Memoirs of the Different Rebellions in Ireland, from the Arrival of the English: Also: A Particular Detail of that which Broke Out the XxIIId of May, MDCCXCVIII; with the History of the Conspiracy which Preceded it, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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R. Marchbank, and sold by J. Archer, 1802 - Ireland
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Page 417 - YOUR patriotic exertions in the cause of your country have hitherto exceeded your most sanguine expectations, and in a short time must ultimately be crowned with success. Liberty has raised her drooping head, thousands daily flock to her standard, the voice of her children every where prevails. Let us then in the moment of triumph, return thanks to the Almighty Ruler of the Universe, that a total stop has been put to those sanguinary measures, which of late were but too often resorted to by the creatures...
Page 419 - I do further declare that neither hopes, fears, rewards or punishments, shall ever induce me directly or indirectly, to inform on, or give evidence against any member or members of this or similar societies, for any act or expression of theirs, done or made collectively or individually, in or out of this society, in pursuance of the spirit of this obligation.
Page 231 - 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 ; and as a means of absolute and immediate necessity in the establishment of this chief good of Ireland, I will endeavour, as much as lies in my ability, to forward a brotherhood of affection, an identity of interests, a communion of rights, and...
Page 421 - ... and horror of the crimes of the above delinquents, do call on our countrymen at large to use every exertion in their power to apprehend the bodies of the aforesaid James Boyd...
Page 230 - Resolved that the weight of English influence in the government of this country is so great as to require a cordial union among all the people of Ireland, to maintain that balance which is essential to the preservation of our liberties and the extension of our commerce.
Page 229 - ... their welfare ; We think it our duty, as Irishmen, to come forward, and state what we feel to be our heavy grievance, and what we know to be its effectual remedy.
Page 225 - Protestant Ascendancy," we have further resolved, that we consider the protestant ascendancy to consist in A Protestant King of Ireland, A Protestant Parliament, A Protestant Hierarchy, Protestant Electors and Government, The Benches of Justice, The Army and the Revenue. Through all their Branches and Details, Protestant: And this System Supported by a Connection with the Protestant Realm of Britain.
Page 355 - They thought it no more a sin to kill a protestant than a dog. Had it not been that they were so soon quashed, they would have fought with each other for the property of the protestants they were beginning before the battle of Vinegar-hill.
Page 291 - Despotism ; and that capital which a few hours past witnessed the debauchery, the plots and crimes, of your tyrants, is now the citadel of triumphant patriotism and virtue. Arise, then, United Sons of Ireland ! arise like a great and powerful people, determined to live free or die. Arm yourselves by every means in your power, and rush like lions on your foes.
Page 551 - ... can be given with a prospect of success. They may be assured that Mr Pitt will do his utmost to establish their cause in the public favour, and prepare the way for their finally attaining their objects.

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