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Page 108 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.
Page 108 - That we hold the right of private judgment in matters of religion, to be equally sacred in others as in ourselves. 14. Therefore> that as men, and as Irishmen, as Christians, and as Protestants, we rejoice in the relaxation of the penal laws against our Roman Catholic fellowsubjects ; and that we conceive the measure to be fraught with the happiest consequences to the union and prosperity of the inhabitants of Ireland.
Page 188 - An act to repeal an act, made in the sixth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An act for the better securing the dependency of the kingdom of Ireland upon the crown of Great Britain...
Page 116 - At the meeting of the Cullenagh Rangers, 22d of May, 1802, COLONEL BARRINGTON in the chair, the following Resolutions were unanimously agreed to : — " Resolved — That as citizens armed in defence of the laws and constitution of our country, and disclaiming every political jurisdiction...
Page 384 - Majesty commands me to express his anxious hope that this consideration, joined to the sentiment of mutual affection and common interest, may dispose the Parliaments in both kingdoms to provide the most effectual means of maintaining and improving a connection essential to their common security, and of consolidating as far as possible into one firm and lasting fabric, the strength, the power and the resources of the British empire.
Page 464 - The situation of the Speaker, on that night, was of the most distressing nature ; a sincere and ardent enemy of the measure, he headed its opponents ; he resisted it with all the power of his mind, the resources of his experience, his influence and his eloquence.
Page 109 - Resolved unanimously, That four members from each county of the province of Ulster (eleven to be a quorum} be, and are hereby appointed, a committee till next general meeting, to act for the volunteer corps here represented, and, as occasion shall require, to call general meetings of that province.
Page 128 - That deep-seated vice, which, with equal power, freezes the miser's heart and inflames the ruffian's passions, was to him a stranger : he was always rich and always poor; but, though circumstances might sometimes have been his guide, avarice never was his conductor: like his great predecessor, frugality fled before the carelessness of his mind, and left him the victim of his liberality, and, of course, in many instances, a monument of ingratitude. His character was entirely transparent, it had no...
Page 328 - Government of this realm, during the continuation of his Majesty's present indisposition, and no longer ; and under the style and title of Prince Regent of Ireland, in the name of his Majesty, to exercise and administer, according to the laws and Constitution of this kingdom, all regal powers, jurisdictions, and prerogatives to the Crown and Government thereof belonging.
Page 384 - the unremitting industry with which our enemies persevere in their avowed design of endeavouring to effect a separation of this kingdom from Great Britain, must have engaged your particular attention, and His Majesty commands me to express his anxious hope that this consideration, joined to the sentiment of mutual affection and common interest, may dispose the Parliaments in both kingdoms to provide the most effectual...