A Cry to Ireland and the Empire [against the Repeal of the Union, and in Favor of a Legal Provision for the Poor].

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J. Hatchard & Son., 1833 - 224 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 203 - Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee; Corruption wins not more than honesty. Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace, To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not: Let all the ends thou aim'st...
Pàgina 135 - But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did, when he was an hungred, and they that were with him ; how he entered into the house of God, and did eat the shewbread, which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them which were with him, but only for the priests...
Pàgina 70 - That to the faithful herdman's art belongs! What recks it them? What need they? They are sped; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread: Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said: But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.
Pàgina 136 - Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven : and come and follow me.
Pàgina 224 - And poets' wits are had in peerless price : Religion hath lay power to rest upon her, Advancing virtue and suppressing vice. For end, all good, all grace there freely grows, Had people grace it gratefully to use : For God his gifts there plenteously bestows, But graceless men them greatly do abuse.
Pàgina 60 - Man, but for that, no action could attend, And, but for this, were active to no end: Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot; Or, meteor-like, flame lawless thro' the void, Destroying others, by himself destroy'd.
Pàgina 38 - That as Men and as Irishmen, as Christians and as protestants, we rejoice in the relaxation of the Penal Laws against our Roman Catholic fellow-subjects, and that we conceive the measure to be fraught with the happiest consequences to the union and prosperity of the inhabitants of Ireland.
Pàgina xvi - The same self-love, in all, becomes the cause Of what restrains him, government and laws. For, what one likes, if others like as well, What serves one will, when many wills rebel ? How shall he keep, what, sleeping or awake, A weaker may surprise, a stronger take? His safety must his liberty restrain : All join to guard what each desires to gain. Forc'd into virtue thus, by self-defence, Ev'n kings learn'd justice and benevolence : Self-love forsook the path it first pursued, And found the private...
Pàgina 223 - Both heaven and heavenly graces do much more " (Quoth he) "abound in that same land than this: For there all happy peace and plenteous store Conspire in one to make contented bliss. No wailing there nor wretchedness is heard, No bloody issues nor no leprosies, No...
Pàgina 11 - November, 1724, to the lord-lieutenant, by the commons at the castle, who most earnestly requested his grace to recommend the same in the most effectual manner to his majesty, humbly hoping, from his majesty's goodness, and his grace's zeal for his service, and the Protestant interest of the kingdom, that the same might be passed into a law. It was said to have been owing to the interposition of cardinal Fleury, and his interest with Mr.

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