable heath, and gives notice that the wolf is upon his walk, and the same gloom and stillness that tempt the monster to come abroad, facilitate the communication of the warning to beware. Yes, through that silence the voice shall be heard ; yes, through that silence the shepherd shall be put upon his guard ; yes, through that silence shall the felon savage be chased...
Page 55 - Catholics be sensible of the benefit they possess by having so many characters of eminence pledged not to embark in the service of Government, except on the terms of the Catholic privileges being obtained...
Page 149 - Doe) of my own free will and accord in the presence of Almighty God and this...
Page 34 - ... certainly exceeds, in the comparative number of those it consigns to ruin and misery, every example that ancient...
Page 35 - Yet surely it is sufficient to awaken sentiments of indignation and compassion in the coldest bosoms. These horrors are now acting with impunity. The spirit of impartial justice (without which law is nothing better than an instrument of tyranny) has for a time disappeared in this county, and the supineness of the magistracy of Armagh is become a common topic of conversation in every corner of the kingdom.
Page 47 - ... could be by any general description. When you endeavour to convey an idea of a great number of barbarians, practising a great variety of cruelties upon an incalculable multitude of sufferers, nothing defined or specific finds its way to the heart ; nor is any sentiment excited, save that of a general, erratic, unappropriated commiseration.
Page 115 - I am also directed to desire that a new court-martial may be immediately convened for the trial of such prisoners as may be brought before them — and that none of the officers who sat upon Hugh Wollaghau be admitted as members.

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