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The Condition and Prospects of Ireland: And the Evils Arising from the ...
Повний перегляд - 1848
able acres afford amount annual appears APPENDIX assistance become better capital cause circumstances collect Commissioners committee condition Connaught cultivation destitute difficulty distress districts effect electoral divisions employed employment enable England English estates evidently evils exertions exist expense extent farmers farms forced Galway give given greater greatly ground guardians holdings hope important improvement increased individual industry inhabitants injurious interest Ireland Irish labour land landlord leases less live manufacture means ment necessary object obtain Occupation owner paid parish perhaps persons poor population portion possession potatoes present probably produce proportion proprietors received relief removed rent Report resident respects result sell settlement suffering sufficient supply taken tenant tion trade Ulster union unless various wages whole
Сторінка 28 - for the oppression, impoverishment, and degradation of a people, and " the debasement in them of human nature itself, as ever proceeded " from the perverted ingenuity of man.
Сторінка 31 - very few years, the English system " had been that of debarring Ireland from the enjoyment and use of her " own resources ; to make that kingdom completely subservient to the " interests and opulence of this country, without suffering her to share " in the bounties of nature, in the industry of her
Сторінка 30 - of " the like manufactures have of late been made and are daily increasing " in the kingdom of Ireland, and in the English plantations of America, " and are exported from thence to foreign markets heretofore supplied from " England, which will inevitably sink the value of land, and tend to the
Сторінка 30 - of the kingdom, on which the value of lands and the trade of " the nation do chiefly depend," proceeds to state that great quantities "of " the like manufactures have of late been made and are daily increasing " in the kingdom of Ireland, and in the English plantations
Сторінка 31 - that kingdom completely subservient to the " interests and opulence of this country, without suffering her to share " in the bounties of nature, in the industry of her citizens, or making " them contribute to the general interests and strength of the empire. " This system of cruel and abominable
Сторінка 36 - of these statements ; and we cannot " forbear expressing our strong sense of the patient "endurance, which the labouring classes have " generally exhibited, under sufferings greater, we " believe, than the people of any other country in
Сторінка 12 - not only conquered but undisciplinable ; and that the clergy had "scarce considered them as a part of their charge, but had left them " wholly into the hands of their own priests, without taking any other " care of them, but the making them pay their tithes.
Сторінка 49 - of his will : his will is no longer arbitrary " and precarious, but fixed and ascertained by the " custom to be the same, and no other, that has " time out of mind been exercised and declared by " his ancestors." " A copyhold tenant is therefore " now full as properly a tenant by the custom, as
Сторінка 29 - The system pursued in Ireland has had no other tendency but that " of driving out of the kingdom all the personal wealth of the Catholics, " and prohibiting their industry within it. The face of the country, " every object, in short, which presents
Сторінка 272 - ings, their plots of land. They have a kind of " Robinson Crusoe industry about their houses and " little properties ; they are perpetually building, " repairing, altering, or improving something about " their tenements. The spirit of the proprietor is " not to be mistaken in all that one sees in