Union Pamphlets, Volume 4

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Page 177 - His Majesty is persuaded that the unremitting industry with which our enemies persevere in their avowed design of effecting the separation of Ireland from this kingdom cannot fail to engage the particular attention of Parliament ; and His Majesty recommends it...
Page 178 - Ireland now stands limited and settled, according to the existing laws, and to the terms of the union between England and Scotland.
Page 177 - Moft Gracious Sovereign, WE, your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal fubjects, the Commons of Great Britain in parliament aflembled, beg leave, to return your Majefty the humble thanks of this Houfe, for your moft gracious fpeech from the throne.
Page 178 - Ireland shall, upon the first day of January which shall be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and one, and for ever after, be united into one kingdom, by the name of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Page 55 - If it be true that this measure has an inevitable tendency to admit the introduction of that British capital which is most likely to give life to all the operations of commerce, and to all the improvements of agriculture, if it be that which, above all other considerations is most likely to give security, quiet, and internal repose to Ireland, if it is likely to remove the chief bar to the internal advancement of wealth and...
Page 119 - Whether the trade, either of Scotland in general, or of the city of Glasgow in particular, has really increased in so great a proportion, during so short a period, I do not pretend to know. If either of them has increased in this proportion, it seems to be an effect too great to be accounted for by the sole operation of this cause. That the trade and industry of Scotland, however, have increased very considerably during this period, and that the banks have contributed a good deal to this increase,...
Page 181 - 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 63 - Convince the people in your several districts, as you are yourselves convinced, that every cause of past jealousies and discontents is finally removed ; that both countries have pledged their good faith to each other, and that their best security will be an inviolable adherence to that compact...
Page 58 - I think the question ought to be considered. We ought to look to it with a view peculiarly to the permanent interest and security of Ireland. When that country was threatened with the double danger of hostile attacks by enemies without, and of treason within, from what quarter did she derive the means of her...

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