The Hibernian Patriot: Being a Collection of the Drapier's Letters to the People of Ireland, Concerning Mr. Wood's Brass Half-pence. Together with Considerations on the Attempts Made to Pass that Coin. And Reasons for the People of Ireland's Refusing It. To which are Added, Poems and Songs Relating to the Same Subject ...

A. Moor, 1730 - 264 pagina's

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Pagina 151 - They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause. 4 For my love they are my adversaries : but I give myself unto prayer. 5 And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.
Pagina 133 - The remedy is wholly in your own hands; and therefore I have digressed a little in order to refresh and continue that spirit so seasonably raised amongst you, and to let you see, that by the laws of GOD, of NATURE, of NATIONS, and of your own Country, you ARE and OUGHT to be as FREE a people as your brethren in England.
Pagina 79 - Am I a free-man in England, and do I become a slave in six hours by crossing the channel?
Pagina 105 - I hope the words voluntary, and willing to receive it, will be understood and applied in their true natural meaning, as commonly understood by protestants. For, if a fierce captain comes to my shop to buy six yards of scarlet cloth, followed by a porter laden with a sack of Wood's coin upon his shoulders ; if we are agreed...
Pagina 110 - I was not able to manage: I was in the case of David who could not move in the armour of Saul, and therefore I rather chose to attack this uncircumcised philistine (Wood I mean) with a sling and a stone.
Pagina 59 - It is no loss of honour to submit to the lion, but who, with the figure of a man, can think with patience of being devoured alive by a rat.
Pagina 54 - To which if I were to answer, it should be thus : — " Let Mr. Wood, and his crew of founders and tinkers, coin on, till there is not an old kettle left in the kingdom, — let them coin old leather...
Pagina 132 - ... against theirs at Preston. And if such a rebellion should prove so successful as to fix the Pretender on the throne of England, I would venture to transgress that statute so far as to lose every drop of my blood to hinder him from being king of Ireland.
Pagina 111 - But if it happens that I prevail over him, I renounce the other part of the condition ; he shall never be a servant of mine ; for I do not think him fit to be trusted in any honest man's shop.
Pagina 54 - I have heard of a man who had a mind to sell his house, and therefore carried a piece of brick in his pocket, which he showed as a pattern to encourage purchasers ; and this is directly the case in point with Mr Wood's assay.

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