The speech of ... John, earl of Clare ... in the House of lords of Ireland on a motion made by him on February 10, 1800, 'that in order to promote ... the essential interests of Great Britain and Ireland ... it will be adviseable to concur in such measures as may best tend to unite the two Kingdoms'.

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Page 50 - But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost, Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
Page 56 - For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in 'order the things that are t wanting, and 'ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee : 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of riot, or unruly.
Page 10 - Ireland not less than England. As it was, he saved her by his courage — improved her by his authority — adorned her by his talents — and exalted her by his fame. His mission was but of ten years ; and for ten years only did his personal power mitigate the government ; but though no longer feared by the great, he was not forgotten by the wise ; his influence, like his writings, has survived a century ; and the foundations of whatever prosperity we have since erected, are laid in the disinterested...
Page 10 - On this gloom one luminary rose, and Ireland worshipped it with Persian idolatry ; her true patriot— her first, almost her last. Sagacious and intrepid — he saw, he dared ; above suspicion, he was trusted ; above envy, he was beloved ; above rivalry, he was obeyed. His wisdom was practical and prophetic — remedial for the present, warning for the future ; he first taught Ireland that she might become a nation, and England that she must cease to be a despot.
Page 19 - ... to take and seize, as a distress for rent, such goods and chattels (first calling to his, her or their assistance the constable...
Page 28 - ... without malignity or baseness. It is the singular temper of this people, that they are prone equally to satirize and to praise, and patient alike of sarcasm and flattery. Inclining to exaggerate, but not intending to deceive, you will applaud them rather for sincerity than truth. Accuracy is not the merit, nor duplicity the failing, of a lively but uncultivated people.
Page 56 - And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.
Page 51 - I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand, full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication...
Page 29 - ... of souls. When, therefore, it is considered what unexhausted, I might say unexplored, resources remain for the maintenance of any increase of inhabitants that can be expected in any definite period, it must, I think, be evident to every reflecting person, that all fears as to a surplus population are perfectly ideal, and that it is its unequal distribution, and not its aggregate amount, which is to be deplored.
Page 22 - Cur., that goods delivered to any person exercising a public trade or employment to be carried, wrought or managed in the way of his trade or employ, are for that time under a legal protection, and privileged from distress for rent...

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