An inquiry into the effects of the Irish grand jury laws: as affecting the industry, the improvement, and the moral character of the people of Ireland

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J. Murray, 1815 - Law - 120 pages
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Page 83 - for so many perches of road from the grand jury at twice the price that would make the road; and tenants are, by this means, as they take the road by contract, at the price given by the county, able to pay all they get by the job, over and above potatoes and salt, back again to the agent for the arrear
Page 81 - heaps of broken stones, on each side of the road. They were all armed with hammers, with which they began to pound with great diligence and noise as soon as they saw the carriage. " The chaise passed between these batteries, the stones flying on all sides. " ' How are you Jem ? How are you Phil ?"' said Larry. "
Page 39 - Boni, nescio quomodo, tardiores sunt, et principiis rerum neglectis ad • extremum ipsa denique necessitate excitantur; ita ut nonnunquam cunctatione ac tarditate dum otium volunt etiam sine dignitate retinere, ipsi utrumque amittant."*
Page 82 - they couldn't keep their cattle out of pound, nor themselves out of jail, but by making this road.'" " ' Is road-making, then, a very profitable business? Have road-makers higher wages than
Page 76 - to add a little more and a little more, to the sum demanded, that these taxes are apt to become altogether oppressive and intolerable. On the other hand, a duty
Page 58 - at two sundry times, of which the former would minister all things meet to purge and keep under the body, the other to
Page 82 - Then you've one great comfort and security, that he won't be particular about the swearing; for since ever he had
Page 79 - transported into England, and disposed of, one to each parish, and as many English brought back, and married to the Irish, the whole work of
Page 66 - of, but nearly the whole produce. The actual Cultivator is seldom better paid, than by scanty food, ragged raiment, and a miry hovel.
Page 81 - while I stop and get the stones out of the horses' feet. So you're making up the

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