Case of the Protestants of Ireland (Classic Reprint)

Case of the Protestants of Ireland (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Case of the Protestants of Ireland But it isnot the mere superstition of an unlucky sentence which should cause us to apprehend the removal from power of those who would repress agitation. It was among the worst evils of the late changes that they wen made under circumstances very unusual, and, it may be added, very distasteful to the feelings of Englishmen. There is an old prejudice, called honor, which cannot easily be eradicated, and there are some members of the presentministry who may feel a retrospect of the incidents which attended the departure of their late chief, any thing rather than comfortable; some who may feel painful misgivings, as they re flect upon such precedents for clandestine diplomacy. And of this we may be certain, that it is the most honorable who will be least secure, and who will feel most discontent in the cabinet where Earl Grey was circumvented. As to the concessions which may be purchased by abstinence from agitation, they can be inferred from those which it has oh tained already. His majesty's ministers have declared that the state has a right to assume the disposal of church property and, in accordance with the declaration, they have endeavoured to confiscate two-fifths of our ecclesiastical revenue. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243226853
  • 9780243226856