Letters to a Friend: On the State of Ireland, the Roman Catholic Question, and the Merits of Constitutional Religious Distinctions, Nide 1

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Sivu 229 - In senseless riot ; but ye will not find In feast or in the chase, in song or dance, A liberty like his, who unimpeached Of usurpation, and to no man's wrong, Appropriates nature as his Father's work, And has a richer use of yours than you. He is indeed a freeman. Free by birth Of no mean city, planned or ere the hills Were built, the fountains opened, or the sea With all his roaring multitude of waves.
Sivu 13 - Pour out thy wrath upon the heathen that have not known thee, and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon thy name.
Sivu 229 - The oppressor holds His body bound ; but knows not what a range His spirit takes, unconscious of a chain ; And that to bind him is a vain attempt, Whom God delights in, and in whom he dwells.
Sivu 229 - There's not a chain That hellish foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind around him, but he casts it off With as much ease as Samson his green withes. He looks abroad into the varied field Of nature, and though poor perhaps, compared With those whose mansions glitter in his sight, Calls the delightful scenery all his own. His are the mountains, and the valleys his, And the resplendent rivers. His to...
Sivu 89 - Let us pray. Almighty and everlasting God, whose judgments are righteous and counsels unsearchable ; who visitest the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation, and yet at length rememberest mercy ; forgive, we beseech thee, the sins of our forefathers, and turn away thy wrath from their posterity : deliver the ignorant from being seduced by false teachers, and the learned from being abused by their passions, and the whole nation from the spirit of contradiction...
Sivu 79 - Remove the prejudices of their education ; take away from them the spirit of obstinacy, pride, and self-conceit. Give them a humble and docile heart. Give them a strong desire of finding out thy truth, and a strong grace to enable them to embrace it, in spite of all the opposition of the world, the flesh, and the devil.
Sivu 229 - So manifold in cares, whose every day Brings its own evil with it, makes it less : For he has wings that neither sickness, pain, Nor penury, can cripple or confine. No nook so narrow but he spreads them there With ease, and is at large.
Sivu 199 - Well, do not swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night: It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say 'It lightens.
Sivu 25 - V. are, — 1. That the faithful confess their sins, with sincere repentance, to a Priest approved by the Bishop. 2. That they worthily receive the holy communion. 3. That, for some space of time, on the day of their communion, they pray to God with a sincere heart, for the conversion of Infidels and Heretics, and for the free propagation of the Holy Faith.
Sivu 243 - The Lord giveth, and the Lord ' taketh away ; blessed be the name of the Lord.

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