The fallen angels ! A brief review of the measures of the late administration; to which is added advice to the yeomanry & volunteers of the imperial kingdom

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Page 117 - But when contending chiefs blockade the throne, Contracting regal power to stretch their own, When I behold a factious band agree To call it freedom when themselves are free...
Page 103 - AB, do sincerely promise and swear, that I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance to his Majesty, King George the Third, and him will...
Page 62 - That vile Government which has so long and so cruelly oppressed you, is no more. Some of its most atrocious monsters have already paid the forfeit of their lives, and the rest are in our hands.
Page 103 - Him will defend to the utmost of my power against all conspiracies and attempts whatever that shall be made against His person, crown or dignity...
Page 73 - What was their import ? — they were exhortations to the people never to be satisfied at any concession, till the state itself was conceded : they were precautions against public tranquillity ; they were invitations to disorder, and covenants of discontent ; they were ostentations of strength, rather than solicitations for favours ; rather appeals to the powers of the people...
Page 106 - ... 1793] prevent his Ministers from submitting for the consideration of Parliament the propriety of inserting the proposed clause in the Mutiny Bill.
Page 117 - Pillag'd from slaves to purchase slaves at home; Fear, pity, justice, indignation start, Tear off reserve, and bare my swelling heart ; Till half a patriot, half a coward grown, I fly from petty tyrants to the throne.
Page 107 - Parliament the propriety of inserting the proposed clause in the Mutiny Bill. Whilst however the King so far reluctantly concedes, he considers it necessary to declare that he cannot go one step farther ; and he trusts that this proof of his forbearance will secure him from being at a future period distressed by any further proposal connected with this question...
Page 62 - ... receive from the hands of a grateful nation an ample recompense out of that property which the crimes of our enemies have forfeited into its hands, and his name shall be inscribed on the great national record of Irish revolution as a glorious example to all posterity; but we likewise swear to punish robbery with death and infamy.
Page 63 - Heed not the glare of hired soldiery, or aristocratic yeomanry : they cannot stand the vigorous shock of freedom ; their trappings and their arms will soon be yours; and the detested government of England, to which we vow eternal hatred, shall learn that the treasures...

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