A Hundred Years of Irish History

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P.J. Kenedy & Sons, 1912 - Ireland - 184 pages

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Page 21 - I am one of those who have probably passed a longer period of my life engaged in war than most men, and principally in civil war ; and I must say this, that if I could avoid, by any sacrifice whatever, even one month of civil war in the country to which I was attached, I would sacrifice my life in order to do it.
Page 70 - From the North to the South, from the East to the West...
Page 37 - Ireland to be bound only by laws enacted by his Majesty and the Parliament of that kingdom in all cases whatever...
Page 36 - Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 39 - For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed, is the very definition of slavery. But in fact, eleven men well armed will certainly subdue one single man in his shirt.
Page 10 - Lords, unless the House of Commons direct to the contrary, be presented to His Majesty and become an Act of Parliament on the Royal Assent being signified...
Page 155 - Ireland; and that the doctrine, worship, discipline and government of the said United Church shall be, and shall remain in full force for ever, as the same are now...
Page 173 - I want to see a public man come forward and say what the Irish question is. One says it is a physical question ; another a spiritual. Now it is the absence of the aristocracy ; now the absence of railways. It is the Pope one day and potatoes the next.
Page 52 - Parliament, but no man has the right to fix the boundary to the march of a nation. No man has a right to say to his country " Thus far shalt thou go and no further...
Page 155 - England; and that the continuance and preservation of the said United Church, as the Established Church of England and Ireland, shall be deemed and taken to be an essential and fundamental part of the Union...

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