History of the Union of the Kingdoms of Great-Britain and Ireland: With an Introductory Survey of Hibernian Affairs, Traced from the Times of Celtic Colonisation

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author, 1802 - Ireland - 522 pages
 

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Page 124 - 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 127 - For the like purpose it would be fit to propose, that all laws in force at the time of the union, and all the courts of civil and ecclesiastical jurisdiction, within the respective kingdoms, shall remain as now by law established within the same, subject only to such alterations or regulations from time to time, as circumstances may appear to the parliament of the United Kingdom to require.
Page 512 - One, for ever after be united into One Kingdom, by the name of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and that the Royal Style and Titles appertaining to the Imperial Crown of the said United Kingdom and its Dependencies...
Page 120 - Does an union, under such circumstances, by free consent, and on just and equal terms, deserve to be branded as a proposal for subjecting Ireland to a foreign yoke ? Is it not rather the free and voluntary association of two great countries, which join for their common benefit...
Page 107 - First, when the conduct of the Catholics shall be such as to make it safe for the Government to admit them to the participation of the privileges granted to those of the Established Religion, and when the temper of the times shall be favourable to such a measure...
Page 327 - ... judicature, where he is to increase your taxes, where he is to get an Irish tribute, there he is a plain, direct, matter-of-fact man; but where he is to pay you for all this, there he is poetic and prophetic; no longer a financier, but an inspired accountant.
Page 513 - to regulate the mode by which the lords spiritual and temporal, and the 'commons, to serve in the Parliament of the United Kingdom on the part 'of Ireland, shall be summoned and returned to the said Parliament.
Page 127 - ... by Great Britain and Ireland jointly, according to such proportions as shall be established by the respective parliaments previous to the union...
Page 126 - ... respective parliaments, subject, after the expiration of such limited time, to be diminished equally with respect to both kingdoms, but in no case to be increased ; that all articles which may at any time hereafter be imported into Great Britain from foreign parts, shall be importable through either kingdom into the other, subject to the like duties and regulations as if the same were imported directly from foreign parts ; that where any articles, the growth, produce, or manufacture...
Page 521 - That for the like purpose it would be fit to propose, that all laws in force at the time of the Union, and that all the Courts of civil or ecclesiastical jurisdiction within the respective kingdoms, shall remain as now by law established within, the same, subject only to such alterations or regulations, from time to time, as circumstances may appear to the Parliament of the United Kingdom to require.

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