A History of the Penal Laws Against the Irish Catholics: From the Treaty of Limerick to the Union

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J. Harding, 1808 - Anti-Catholicism - 159 pages

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Page 109 - I do declare that I do not believe that the Pope of Rome or any other foreign prince, prelate, person, state, or potentate, hath or ought to have any temporal or civil jurisdiction, power, superiority, or pre-eminence, directly or indirectly, within this realm.
Page 9 - Majesties' obedience, and their and every of their heirs shall hold, possess, and enjoy all and every their estates of freehold and inheritance, and all the rights, titles, and...
Page 109 - Rome are superstitious and idolatrous, and I do solemnly, in the presence of God, profess, testify, and declare, that I do make this declaration and every part thereof in the plain and ordinary sense of the words read unto me as they are commonly understood by English Protestants without any evasion, equivocation, or mental reservation whatsoever...
Page 14 - are under " their protection in the said counties," should be inserted, and be part of the said articles. Which words having been casually...
Page 12 - ... present war to the day of the date hereof, nor for any waste or trespass by him or them committed in any such lands, tenements or houses : and it is also agreed, that this article shall be mutual and reciprocal on...
Page 181 - ... to seek a shelter for themselves and their helpless families, where chance may guide them. This is no exaggerated picture of the horrid scenes now acting in this country.
Page vii - Honourable assembly will not think of when they shall more seriously consider and have weighed these matters. For God's sake, gentlemen, will you consider whether this is according to the golden rule, to do as you would be done unto ; and if not, surely you will not, nay you cannot, without being liable to be charged with the most manifest injustice imaginable, take from us our birth-rights and invest them in others before our faces.
Page 16 - Ireland, shall have free liberty to go to any country beyond the seas (England and Scotland excepted), where they think fit, with their families, household-stuff, plate, and jewels.
Page 108 - I do renounce, reject, and abjure, the opinion that Princes excommunicated by the Pope and Council, or by any authority of the See of Rome, or by any authority whatsoever, may be deposed or murdered by their Subjects, or by any person whatsoever...
Page 81 - I also declare, that it is not an article of the catholic faith; neither am I thereby required to believe or profess that the pope is infallible, or that I am bound to obey any order in its own nature immoral, though the pope or any ecclesiastical power should issue or direct such order, but on the contrary...

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