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Seite 101 - tis a common proof, That lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend: so Caesar may; Then, lest he may, prevent.
Seite 66 - ... the flame of liberty and the love of order — unassailable to the approaches of power, of profit, or of titles, he annexed to the love of freedom a veneration for order, and cast on the crowd that followed him the gracious shade of his own accomplishments, so that the very rabble grew civilized as it approached his person...
Seite 43 - These disturbances have been in every instance excited and inflamed by the agitation of the combined projects for the abolition of tithes and the destruction of the union with Great Britain.
Seite 49 - Association, and in many instances could not be convinced that they had recommended the suppression of all former divisions and discords, with any other view than to prepare the people for a general and united insurrectionary movement. When will he call us out...
Seite 50 - ... was simultaneously sent back, spoke volumes of dread and danger. The commission from the Marquess of Anglesey was forgotten; the if was forgotten ; they already imagined themselves in full pursuit. Nothing was remembered but O'Connell and his hundred thousand men.
Seite 49 - Oh, would to God that our excellent Viceroy Lord Anglesey, would but only give me a commission, and if those men of blood should attempt to attack the property and person of his Majesty's loyal subjects, WITH A HUNDRED THOUSAND OF MY BRAVE T1PPEHARY BOYS, I WOULD SOON DRIVE THEM INTO THE SEA BEFORE ME.
Seite 44 - I will never tell the man's name that made me, not the man's name that stood by making me a ribbonman or whitefoot, to any other under the canopy of heaven, not even to a priest, bishop, or any one in the church.
Seite 46 - I cannot recollect one instance in the experience of so many years, (and perhaps it is a formidable view of our situation) in which a man has been charged with an insurrectionary offence* whose crime could be traced to want and poverty.
Seite 43 - ... transactions, between the system of agitation and its inevitable consequence, the system of combination leading to violence and outrage : they are inseparably cause and effect : nor can I, after the most attentive consideration of the dreadful scenes passed under my view, by any effort of my understanding separate one from the other in that unbroken chain of indissoluble connection.