Full and Accurate Report of the Debates in the Parliament of Ireland in the Session of 1793, on the Bill for Relief of His Majesty's Catholic Subjects: Impartially Collated from the Most Authentic Materials

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J. Jones, 1793 - 389 pages

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Page 114 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better fecuring the' Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 1 - HE fubject of the following fheets was, on the firft day of the feffion, officially recommended to parliament in the fpeech of his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant from the throne, where in the tenth paragraph he fays : — " And I have it in particular command from " his majefty, to recommend it to you, to apply " yourfelves to the confideration of fuch mea...
Page 124 - I will help them to defend and keep the Roman Papacy and the Royalties of St. Peter, saving my order, against all men.
Page 17 - Catholic fellow-subjects, he could not repress expressing his approbation on that head; he had no doubt of the loyalty of the Catholics of this country, and he trusted that when the question would be brought forward respecting that description of men, we would lay aside all animosities, and act with moderation and dignity, and not with the fury and violence of partisans...
Page 261 - It cannot be done ; continue it, and you expect from your laws what it were blasphemy to ask of your Maker. Such a policy always turns on the inventor, and bruises him under the stroke of the sceptre or the sword, or sinks him under accumulation of debt and loss of dominion.
Page 317 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion established by the law? And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them? King or queen: All this I promise to do.
Page 261 - Protestant ascendancy, like a shattered oak scathed on its hill by the fires of its own intolerance. What lost England America, but such a policy ? An attempt to bind men by a parliament wherein they are not represented ; such an attempt as some would now continue to practise on the Catholics, and involve England.
Page 100 - ... are thereby taxed where they are not represented, actually or virtually, and bound by laws, in the framing of which they have no power to give or withhold their assent ; and we most humbly implore your Majesty to believe, that this our prime and heavy grievance is not an evil merely speculative...
Page 157 - An Act for the explaining of some doubts arising upon an act, entitled, an Act for the better execution of his Majesty's gracious Declaration for the settlement of...
Page 157 - Kingdom," unless he shall have taken, made, and subscribed the oaths and declaration, and performed the several requisites which by any law heretofore made, and now of force, are required to enable any person to sit or vote, or to hold, exercise, and enjoy, the said offices respectively.

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