Collectanea politica: or, The political transactions of Ireland from the accession of ... George the III. to the present time ...

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Printed by A. Stewart [etc.] for Wogan, 1803 - Ireland
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Page 389 - Majesties' obedience, and their and every of their heirs shall hold, possess, and enjoy all and every their estates of freehold and inheritance, and all the rights, titles, and...
Page 360 - I do declare that I do not believe that the Pope of Rome or any other foreign prince, prelate, person, state, or potentate, hath or ought to have any temporal or civil jurisdiction, power, superiority, or pre-eminence, directly or indirectly, within this realm.
Page 37 - That in order to give permanency to the settlement now intended to be established, it is necessary that no prohibition, or new, or additional duties should be hereafter imposed in either kingdom, on the importation of any article of the growth, product, or manufacture of the other, except such additional duties as may be requisite to balance duties on internal consumption, pursuant to the foregoing resolution.
Page 192 - That it is the opinion of this committee, That it is the right and duty of the lords spiritual and temporal and commons of Great Britain now assembled, and lawfully, fully, and freely representing all the estates of the people of this realm, to provide the means of supplying the defect of the personal exercise of the royal authority, arising from...
Page 268 - What reward ? St. Nicholas Within or St. Nicholas Without ! The curse of Swift is upon him to have been born an Irishman ; to have possessed a genius, and to have used his talents for the good of his country.
Page 168 - The answer being entered on the journals, Mr. Grattan moved, " that his excellency the lord lieutenant having thought *' proper to decline to transmit to his Royal Highness...
Page 165 - England, eclipsed at your glory and your island, rose as it were from its bed, and got nearer to the sun ? In the arts that polish life — the inventions that accommodate ; the manufactures that adorn it — you will be for many years inferior to some other parts of Europe ; but, to nurse a growing people — to mature a struggling, though hardy community, to mould, to multiply, to consolidate, to inspire, and to exalt a young nation ; be these your barbarous accomplishments...
Page 377 - ... unless by the concurring verdicts of two juries of his neighbours and equals; whereby, and to this we humbly presume more particularly to implore your royal attention, we are deprived of the great palladium of the...
Page 332 - ... of possession to your majesty's Catholic subjects operates as a perpetual restraint and discouragement on industry and the spirit of cultivation, whereby it happens, that this your majesty's kingdom of Ireland, possessing many and great natural advantages of soil and climate, so as to be exceeded therein by few, if any countries on the earth, is yet prevented from availing...
Page 55 - Equal burdens will have opposite effects, ,they will fund the debt of one country and destroy the trade of the other; high duties will take away your resource, which is exemption from them; but will be a fund for Great Britain: thus the colony principle in its extent is dangerous to a very great degree. Suppose Great Britain should raise...

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