An Answer to the Address of the Right Honourable Henry Grattan to His Fellow Citizens of Dublin Volume 25
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1798 edition. Excerpt: ...censure all the Irish lrepresentatives of counties, cities and boroughs: it assert; ed the propriety of the interference of the English House of Commons with the proceedings of the Irish parliament; and of their entertaining and examining the merits of Appeals made by any defeated party in the Irish Commons, be it ever so infignificant, and reverfing the decifions of the Irish parliament in all matters of internal legiflat.ion of that country, on two principles, one, that if a rebellion should blaze up in lreland-view, .l produced the libel, as published in the however was 'rejected in the British House of Commons, by a great majority. r Morning chronicle, an English newspaper, ' in the Irish House of Commons: l exposed its malignity and falsehood; and moved that it should be read by the clerk at the table; which motion I intended'to have followed with two others, one for a vote of the house, declaring it a false, scandalous and malicious libel on the Irish nation and parliament, and particularly on the House of Commons; and another, for a vote condemning it to be burned by the common hangman at the door of the house. But the house were of opinion, that the motion, said to have been prefaced by. this libel having been rejected by theBritish House of Commons, they were not called upon to take 'any notice of it, as the doctrines contained in it, stion which put an end to the bufiness. On this occafion you defended the libel, and its doctrines, with the utmost violence of voice, expreffion and gesture: you roundly asserted the propriety of appeals from the parliament of Ireland to the British House of Commons, and you attempted to vindicate and support many of the falsehoods and misrepresentations contained in it: you were so transported with...
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