Practical Suggestions on the General Improvement of the Navigation of the Shannon Between Limerick and the Atlantic: And More Particularly of that Part of it Named by Pilots the Narrows : with Some Remarks Intended to Create a Doubt of the Fairness of Not Keeping Faith with the Irish Roman Catholics After They Had Been Lured Into a Surrender of Limerick (their Principal Fortress) by a Treaty

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Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1828 - Catholics - 151 pages

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Page 60 - As for that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year; let it not come into the number of the months.
Page 60 - Or as an hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants which never saw light.
Page 58 - Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we : come on, let us deal wisely with them ; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.
Page 131 - ... as are consistent with the laws of Ireland; or as they did enjoy in the reign of King Charles II.; and their Majesties, as soon as their affairs will permit them to summon a Parliament in this kingdom, will endeavour to procure the said Roman Catholics such further security in that particular as may preserve them from any disturbance upon the account of their said religion.
Page 60 - Why died I not from the womb ? Why did I not give up the ghost when I came out of the belly...
Page 83 - She gazed upon a world she scarcely knew As seeking not to know it ; silent, lone, As grows a flower, thus quietly she grew, And kept her heart serene within its zone.
Page 83 - Early in years and yet more infantine In figure, she had something of sublime In eyes which sadly shone, as seraphs' shine. All youth but with an aspect beyond time, Radiant and grave, as pitying man's decline, Mournful, but mournful of another's crime, She looked as if she sat by Eden's door And grieved for those who could return no more.
Page 62 - Are not my days few? Cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death; a land of darkness, as darkness itself, and of the shadow of death, without any order and where the light is as darkness.
Page 90 - God, as you misdeem ; but it is the manner of men, that when they are fallen into any absurdity, or their actions succeed not as they would, they are always ready to impute the blame thereof unto the heavens, so to excuse their own follies and imperfections.
Page 75 - To render men patient, under a deprivation of all the rights of human nature, every thing which could give them a knowledge or feeling of those rights was rationally forbidden. To render humanity fit to be insulted, it was fit that it should be degraded.

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