The History of Ireland, Volume 1

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827 - Ireland

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Page 13 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 337 - Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.
Page 415 - Ireland, in order to reduce the. people to obedience unto laws, and to extirpate the plants of vice; 'and that you are willing to pay from each house a yearly pension of one penny to St. Peter, and that you will preserve the rights of the L churches of this land whole and inviolate.
Page 414 - Full laudably and profitably hath your magnificence conceived the design of propagating your glorious renown on earth, and completing your reward of eternal happiness in heaven ; while, as a Catholic prince, you are intent on enlarging the borders of the Church, teaching the truth of the Christian faith to the ignorant and rude...
Page 396 - incomparably superior to that of any other nation. For their modulations are not slow and morose, as in the instruments of Britain, to which we are habituated ; but the sounds are rapid and precipitate, yet sweet and pleasing. It is wonderful that the musical proportion is preserved amidst such precipitate velocity of the fingers, and that the melody is rendered full and perfect, by an undeviating art, amidst such trembling modulations — such organic tones, so infinitely intricate — possessed...
Page 159 - Extortions and oppressions of the soldiers in various excursions from their quarters, for levying the King's rents, or supporting the civil power ; a rigorous and tyrannical execution of martial law in time of peace ; a dangerous and unconstitutional power assumed by the privy council in deciding causes...
Page 414 - Lord, and for the more convenient execution of this purpose requiring the counsel and favour of the apostolic see. In which, the maturer your deliberation and the greater the discretion of your procedure, by so much the happier, we trust, will be your progress, with the assistance of the Lord ; as all things are used to come to a prosperous end and issue, which take their beginning from the odour of faith and the love of religion.
Page 166 - That no extraordinary warrants of assistance, touching clandestine marriages, christenings, or burials, or any contumacies pretended against ecclesiastical jurisdiction, are to be issued or executed by any chief governor ; nor are the clergy to be permitted to keep any private prisons of their own for these causes, but delinquents in that kind are henceforth to be committed to the king's public jails and by the king's officers.
Page 415 - You then, most dear son in Christ, have signified to us your desire to enter into the island of Ireland, in order to reduce the people to obedience unto laws, and to extirpate the plants of vice ; and that you are willing to pay from each house a yearly pension of one penny to St.
Page 381 - ... estranged from the royal favour, and retired and unemployed, his fortune dissipated, his distresses urgent, and his prospects gloomy, he was pointed out to Dermod as likely to comply with his overtures, and the Irish prince accordingly pressed him with the most urgent solicitations. He even engaged to give him his daughter Eva in marriage, and to make him heir to his kingdom, though sensible that by the ancient customs of his country he had no power to nominate his heirs.

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