John Morley; The Irish Record of the New Chief Secretary

John Morley; The Irish Record of the New Chief Secretary

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...ot Ireland. It was nui merelv obstruction in the Hou: -e of Commons, but the pressure from Ireland itself, including always the province of Ulster, that could opt be resisted. There is nothing wonderful, therefore, in the k.: c-: i anxiety of public men to know whether the discorJ of rival leaders in Ireland would grow bh: .r enough to give us a little breathing-space. But such M attitude, if it lasts very long, whatever else it maybe, is certainly not that ofiirm and intrepid statesmanship. Xor can we hope that events will allow it to last Ion;. There may be a pause for a year or so, though even thai is very do.ibiful so far as parliamentary deinonstrations are c;.i: ornscl. But as the general election draws nearr, the Irish constituencies, and some thirty or more Eni;lbh constituencies where the Irish vote is strong enough to Una the sca!c, will ag.iin b= the centre of political attention. Tna Irish perturbation will be stronger than ever. Mr. Morley laid great strc on the immense change wrought by the silid nn, t substantial backing which ih: Irish in Ireland had at lat found in tin Irish of America, whom Mr. Morley, quoting Mr. Bagcnt, dsscribci ab--a people numerous, comfortable; mJ in.l: iential, and animated by a spirit of nat'onafcl)2yo id all belief." Discarding eqna: Iy mere'ho'.-h'aJrJ anger and rose-coloured scntimenlalism. Mr. Mor'.cy proclaimed ai.v.: cl that the Irish question-iv;u t.;k!a;.1 iu: c m m: .iio: i3 turn tha.i hn been k.ioiv.j boforc' T, i2 question is n.uv how we are to continue la l e with the Irish Revolution/' Addressing himself to a consideration of the pr.cr.: state of Ireland, Mr. Morley remarks that tlie more n Englishman sccj of Ireland the more suroii-wJ ha -' be, not that the Land League succeeded, but thashow more

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  • English
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  • 1236590473
  • 9781236590473