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" The Irish are in a most unnatural state ; for we see there the minority prevailing over the majority. There is no instance, even in the ten persecutions, of such severity as that which the Protestants of Ireland have exercised against the Catholics. "
Catholic question. A letter addressed to the inhabitants of Bristol, on the ... - Page 15
by John Edmonds Stock - 1813 - 80 pages
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The Rosary Magazine, Volume 30

1907
...were worse than the ten pagan persecutions of the early Christians. "There is no instance," said he, "even in the ten persecutions of such severity as...of Ireland have exercised against the Catholics." One might well expect that the Protestants of Ireland of to-day would be only too eager to make amends...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1907
...The Irish are in a most unnatural state ; for we see there the minority prevailing over the majority. There is no instance, even in the ten persecutions, of such severity as 1 Prayers and Meditations, p. 4o. that which the protestants of Ireland have exercised against the...
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Contemporary Ireland

Louis François Alphonse Paul-Dubois - Ireland - 1908 - 536 pages
...lasting an influence upon the future of Ireland. Dr. Johnson, a strong Tory, said of them — i4 " There is no instance even in the ten persecutions...of Ireland have exercised against the Catholics." These laws remained in full force for half a century ; but in the latter half of the ^ eighteenth century...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1851
...The Irish are in a most unnatural state, for we see there the minority prevailing over the majority. There is no instance, even in the ten persecutions,...Protestants of Ireland have exercised against the Catholics. Did we tell them we have conquered them, it would be above board : to punish them by confiscation 1...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1917 - 574 pages
...'The Irish are in a most unnatural state; for we see there the minority prevailing over the majority. There is no instance, even in the ten persecutions,...protestants of Ireland have exercised against the Catholicks. Did we tell them we have conquered them, it would be above board: to punish them by confiscation...
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The Foundations of Society and the Land: A Review of the Social Systems of ...

John Wynne Jeudwine - Agriculture - 1918 - 514 pages
...occupation and put under the heel of the Anglo -Scottish minority, the Tory Dr Johnson remarks : " There is no instance even in the ten persecutions...Protestants of Ireland have exercised against the Catholics " ; the Whig Burke writes : " All the penal laws of that unparalleled code of oppression were manifestly...
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Catholic World, Volume 110

1920
...The Irish are in a most unnatural state; for we see there the minority prevailing over the majority. There is no instance, even in the ten persecutions,...that which the Protestants of Ireland have exercised over the Catholics. Did we tell them we have conquered them, it would be above board: to punish them...
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The Story of the Irish Race: A Popular History of Ireland

Seumas MacManus - Ireland - 1921 - 719 pages
...Catholics — and added, (4) To extirpate the Race. "There is no instance," says Dr. Samuel Johnson, "even in the Ten Persecutions, of such severity as that which the Protestants of Ireland exercised against the Catholics." 1 Like good wine the Penal code improved with age. It was only in...
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A Sea of Words: A Lexicon and Companion to the Complete Seafaring Tales of ...

Dean King, John B. Hattendorf, J. Worth Estes - History - 2000 - 501 pages
...Savage, 1744] I love him.' " About Ireland, Boswell records Johnson: " 'There is no instance, even in ten persecutions, of such severity as that which the...Protestants of Ireland have exercised against the Catholicks. Did we tell them we have conquered them, it would be above board: to punish them by confiscation...
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Three Deaths and Enlightenment Thought: Hume, Johnson, Marat

Stephen Miller - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 219 pages
...unnatural state; for we see there the minority prevailing over the majority. There is no instance ... of such severity as that which the Protestants of Ireland have exercised against the Catholicks. Did we tell them we have conquered them, it would be above board: to punish them by confiscation...
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