Great Grandmother's Days: a Tale of the Irish Rebellion

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London, 1883 - Ireland - 311 pages

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Page 305 - And I will make them one nation in the land upon the mountains of Israel; and one king shall be king to them all: and they shall be no more two nations, neither shall they be divided into two kingdoms any more at all...
Page 44 - Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent His Son [to be} a propitiation for our sins.
Page 41 - ... by day and by night; avail yourselves of the natural advantages of your country, which are innumerable, and with which you are better acquainted than they. " Where you cannot oppose them in full force, constantly harass their rear and their flanks, cut off their provisions and magazines, and...
Page 50 - What have you got in your hand? A green bough. Where did it first grow? In America. Where did it bud? In France.
Page 40 - Rouse all the energies of your souls ; call forth all the merit and abilities which a vicious Government consigned to obscurity ; and under the conduct of your chosen leaders, march with a steady step to victory ! Heed not the glare of a hired soldiery, or aristocratic yeomanry — they cannot stand the vigorous shock of freemen.
Page 40 - ... being in the country is restored to those equal rights which the God of nature has given to all men ; until an order of things shall be established in which no superiority shall be acknowledged among the citizens of Erin but that of virtue and talents.
Page 40 - Your country is free, and you are about to be avenged. That vile government, which has so long and so cruelly oppressed you, is no more...
Page 70 - In the awful presence of God, I, AB do voluntarily declare, that I will persevere in endeavouring to form a brotherhood of affection among Irishmen of every religious persuasion, and that I will also persevere in my endeavours to obtain an equal, full and adequate representation of all the people of Ireland.
Page 44 - Christ in the heart of every man who thinks of me, Christ in the mouth of every man who speaks to me, Christ in every eye that sees me, Christ in every ear that hears me.
Page 119 - Excellency the Lord- Lieutenant full powers to put down the rebellion, and to punish rebels in the most summary manner, according to martial law, does hereby give notice to all his Majesty's subjects, that he is determined to exert the powers...

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