Report on the Irish Coercion Bill,: The Causes of Discontent in Ireland, Condition of the People, Comparative Criminality with England, Remedial Measures, Etc., Etc

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J. Browne, 21 Nassau-street, 1846 - 274 стор.
 

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Сторінка 28 - That every action hereafter to be brought against any justice of the peace for any act done by him in the execution of his duty as such justice, with respect to any matter within his jurisdiction as such justice...
Сторінка 4 - Their condition is necessarily most deplorable. ' It would be impossible for language to convey an idea of the state of distress to which the ejected tenantry have been reduced, or of the disease, misery, and even vice, which they have propagated in the towns wherein they have settled ; so that not only they who have been ejected have been rendered miserable, but they have carried with them and propagated that misery.
Сторінка 209 - Property has its duties as well as its rights ; to the neglect of those duties in times past is mainly to be ascribed that diseased state of society in which such crimes take their rise ; and it is not in the enactment or enforcement of statutes of extraordinary severity, but chiefly in the better and more faithful performance of those duties, and the more enlightened and humane...
Сторінка 31 - I have frequently had occasion to meet persons, who begged of me, on their knees, for the love of God, to give them some promise of employment, that, from the credit of that, they might get the means of supporting themselves for a few months, until I...
Сторінка 4 - MOST DEPLORABLE. It would be impossible for language to convey an idea of the state of distress to which the ejected tenantry have been reduced, or of the disease, misery, and even vice, which they have propagated in the towns...
Сторінка 6 - A great portion of them are insufficiently provided at any time with the commonest necessaries of life. Their habitations are wretched hovels ; several of a family sleep together upon straw or upon the bare ground, sometimes with a blanket, sometimes...
Сторінка 23 - Year of his present Majesty's Reign, intituled, " An Act to provide for the preserving and restoring of Peace in such Parts of Ireland as may at any Time be disturbed by seditious Persons, or by Persons entering into unlawful Combinations or Conspiracies.
Сторінка 268 - Many of the children told me they always said their prayers at night, and the prayer they said was 'Our Father.' I naturally thought they meant that they repeated the Lord's Prayer, but I soon found that few of them knew it. They only repeated the two first words: they knew no more than 'Our Father.
Сторінка 11 - It WOuld be IMPOSSIBLE to DESCRIBE, ADEQUATELY, the PRIVATIONS which they and their families habitually and PATIENTLY endure. " It will be seen in the evidence, that in many districts their ONLY food is the POTATO — their ONLY BEVERAGE WATER ; THAT THEIR CABINS ARE SELDOM A PROTECTION AGAINST THE WEATHER THAT A BED OR A BLANKET IS A RARE LUXURY AND THAT NEARLY IN ALL, THEIR PIG AND MANURE HEAP CONSTITUTE THEIR ONLY PROPERTY.
Сторінка 4 - Committee," adds the Report (page 9)> " conceive that it is the IMPERATIVE DUTY of individuals, of the GOVERNMENT, and of the LEGISLATURE, to consider what means can be devised to diminish this mass of suffering-, and, at the same time, to secure for the country a better economic condition, promoting a better management of estates, and regulating the RELATIONS BETWEEN LANDLORD AND TENANT, on RATIONAL AND USEFUL PRINCIPLES.

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