The Cork Remembrancer: Being an Historical Register Containing a Chronological Account of All the Remarkable Battles, Sieges, Conspiracies ... and Other Memorable Occurrences, that Have Happened Since the Creation to the Present Year, 1783, Particularly for England and Ireland, and More Especially for the City of Cork

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Page 220 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.
Page 223 - If we do, and if there (hall be general meetings of the people and of the volunteers, to complain of grievances, after what is intended for a final adjuftment, would not England think, that there was fomelhing infatiable in the Irifh people?
Page 109 - By his wife he had one son and three daughters, and married them all in his own church himself. His stipend, till within these twenty years, was only 121.
Page 224 - It muft be repealed in toto, and if repealed, their original right reverts to the Peers of courfe. Thus you muft either reftore the Lords to their privilege, if you mean to remove the claim and exercife of Britifh fupremacy, or you muft diveft them of it by Irifh afts of Parliament. But will the Peers fubmit to this ,' Will the people fubmit ? Will you eitp'ofe Adminiftration to the odium of fuch an aft ? It cannot be — the...
Page 221 - Ireland would die in support of England. This nation is connected with England, not by allegiance only, but by liberty. The crown is one great point of union, but Magna Charta is a greater. We could get a king any where, but England is the only country from which we could get a constitution.
Page 94 - Two American frigates stationed to defend the chain, one " badly manned," the other without anchor or cables to secure her, were set on fire to prevent their falling into the hands of the enemy. "The flames suddenly broke forth ; and as every sail was set, the vessels soon became magnificent pyramids of fire. The reflection on the steep face of the opposite mountain, and the long train of ruddy light that shone upon the water for a prodigious distance, had a wonderful effect ; whilst the ear...
Page 31 - ... at 25,000 marks sterling per annum, a vast income in those days; and likewise bade him ask for any thing else in his gift he had a mind to, and it should be granted ; upon which the Earl replied, he had titles and estate enough, but desired that he and his successors, the heirs male of his family (after him) might have the privilege, after their first obeisance, to be covered in the...
Page 223 - the conftitution and muft be reftored. The incompetence of the Lords to decide in queftions of law is no argument: The lay Lords in both kingdoms are incompetent, but the law Lords are competent, or why are they Judges ? Nor can we fear any abufe of this power. The Lords will exercifc with caution a power reftored to them by the virtue of their countrymen.
Page 83 - ... those of the breast, which produced, in all those circumstances, the same effect as the two first tortures. The tenor of his articulated exclamations, at times, was as follows : " Strengthen me, Lord God ; strengthen me ! — Lord God, have pity on me ! — O Lord, my God, what do I not suffer ?— Lord God, give me patience !" At length they proceeded to the ligatures of his arms, legs and thighs, in order to dismember him.
Page 220 - ... if unsupported by the people? But there is not a man in Ireland, there is not a grand jury, there is not an association, there is not a corps of volunteers, there is not a meeting of their delegates, which does not maintain the independence of the Irish constitution, and pledge themselves to support the parliament in fixing that constitution on its rightful basis.

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