Shaw's Authenticated Report of the Irish State Trials, 1844

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H. Shaw, 1844 - Ireland - 678 pages

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Page 596 - The archbishop, or bishop shall say, will you solemnly promise and swear to govern the people of this kingdom of England, and the dominions thereto belonging, according to the statutes in parliament agreed on, and the laws and customs of the same ? The King or Queen shall say, I solemnly promise
Page 272 - great salvation in Israel. God forbid ! As the Lord lireth there shall not one hair of his head fall to the ground, for he hath wrought with God this day ; so the people rescued Jonathan, and he died not." Thus admonished by verse, law, and Scripture, the grand jury assembled. It was in vain that the
Page 424 - worst effects are obviated when their cause is sought for, discovered, considered, discussed. Milton has taught a great political truth, in language as instructive as his sublimest verse :—" For this is not the liberty which we can hope, that no grievances ever should arise in the commonwealth—that let no man in this world expect, but when
Page 597 - and Ireland," and that the royal style and titles appertaining to the imperial crown of the said United Kingdom and its dependencies, and also the ensigns, armorial flags, and banners thereof, shall be such as his Majesty, by his royal proclamation, under the great seal of the United Kingdom, shall be pleased to appoint.
Page 598 - lords spiritual and temporal, and commons in the present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that the said foregoing recited articles, each and every one of them, according to the true import and tenor thereof, be ratified confirmed,
Page 493 - such terms, nobody else can say other men shall make laws for them. The power of the legislature being derived from the people by a positive voluntary grant and institution, can be no other than what the positive grant conveyed, which being only to make laws and not to make legislatures, the
Page 271 - The remedy," he says, " is wholly in your own hands. * * * * By the laws of God, of nations, and of your country, you are, and ought to be, as free a people as your brethren in England. " This tract,
Page 495 - addressing the House of Commons, said--" Sir, I, in the most express terms, deny the competency of parliament to do this act. I warn you, do not dare to lay your hands on the constitution. I tell you that if, circumstanced as you are, you pass this act, it will
Page 598 - of Union that the said United Kingdom be represented in one and the same parliament, to be styled ' the parliament of Great Britain and Ireland.'" The judges of the country were bound to administer the law as they found it constructed
Page 517 - if, circumstanced as you are, you pass this act, it will be a nullity, and that no man in Ireland will be bound to obey it. I make this assertion deliberately. I repeat it, and call on any man who hears me to take down my words. You have not been elected for this purpose ; you have been appointed to

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