Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, Volum 2

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Henry Colburn, 1839

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Side 31 - The musk-rose, and the well-attired woodbine, With cowslips wan that hang the pensive head, And every flower that sad embroidery wears ; Bid amaranthus all his beauty shed, And daffodillies fill their cups with tears, To strew the laureate hearse where Lycid lies.
Side 226 - I found Ireland on her knees, I watched over her with an eternal solicitude ; I have traced her progress from injuries to arms, and from arms to liberty. Spirit of Swift! spirit of Molyneux ! your genius has prevailed ! Ireland is now a nation ! in that" new character I hail her ! and bowing to her august presence, I say, Esto perpetua...
Side 226 - I am now to address a free people ! — Ages have passed away, and this is the first moment in which you could be distinguished by that appellation.
Side 31 - Bring the rathe Primrose that forsaken dies, The tufted Crow-toe, and pale Jessamine, The white Pink, and the Pansy freakt with jet, The glowing Violet, The Musk-rose, and the well-attir'd Woodbine, With Cowslips wan that hang the pensive head, And every flower that sad embroidery wears: Bid Amaranthus all his beauty shed, And Daffadillies fill their cups with tears, To strew the Laureate Hearse where Lycid lies.
Side 226 - A pillar of state; deep on his front engraven Deliberation sat and public care; And princely counsel in his face yet shone, Majestic though in ruin: sage he stood, With Atlantean shoulders fit to bear The weight of mightiest monarchies; his look Drew audience and attention still as night Or summer's noontide air...
Side 227 - Majesty, that we humbly conceive that in this right the very essence of our liberties exists ; a right which we, on the part of all the people of Ireland, do claim as their birthright, and which we cannot yield but with our lives.
Side 138 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Side 183 - ... moved, .«' That leave be given to bring in heads of a bill for declaring the sole and exclusive right of the Irish Parliament to make laws in all cases whatsoever, internal and external, for the kingdom of Ireland.
Side 251 - That a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland to make laws to bind this kingdom, is unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.

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