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Página 344 - To prepare such an assembly as this, and endeavour to set up the declared abettors of his own will, for the true representatives of the people, and the law-makers of the society, is certainly as great a breach of trust, and as perfect a declaration of a design to subvert the government, as is possible to be met with.
Página 55 - Beware of covetousness ; seek not what ye shall eat, but seek the kingdom of God." " Give alms, provide yourselves with bags that wax not old ; a treasure in heaven which faileth not." This does not look like a right in the 'Christian priesthood to the tenth of the goods of the comrannity exempted from the poor's dividend. " Distribute unto the poor, and seek treasure in heaven." " Take care that your hearts be not charged with surfeiting and drunkenness, and the cares of this life.
Página 133 - Majesty's resuming the personal eyerc'se of his royal 'authority, may then render it only necessary for me to repeat those sentiments of gratitude- and affection for the loyal and generous people of Ireland which 1 feel indelibly imorinted on my heart.
Página 344 - I answer such revolutions happen not upon every little mismanagement in public affairs. Great mistakes in the ruling part, many wrong and inconvenient laws, and all the slips of human frailty will be borne by the people without mutiny or murmur.
Página 364 - An ascendancy of that form raises to my mind a little greasy emblem of stall-fed theology, imported from some foreign land, with the graces of a lady's maid, the dignity of a side-table, the temperance of a larder, its sobriety the dregs of a patron's bottle, and its wisdom the dregs of a patron's understanding, brought hither to devour, to degrade, and to defame.
Página 344 - Thus to regulate candidates and electors, and new-model the ways of election, what is it but to cut up the government by the roots, and poison the very fountain of public security?
Página 120 - ... require, it is expedient that his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, being resident within the realm, shall be empowered to exercise and administer the royal authority, according to the laws and constitution of Great Britain, in the name and on...
Página 56 - Christianity declined ; then indeed the right of tithe was advanced, and advanced into a style that damned it. The preachers who advanced the doctrine placed all Christian' virtue in the payment of tithe. They said that the Christian religion, as we say the Protestant religion , depended on it. They said, that those who paid not their tithes , would be found guilty before God; and if they did not give; the tenth, that God would reduce the country to a tenth. Blasphemous preachers. ...gross ignorance...
Página 344 - For the people, having reserved to themselves the choice of their representatives as the fence to their properties, could do it for no other end but that they might always be freely chosen and, so chosen, freely act and advise as the necessity of the commonwealth and the public good should upon examination and mature debate be judged to require.