Union pamphlets, Volume 6

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Page 115 - Ireland have severally agreed and resolved that, in order to promote and secure the essential interests of Great Britain and Ireland, and to consolidate the strength, power and resources of the British Empire, it will be advisable to concur in such measures as may best tend to unite the two Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland...
Page 182 - Fourthly, the legislative cannot transfer the power of making laws to any other hands; for it being but a delegated power from the people, they who have it cannot pass it over to others.
Page 3 - That we entertain a firm persuasion that a complete and entire union between Great Britain and Ireland, founded on equal and liberal principles, on the similarity of laws, constitution, and government, and on a sense of mutual interests and affections...
Page 24 - ... it is an union — an incipient and a creeping union ; a virtual union, establishing one will in the general concerns of commerce and navigation, and reposing that will in the parliament of Great Britain ; an union where our parliament preserves its existence after it has lost its authority, and our people are to pay for a parliamentary establishment, without any proportion of parliamentary representation.
Page 37 - La part qu'ils ont à la législation doit donc être proportionnée aux autres avantages qu'ils ont dans l'état ; ce qui arrivera , s'ils forment un corps qui ait droit d'arrêter les entreprises du peuple , comme le peuple a droit d'arrêter les leurs.
Page 118 - King's name, to your earnest investigation, those objects of trade and commerce between Great Britain and Ireland which have not yet received their complete adjustment.
Page 37 - État des gens distingués par la naissance , les richesses ou les honneurs ; mais s'ils étoient confondus parmi le peuple, et s'ils n'y avoient qu'une voix comme les autres, la liberté commune seroit leur esclavage , et ils n'auroient aucun intérêt à la défendre , parce que la plupart des résolutions seroient contre eux.
Page 92 - They were to bear less than the fortieth part of the public taxes. When four shillings in the pound was levied in England, which amounted to two millions, Scotland was only to be taxed at forty-eight thousand pounds, which was eight months

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