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" ... have not experienced on their privileged persons a touch of Despotism's most darling mode of coercion — bodily Torture. The lowliest subject of England would flout, with manly laughter, the notion that, for any breach of law or statute, his flesh... "
The Croppy: A Tale of 1798 - Page 38
by John Banim, Michael Banim - 1828
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The Croppy: A Tale of the Irish Rebellion of L798

John Banim - 1865 - 435 pages
...home, he most probably suppises, iu favour of his fellowsabject of Ireland, similar exemption from similar cruelty and infamy. It is therefore with some...trampled down men of our country were, in many instances, dviven into the toils which were coolly set for them by mongrel legislators, neither Irish nor English....
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The Croppy, a tale, by the authors of 'The O'Hara tales' [really M. Banim ...

O'Hara family pseud - 1865
...probably supposes, in favour of his fellowsubject of Ireland, similar exemption from similar'cruelty and infamy. It is therefore with some doubts of even...our facts, that we proceed to mention in what manner the•trampled down men of our country were, in many instances, driven into the toils which were coolly...
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The Romantic National Tale and the Question of Ireland

Ina Ferris - Literary Criticism - 2002
...turned back on the reader, as enlightenment becomes incomprehension when confronted with "our facts": "It is therefore with some doubts of even the capability...by mongrel legislators neither Irish nor English" (n: 37-38). Banim's targeting of normative English reading is even more explicit later in the text...
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