The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1

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Scribner, Armstrong, and Company, 1873 - British
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Page 261 - That no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superiority, pre-eminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 261 - I AB do swear, That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, That princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 125 - I am persuaded that this is a righteous judgment of God upon these barbarous wretches, who have imbrued their hands in so much innocent blood ; and that it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future. Which are the satisfactory grounds to such actions, which otherwise cannot but work remorse and regret.
Page 256 - But they obtained a promise that they should enjoy such privileges in the exercise of their religion as were consistent with the law, or as they had enjoyed in the reign of Charles the Second.
Page 204 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance, to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary : So help me God.
Page 549 - In the latter, indeed, in the form in which it has come down to us, the...
Page 127 - I meddle not with any man's conscience. But if by liberty of conscience, you mean a liberty to exercise the mass, I judge it best to use plain dealing, and to let you know, where the Parliament of England have power, that will not be allowed of.
Page 392 - The resentment which they carried with them continued to burn in their new homes ; and in the War of Independence England had no fiercer enemies than the grandsons and great-grandsons of the Presbyterians who had held Ulster against Tyrconnell.
Page 138 - The worst means of governing the Irish is to give them their own way. In concession they see only fear, and those that fear them they hate and despise. Coercion succeeds better : they respect a master hand, though it be a hard and cruel one.
Page 541 - Shall Jonathan die, who hath wrought 20 this great salvation in Israel ? God forbid: as the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair of his head fall to the ground; for lie hath wrought with God this day.

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