Life of the Right Hon. Francis Blackburne, Late Lord Chancellor of Ireland

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Macmillan, 1874 - 335
 

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Strona xx - wills, and indeed statutes, and all written instruments, the " grammatical and ordinary sense of the words is to be adhered "to, unless that would lead to some absurdity, or repugnance, " or inconsistency with the rest of the instrument ; in which case " the grammatical and ordinary sense of the words may be modified " so as to avoid that absurdity and inconsistency ; but no farther.
Strona 328 - Was this then the fate of that high-gifted man, " The pride of the palace, the bower and the hall, " The orator, — dramatist, — minstrel, — who ran " Through each mode of the lyre, and was master of all...
Strona viii - For there is no nation of people under the sun that doth love equal and indifferent justice better than the Irish, or will rest better satisfied with the execution thereof, although it be against themselves ; so as they may have the protection and benefit of the law when upon just cause they do desire it.
Strona 171 - ... present circumstances, more free from objection, and more effectual in itself, than any which now exists, and which would at the same time admit of extending such indulgences as must conciliate the higher orders of the catholics, and by furnishing to a large class of your majesty's Irish subjects a proof of the good-will of the united parliament, afford the best chance of giving full effect to the great object of the union — that of tranquillizing Ireland, and attaching it to this country.
Strona 171 - For himself, he is on full consideration convinced, that the measure would be attended with no danger to the established church, or to the Protestant interest in Great Britain or Ireland : — That now the Union has taken place, and with the new provisions which...
Strona 95 - Marry, so there have bin divers good plots devised, and wise councels cast already about reformation of that realm ; but they say it is the fatal destiny of that land, that no purposes whatsoever which are meant for her good will prosper or take good effect ; which, whether it proceed from the very genius of the soyle, or influence of the starres, or that Almighty God hath not yet appointed the time of her reformation, or that he reserveth her in this unquiet state still for some secret scourge,...
Strona 275 - In the Report of the Select Committee of the House of Lords, appointed...
Strona 171 - ... interests of the Established Church, and the security of the constitution and government, might be effectually strengthened by requiring the political test, before referred to, from the preachers of all Catholic or Dissenting congregations, and from the teachers of schools of every denomination. ' It is on these principles Mr. Pitt humbly conceives a new security might be obtained for the civil and ecclesiastical constitution of this country, more applicable to the present circumstances, more...
Strona vi - Briefly, the clock of the civil Government, is now well set, and all the wheeles thereof doe move in Order; The strings of this Irish Harpe, which the Civill Magistrate doth finger, are all in tune...

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