The Great Fallacy

The Great Fallacy : A Speech by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Derry, D.D., Delivered in the Albert Hall, London, on Saturday, 22nd April, 1892 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Great Fallacy: A Speech by the Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of Derry, D.D., Delivered in the Albert Hall, London, on Saturday, 22nd April, 1892 Psalm came into my mind, The mounfains shall bring peace and the little hills righteousness unto the people. Do you not see how the two things, righteousness and peace, stand together? Without righteousness there can be no true peace. There is no justice, no righteousness in this Bill loud cheers)-none in its provisions, none in the clauses, none in the schedules, which jockey the poor policeman and cheat the poor Civil servant, and ruin the landlord, and break the widow's heart. (renewed cheers.) It pours its shoddy gifts and lavi shes its shabby benedictions upon those who are dishonest and untrustworthy - (hear, hear) - and it places those men in power. And as it has no righteousness it can give no peace. And so, in bidding farewell to this imbecile caricature of a Consti tution for Ireland - (loud and prolonged cheering) - I ask you to carry away with you this brief summary - Morally, it is the great betrayal - (cheers) - logically, it is the great fallacy - (cheers) religiously, it is the great sectarianism - (cheers)-financially, it is the great swindle socially, it is the great break up - (cheers) - and, Imperially, it is the great break down. (vociferous cheering).3 9031 028 71476 4. 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 works.
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  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243262140
  • 9780243262144