The Ulster Civil War of 1641: And Its Consequences; with the History of the Irish Brigade Under Montrose in 1644-46

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M. H. Gill & son, 1879 - Ireland - 187 pages

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Page 169 - But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled...
Page 5 - With solemn touches troubled thoughts, and chase Anguish, and doubt, and fear, and sorrow, and pain, From mortal or immortal minds.
Page 163 - And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood ; which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk : 21 Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.
Page 132 - Parliaments, imprisonments and prosecution of members, ship-money, an arbitrary administration; these were loudly complained of: but the grievances which tended chiefly to inflame the Parliament and nation, especially the latter, were the surplice, the rails placed about the altar, the bows exacted on approaching it, the liturgy, the breach of the sabbath, embroidered copes, lawn sleeves, the use of the ring in marriage, and of the cross in baptism. On account of these...
Page 10 - ... so commodiously, as that if some Princes in the world had them, they would soon hope to be lords of all the seas, and ere long of all the world...
Page 96 - Come every hill-plaid, and True heart that wears one, Come every steel blade, and Strong hand that bears one.
Page 95 - Cameron's gathering" rose ! The war-note of Lochiel, which Albyn's hills Have heard, and heard too have her Saxon foes: — How in the noon of night that pibroch thrills, Savage and shrill ! But with the breath which...
Page 96 - Come as the winds come, when Forests are rended, Come as the waves come, when Navies are stranded...
Page 39 - Now blooms the lily by the bank, The primrose down the brae ; The hawthorn's budding in the glen, And milk-white is the slae : The meanest hind in fair Scotland May rove their sweets amang ; But I the Queen of a' Scotland, Maun lie in prison strang.
Page 3 - ... the superior part has a natural right to govern, the inferior part has a natural right to be governed: and a rude but adequate tests of superiority and inferiority is provided in the relative strength of the different orders of human beings.

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