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• The shepherd's whistle shoots across the listening “ darkeness of the interminable heath, and gives notice, so that the wolf is upon his walk; and the same gloom “ and stillness, that tempt the monster to come abroad, «s facilitate the communication of the warning to be“ ware. Yes, through that silence the voice shall be « heard.— Yes, through that silence the shepherd shall “ be put upon his guard.—Yes—through that silence “ the felon savage shall be chased into the toils.”



INTRODUCTION— Advantage of cotemporary history-
Necessity of developing the Society of Orangemen - Protestant
Ascendancy - First germ of Union in Mr. Pitt's mind — Biskop
of Cloyne's controversy - System of terrifying by false alarms
Religious dissension fomented in Armagh – Lord Glare made
Chancellor -Strength of the Ascendancy party - Mr. Pitt's
conduct towards the Catholics-Mr. Pitt's conduct to the Proteste
ant parties, and his view to Union - Turbulence of the country
encreased--Mr. Pitt divides the Whig party in England-False
charges against Mr. Fay and others – Mr. Pitt's conspiracy a-
gainft Catholic Emancipation—Persecutions in Armagh-Peace-
able resolutions of the Catholics of Lurgan -Commencement of
- the Orange Society-Spirit and progress of Orangeism — Mr.
Giffard the founder of the Orangemen - Orangemen grow more
ferocious, and are encouraged — Lurgan Magistrates encourage
Orangemen-Conviction of Mr. Greer for denying justice-Cone
spiracy against Mr. Coile - Conspirators retract and own their
crime-How Mr. Coile was prevented from prosecuting other
Magistrates and what justice done to Orange delinquents -- Mise
chief of Orangism kept from the public-Alarming progress of
Orangeism - Evidence of the Armagh magiftrates agiinit the
Orangemen - Speech of Lord Gosford-How Ld. Gosford ap-
pointed governor of Armagh. His upright spirit-Legislative acts
not always authentic ground for historý—The debates in parlia-
ment the only hiftorical source of information-Nature of propo-
sed amendment to the Attorney Gencral's bill-Outrageous con-
duct of the Orange magistrates in Armagh-Insurgency and In-
demnity Bills passed-Partiality for Orangemen & their triumph.
Address of the Grand Jury of Armagh self-a lulatory -Govern-
ment finds the Orangemen useful - Bad effects of Government's
encouraging the Orangemen-Original obligation of Orangemer
-Inefficient remedy in Armagh -Firmness of Mr. Coile in de-
manding redress, and bringing to light the form of the oath of
Orangemen - Further proofs of the oath of extermination

Testimony of Mr. O'Connor-Further evidence-Impunity and
protection of Orangemen-Orangism spreads to the neighbouring
counties— Why so many Presbyterians Orangemeri--Mr. Pel-
ham's boast of the vigilance of Government - Orangemen paid
by Government–Orangemen eagerly enter the Yeomanry corps
and why-Orange atrocities unpunished-Orangemen encreased
and dreaded by the people, Orangemen's address -- Gains them
no credit-Commended by Duigenan and. Pelham- Comment
on Orange address — Further comment-Toleration of Kings
William –The address denies not the oath of extermination ...
Extension of Orangism-Massacre, and burnings near Newry -
Same subject continued Further atrocitjes-Rebellion in 1798.
-Wexford insurrection-Lord Cornwallis arrives in Ireland -
Ld. Cornwallis the tool of Mr. Pitt:-Conduct of the Orangemen.
after the rebellion-Orangism after the rebellion was put down.
--Murder of Dogherty, by, Wolaghan a: Yeoman, and its conse,
quences-Orangemen proselytise amongst the English regiments.
- Lord Hardwicke's order against entering into Orange lodges
Evil of keeping-Orangism on foot Mischief of countenancing
krown evils -General Cockburne's orders. against Orangism .
Effects of those orders Question of Catholic emancipation
Insincerity of promises of emancipation- Lord Cornwallis
keeps up the Orangemen- Import of the term Proteftant as.
cendancy- Efforts to forward the Union Orangemen natur-
ally againit Union Orange advertisement not to interfere
with Union New rules and regulations of the society of
Orangemen ---Conclusive observation..




Administration of MARQUIS CORNWALLIS

P. I

Legillative Union Mr. Pitt's, maser-piece – Union proclaimed
in Ireland Situation of the British Empire as to the continent

Character of Mr. Pitt- Lord. Clare goes to England repeni.
ing the Union-Means of recommending the Union - First
meeting of Imperial Parliament Steps leading to Mr. Pitt's
retiring from office -Further reasons of Mr. Pitt's abdication.

Other causes of Mr Pitt's resignation— How Mr. Pitt
used his power- Meeting of Parliament-Affected zeal of
Mr. Pitt's friends Cause of Mr. Pitt's resignation alleged by
Lord Grenville Real views of the enemies to the Catholic
question=--Election of a new.speaker, and Pitt's grounds for re-
signing-Ministerial tenderness to mention Catholic emanci-
pation Mr. Pitt's pledge to the Catholics---Copy of Mr.
Pitt's pledge to the Catholics.m-Lord Cornwallis Do. - Further
proof of M:. Pitt's pledge M r. Pitt's reserved meaning on
the Catholic question--Catholics as they always have been -
Resolucions of the Prelates in 1799. – Who are the real friends
of Ireland--Malicious cause alligned for the alteration of his
Majesty's health- Several Irish matters before Parliament -
The King's illness, and public scarcity Mr. Pitt's conduct
on retiring- Difficulty of forming the new administration
The Rolls job- New arrangements. First martial law bill -
-King's message for a second martial law bill Fabrication
of new, conspiracies Report of the secret committeeTen,
dency of the report of the committee- Bills for suspendirig
Habeas Corpuş, and continuing martial law in Ireland-Acts of
the Imperial Parliament affecting Ireland. - Parliamentary pro-
ceedings Lord Cornwallis pressed to continue in Ireland-
Lord Cornwallis's address in duping the Catholics --- Arrival
of Lord Hardwicke and departure of Lord Cornwallis,

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