Young Ireland: A Fragment of Irish History, 1840-1850, Volume 1

Cassell, Petter, Galpin, 1880 - 778 pages

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Page 52 - When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things...
Page 714 - That the Roman Catholic pupils could not attend the lectures on history, logic, metaphysics, moral philosophy, geology, or anatomy, without exposing their faith or morals to imminent danger, unless a Roman Catholic professor will be appointed for each of those chairs.
Page 150 - Englishmen had good inheritances which many of them purchased with their money; they and their ancestors, from you and your ancestors. They had good Leases from Irishmen, for long times to come; great stocks thereupon; houses and plantations erected at their own cost and charge.
Page 165 - THE work that should to-day be wrought, Defer not till to-morrow ; The help that should within be sought, Scorn from without to borrow Old maxims these — yet stout and true—- They speak in trumpet tone, To do at once what is to do, And trust OURSELVES ALONE.
Page 682 - To subvert the tyranny of our execrable Government, to break the connection with England, the never-failing source of all our political evils, and to assert the independence of my country — these were my objects. To unite the whole people of Ireland, to abolish the memory of all past dissensions, and to substitute the common name of Irishman in place of the denominations of Protestant, Catholic, and Dis* Thomas Russell, Tone's most intimate friend and comrade. HISTORY Of IRELAND. senter — these...
Page 150 - You, unprovoked, put the English to the most unheardof and most barbarous Massacre (without respect of sex or age) that ever the Sun beheld. And at a time when Ireland was in perfect Peace. And when, through the example of English Industry, through commerce and traffic, that which was in the Natives...
Page 80 - ... to direct the popular mind and the sympathies of educated men of all parties to the great end of Nationality.
Page 88 - This, then, I note as a great defect in the civil policy of this kingdom, in that, for the space of 350 years at least after the conquest first attempted, the English laws were not communicated to the Irish, nor the benefit and protection thereof allowed unto them, though they earnestly desired and sought the same.
Page 299 - Radicals, this thing, call it Yankeeism or Englishism, which measures prosperity by exchangeable value, measures duty by gain, and limits desire to clothes, food, and respectability ; this damned thing has come into Ireland under the Whigs, and is equally the favourite of the Peel Tories.
Page 713 - That a fair proportion of the professors, and other office-bearers in the new colleges, should be members of the Roman Catholic church, whose moral conduct shall have been properly certified by testimonials of character, signed by their respective prelates. And that all the office-bearers in those colleges should be appointed by a board of trustees, of which the Roman Catholic prelates of the province in which any of those colleges shall be erected, shall be members.

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