The history of the rebellion and civil-war in Ireland, Volume 2

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printed for James Williams, 1768 - Ireland

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Page 72 - ... cause thereof that I am every day more and more confirmed in the trust that I have of you. For, believe me, it is not in the power of any to make you suffer in my opinion by ill offices. But of this and divers other things I have given to Sir J. Winter so full instructions that I will say no more, but that I am, . " Your assured and constant friend,
Page 150 - This is not only to confirm the contents of that, but also to approve of certain commands to you : likewise to command you to prosecute certain instructions, until I shall, under my own hand, give you other commands. And though you will hear that this treaty is near, or at least most likely to be concluded, yet believe it not, but pursue the way you are in with all possible vigour. Deliver, also, that my command to all your friends, but not in a public way ; because otherwise it may be inconvenient...
Page 50 - Ireland, if upon necessity any be to be condescended unto, wherein our lieutenant cannot so well be seen in, as not fit for us at present publicly to own.
Page 145 - I must command you two things — first to obey all my wife's commands, then not to obey any public commands of mine, until I send you word that I am free from restraint. Lastly, be not startled at my great concessions concerning Ireland, for that they will come to nothing.
Page 100 - If you can raise a large sum of money by pawning my kingdoms* for that purpose, I am content you should do it ; and if I recover them, I will fully repay that money. And tell the Nuncio, that if once I can come into his and your hands, which ought to be extremely wished for by you both, as well for the sake of England as Ireland, since all the rest, as I see, despise me, I will do it.
Page 159 - And if he were not the greatest king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings great and happy, no other prince was ever unhappy who was possessed of half his virtues and endowments, and so much without any kind of vice.
Page 145 - ... proposed to me, I must be a close prisoner, being still under restraint. Wherefore, I must command you two things; first, to obey all my wife's commands; then, not to obey any public command of mine, until I let you know I am free from restraint.
Page 7 - ... have the pen drawn through them, with the same ink with which the examinations are written ; and in several of those where such words remain, many of the examinations are crossed out. This is a circumstance which shows that the bulk of this immense collection is parole evidence, and upon report of common fame.
Page 66 - Somerset to you and your heirs male for ever; and from henceforward to give the garter to your arms, and at your pleasure to put on the George and blue ribbon...
Page 9 - ... allow that the cruelties of the Irish out of war extended to these numbers, which, considering the nature of several of the Depositions, I think, in my conscience, we cannot, yet to be impartial we must allow that there is no pretence for laying a greater number to their charge.

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