A Letter to an English Layman on the Coronation, Oath and His Late Majesty's Correspondance with Lord Kenyon and Mr. Pitt

A Letter to an English Layman on the Coronation, Oath and His Late Majesty's Correspondance with Lord Kenyon and Mr. Pitt

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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. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...as the greatest pos"sible earthly good--and who are determined never to ac"quiesce in our Country's wrong, --to redouble our exertions "--and to make, by our own struggle, the best compensation "we can for the deplorable neglect of others. "I am really astonished how any human being can tread "this lovely green land, and not feel his heart glow within "him with the warmest anxiety to see her what she ought to "be--you know the rest.--My dear friend, "Very faithfully Your's, "E. Dwyer, Esq.' "Daniel O'connell." very few months ago, "deplored, with bitter "but unavailing regret, the apathy which then "appeared to pervade so many on the subject "of the Catholic Rent." "How," he feelingly asked, "is it possible to succeed for a people "who will not make a small sacrifice to the "common cause?" Again, so late as the 27th of December last, he told the Association, that "he had to complain much of the apathy ex"hibited in Dublin--many of those, who used to "take a part in Catholic affairs, have deserted "them." Mr. Shiel, when, in the fullness of self-gratulation, he was pleased to announce his plan of simultaneous meetings, at the same time apprised us of the absolute necessity of some such plan, in order to prevent the present eagerness of the people from speedily sinking into absolute indifference. "We must recollect," says he, "that we are acting for a sanguine, impetuous, ardent, and impassioned multitude, to whose wishes and passions something must be conceded, and that, while upon one hand it is of importance to consult the official convenience of our advocates in power," (his...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236869192
  • 9781236869197