Union pamphlets, Volume 2

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Page 75 - Protestants could not be supported in that ascendancy which seems necessary even for their protection, without derogating from what may appear to be a natural right of the Catholics The Catholics could not be supported in their claim of equality, without transferring to them that ascendancy which equality of rights must draw to the larger body, and which from that moment must expose the Protestants to dangers from which they ought to be protected.
Page 122 - ... and defines it by no limits or qualification that I am acquainted with. Whatever the whole nation could do, if there were no parliament, is within the regular and fundamental powers of parliament. This is admitted to be the general rule ; and here I might plant my foot, at least until the exception were specified, and the principle of that exception establish.cd.
Page 98 - ... and dignity, and all our public feelings, whether of pride or of affection, not only beyond the little range of hills that we look upon, but to the remotest extremities of the habitable globe...
Page iv - ... compass, imagine, invent, devise, or intend death or destruction, or any bodily harm tending to death or destruction...
Page 68 - Ireland claims and exercises what is felt by both, to be a species of dominion over the other. I believe it is hardly too much to say, that there are two nations in Ireland ; two Irish peoples ; the one sovereign, the other subject.
Page 62 - ... as led the merry monarch to exclaim "he doubted it had been his own fault he had been absent so long, for he saw nobody who did not protest he had ever wished for his return.
Page v - ... or being in Great Britain, either on their own account or credit, or on the account or credit, or by the direction of any other perfon or perfons whomfoever, or wherefoever refident or being...
Page 77 - Such arc fome of the particularities in the condition of Ireland, which appear to me to add in her cafe, many powerful inducements to thofe which, in every other inftance, may invite neighbouring, and friendly countries to a clofe and intimate union of their governments. I confefs} that to me thefe confiderations furnim by no means the weakeft recommendation of this meafure.
Page 56 - Refolved unanimoufly, that by the fpirited Exertions of the People and Parliament of this Kingdom, the Trade and Conftitution thereof were fettled on Principles fo liberal, that the Nation has rifen ever fince rapidly in Wealth and Confequence. Refolved unanimoufly, that...
Page iv - ... honour, or kingly name of the " imperial crown of this realm, or of any other of his majefty's " dominions or countries ; or to levy war ag'ainft. his majefty,

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