A view of the danger and folly of being publick-spirited, and sincerely loving one's country; in the deplorable case of the Londonderry and Innishkilling regiments [by W. Hamill]. To which is added, the particular case of W. Hamill

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Page 43 - Soame, the Refolutions which they had directed him to report to the Houfe ; which he read in his Place, and afterwards delivered in at the Cleric's Table, where the fame were read, and are as follow, viz.
Page 45 - Kefoludons which they had directed him to report to the Houfe, which he read in his Place, and afterwards delivered in at the Table, where the fame were read, and (with an Amendment to one of them) agreed unto by the Houfe, and are as follows.
Page 17 - At his day thou shalt give him his hue, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart npon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.
Page 6 - Trusty and well beloved, we greet you well. The eminent and extraordinary service that you have performed unto us and our kingdoms in general, by your late resolute and unparalleled defence of that our city of Londonderry, as it does oblige us in the first place to an humble acknowledgment to Almighty God for His signal mercy in supporting the hearts and courages of our good subjects, amidst their great and various difficulties and distresses, arising...
Page 29 - ... taking into our serious consideration, as well the importance of this success, as that constancy and bravery by which it hath been brought to pass, — we would not omit signifying unto you, the just sense we have of this whole action, in which, having the greatest opportunity that can be put into the hands of any subjects of obliging their prince, you have in all points acquitted yourselves to our satisfaction, even beyond what could have been expected ; insomuch, that it now lies on our part...
Page 44 - That the faid addrefs be prefented to his majefty by fuch members of this houfe, as are of his majefty's moft honourable privy-council.
Page 22 - ... endeavours we understand you are using to put yourselves into a posture of defence, that you may not be surprised — wherein you may expect all the encouragements and assistance that can be given you from hence. And because we are persuaded that there are even of the Romish Communion many who are desirous to live peaceably, and do not approve of the violent and arbitrary proceedings of some who pretend to be in authority ; and we, thinking it just to make distinctions of persons, according to...
Page 43 - War to be confiderM, that they fhould no longer remain a poor Ruinous Spectacle to all ; a Scorn to their Enemies, and a Difcouragement to your...
Page 22 - ... and terrors you lie under ; that in the mean time we do Well approve of the endeavours we underftand you are...
Page 13 - We have lost all our estates, our blood, and our friends in the service of our country, and have had nothing for it these thirty-three years and upwards, but loyal promises, commissions without pay, recommendations from the Throne to the Parliaments, and Reports and Addresses back to the Throne again ; finely displaying the merit of our service and sufferings, and the justness of our claims.

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