Ireland and the Empire

Ireland and the Empire : A Speech, Delivered Before the St. Patrick's Society, in Nordheimer's Hall, Montreal, on St. Patrick's Day, 1885 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Ireland and the Empire: A Speech, Delivered Before the St. Patrick's Society, in Nordheimer's Hall, Montreal, on St. Patrick's Day, 1885 So pressed am I with private business affairs calling me to New York that almost at. Any other time, or on any other occasion, much as I have desired to meet an audience, and espemally an Irish audience, in Montreal, I should have declined the honour of addressing you. But at a time when revolting crimes, and meaningless as revolting, are connected with the name of Ireland, 1 felt that nothing should prevent my being present at a meeting of Irishmen on St. Patrick's Day in that City of the Dominion where there is the largest Irish population, to ask you to join with me in protesting against outrages which are as much Without meaning as moral ity, and with which I would tain h0pe no Irishman, acting as an Irishman and aiming at irish objects, was ever connected. (cheers.) As I wrote to your president when he con vevea to me your invitation, I have ever held it a privilege to address an audience of my countrymen, and not onlya privilege, butaduty, it for no other reason than this, my views may differ, nay, on certain points, are certain to differ more or less from yours. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 50g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243043252
  • 9780243043255