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 620 - 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?
Page 280 - And the people said unto Saul, Shall Jonathan die, who hath wrought this great salvation in Israel ? God forbid : as the LORD liveth, 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, that he died not.
Page 621 - 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 20 - Some on the shores of distant lands Their weary hearts have laid, And by the stranger's heedless hands Their lonely graves were made...
Page 509 - 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 511 - I make the assertion deliberately — I repeat it, and I call on any man who hears me to take down my words. You have not been elected for this purpose. You are appointed to make laws, and not legislatures.
Page 20 - The dust of some is Irish earth, Among their own they rest, And the same land that gave them birth Has caught them to her breast; And we will pray that from their clay Full many a race may start Of true men, like you, men, To act as brave a part.
Page 279 - Wood's project to treat of the alleged dependence of Ireland, he concludes in these lines : — If, then, oppression has not quite subdued, At once, your prudence and your gratitude ; If you yourselves conspire not your undoing, And don't deserve, and won't draw down your ruin ; If yet to virtue you have some pretence ; If yet you are not lost to common sense. Assist your patriot in your own defence. That stupid cant, He went too far...
Page 621 - Ireland; and that the royal style and titles appertaining to the imperial crown of the said united kingdom and its dependencies...
Page 565 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.

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