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 339 - Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.
Page 416 - 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, exterminating the...
Page 417 - If then you be resol ed to carry the design you have conceived into effectual execution, study to form this nation to virtuous manners; and labour, by yourself, and others whom you shall judge meet for this work, in faith, word, and life, that the church may be there adorned, that the religion of the Christian faith may be planted and grow up, and that all things pertaining to the honour of God and the salvation of souls be so ordered, that you may be entitled to the fulness of eternal reward from...
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 416 - ... 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, exterminating the roots of vice from the field of the 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...
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...
Page 383 - ... 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.
Page 417 - 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 395 - The sciences and liberal arts, taught in the Irish colleges, were, Theology, Grammar, Rhetoric, Logic, Arithmetic, Music, Geometry, and Astronomy. Of these, the last seven were methodically comprised and digested in a disquisition, which had been written by

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