The Parliamentary History of the Irish Land Question, from 1829 to 1869: And the Origin and Results of the Ulster Custom

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S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1880 - 234 стор.

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Сторінка 68 - A reference to the evidence of most of the witnesses will show that the agricultural labourer of Ireland continues to suffer the greatest privations and hardships : that he continues to depend upon casual and precarious employment for subsistence ; that he is still badly housed, badly fed, badly clothed, and badly paid for his labour.
Сторінка 228 - Agistment or the letting of land for the purpose of temporary depasturage, or the letting in conacre of land for the purpose of its being solely used and which, shall be solely used for the growing of potatoes or other green crops, the land being properly manured, shall not be deemed a subletting for the purposes of this Act.
Сторінка 228 - Act in respect of any improvement mentioned in the first schedule hereto (except an agreement providing such compensation as is by this Act permitted to be substituted for compensation under this Act...
Сторінка 177 - In fact, it is one of the sacred rights of the country, which cannot be touched with impunity ; and, if systematic efforts were made amongst the proprietors of Ulster to invade tenantright, I do not believe there is force at the disposal of the Horse Guards sufficient to keep the peace of the province...
Сторінка 74 - ... which is thus employed to denote the necessary adjuncts to a farm, without which, in England or Scotland, no tenant would be found to rent it.
Сторінка 161 - The masters of the fairest and most wealthy climates of the globe turned with contempt from gloomy hills assailed by the winter tempest, from lakes concealed in a blue mist, and from cold and lonely heaths, over which the deer of the forest were chased by a troop of naked barbarians.
Сторінка 33 - ... attained an appearance something like the competition for provisions in a besieged town, or in a ship that is out at sea; and as there is no check...
Сторінка 23 - There is no country in Europe which produces and exports so great a quantity of beef, butter, tallow, hides, and wool, as Ireland does ; and yet our common people are very poorly clothed, go bare-legged half the year, and very rarely taste of that flesh-meat with which we so much abound. We pinch ourselves in every article of life...
Сторінка 110 - Irish manufacture by differential duties. They laid disabilities even on its wretched agriculture, for fear that Irish importations might injure the English farmers.
Сторінка 73 - It is well known, that in England and Scotland, before a landlord offers a farm for letting, he finds it necessary to provide a suitable farm-house, with necessary farm buildings, for the proper management of the farm.. He puts the gates and fences into good order, and he also takes upon himself a great part of the burden of keeping the buildings in repair during the term ; and the rent is fixed with reference to this state of things. Such, at least, is generally the case, although special contracts...

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