Debates Relative to the Affairs of Ireland: In the Years 1763 and 1764, Volume 1

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Verlag nicht ermittelbar, 1766 - Great Britain - 850 pages

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Page 140 - ... character and qualifications. Self-interest was the father by whom Public Spirit has a numerous issue, distinguished by the name of Job. Many of them have come over hither from a neighbouring kingdom, and have with great success played both upon our weakness and our virtues. They very often assume their mother's name, and pretend that their father was Integrity, a gentleman of very honourable descent, who, having of late times been much neglected by persons of power and interest, has fallen into...
Page 22 - ... induftry is fo very fenfibly felt, and fo very difficult to be retrieved : no means can ferve more...
Page 41 - Advantage, may be furmounted by the Minifter, merely in confequence of his being in a Situation which will make it worth his while to offer greater. Time for this iniquitous Compact is alfo abundantly allowed, which, whatever might be the Inclination and Intereft of the Parties, would not be the Cafe, if Parliaments...
Page 35 - Folly, facrifices the many to the few, does, in fact, facrifice the few with the many ; and does nothing more than involve thofe for whom he is willing to betray his Country, in the Ruin which his Treachery is bringing upon it ; the Tool of Court Faction is, like thofe who employ him, the Dupe of his ownCunning, and the Scourge of his own Vice.
Page 6 - ... if any improvements in agriculture can be introduced, upon wife and practicable principles ; and in every thing, that tends to the encouragement of virtue, or the promoting of true religion, you will have towards the attainment of thofe ends, not only my zealous co-operation, but his majeity's ileady and willing proteclion.
Page 19 - Dublin, the resolutions which he read in his place and after delivered in at the table, where the same...
Page vi - Profeffion, and almoft in every Art, who had been preferred to eminent Stations merely by their Merit, having entered the Country under all the Difadvantages of Aliens, without Money, and without Friends.
Page 3 - I have ordered the proper Officers to prepare the feveral Accounts and Eftimates, that they may be laid, in due Time, before you : You will obferve, that although, from the Exigencies of feveral extraordinary Services, the Expences of the two preceding Years have...
Page 4 - I recommend to you a proper Attention to the Reduction of the public Debt. My Lords and Gentlemen, Not only my Duty...
Page 294 - ... moved, .' That leave be given to bring in heads of a bill for declaring the sole and exclusive right of the Irish Parliament to make laws in all cases whatsoever, internal and external, for the kingdom of Ireland.

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