Memoirs of the Right Honourable Richard Lalor Sheil, Том 2

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H. Colburn, 1855 - Всего страниц: 830
 

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Стр. 176 - That an humble address be presented to his Majesty, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this house...
Стр. 206 - House resolves itself into a committee of the whole House, in order to consider the present state of the Church Establishment in Ireland, with the view of applying any surplus of the revenues not required for the spiritual care of its members to the general education of all classes of the people, without distinction of religious persuasion...
Стр. 234 - ... abandoning all reserve, and flinging off the slender veil by which his political associates affect to cover, although they cannot hide their motives — distinctly and audaciously tells the Irish...
Стр. 235 - The battles, sieges, fortunes, that he has passed " ought to have come back upon him. He ought to have remembered that, from the earliest achievement in which he displayed that military genius which has placed him foremost in the annals of modern warfare, down to that last and surpassing combat which has made his name imperishable — from Assaye to Waterloo — the Irish soldiers, with whom your armies are filled, were the inseparable auxiliaries to the glory with which his unparalleled successes...
Стр. 39 - Your anathema will take in one-half of Westminster Abbey : and is not the very dust into which the tongues and hearts of Pitt, and Burke, and Fox have mouldered better than the living hearts and tongues of those who have survived them ? If you were to try the question by the authorities of the dead, and by those voices which may be said to issue from the grave, how would you decide?
Стр. 37 - CALUMNIATORS of Catholicism, have you read the history of your country ? Of the charges against the religion of Ireland, the annals of England afford the confutation. The body of your common law was given by the Catholic Alfred.
Стр. 37 - I repeat it, with all the vehemence of indignant asseveration, utterly false is the charge habitually preferred against the religion which Englishmen have laden with penalties, and have marked with degradation. I can bear with any other charge but this — to any other charge I can listen with endurance : tell me that I prostrate myself before a sculptured marble ; tell me that to a...
Стр. 236 - I know, a generous heart in an intrepid breast ; — tell me, for you must needs remember — on that day when the destinies of mankind were trembling in the balance — while death fell in showers...
Стр. 234 - Prom the day on which Strongbow set his foot upon the shore of Ireland, Englishmen were never wanting in protestations of their deep anxiety to do us justice : — even...
Стр. 236 - France was levelled with a precision of the most deadly science — when her legions, incited by the voice, and inspired by the example of their mighty leader, rushed again and again to the onset — tell me, if for an instant, when, to hesitate for an instant was to be lost the "aliens...

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