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" ... been so base as to instigate the insurgents to rob the clergy of their tithes, not in order to alleviate the distresses of the tenantry, but that they might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents they already paid. The poor people of Munster... "
The Works of Sydney Smith - Page 99
by Sydney Smith - 1844 - 333 pages
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1844
...landlord grasped the whole; and sorry was he to add, that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the...The poor people of Munster lived in a more abject slate of poverty than human nature could be supposed equal to bear.' — Grattan's Speeches, vol. i....
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1845
...landlord grasped the whole ; and sorry was he to add, that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the...in a more abject state of poverty than human nature could be supjwsed equal to bear.' — Grattan's Speeches, vol. i. 292. • We are not, of course, in...
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1845
...landlord grasped the whole : and sorry was he to add, that not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the...might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents already paid ; the poor people of Munster lived in a more abject state of povetry than human nature...
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Essays

Sydney Smith - 1847
...landlord grasped the whole ; and sorry was he to add, that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the...in a more abject state of poverty than human nature could be supposed equal to bear." — Grattan's Speeches, vol. i. 292. We are not, of course, in such...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran

John Philpot Curran - Ireland - 1847 - 603 pages
...the whole: and sorry I am to add, that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords have been so base as to instigate the insurgents to rob...might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents already paid. I fear it will require the utmost ability of parliament to come to the root of those...
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Ireland: Historical and Statistical, Volume 2

George Lewis Smyth - Ireland - 1847
...that, not satisfied with \ the present extortion, some landlords have been so base as to instigate I , the insurgents to rob the clergy of their tithes,...that they might add the clergy's share / to the cruel rack rents they already paid. The poor people of Munster ' lived in a more abject state of poverty...
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Ireland before and after the union with Great Britain. with additions

Robert Montgomery Martin - 1848
...unhappy tenantry are ground to powder by relentless landlords. I may add, that some landlords have been so base as to instigate the insurgents to rob the clergy of their tithes in order to add the clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents already paid. Nothing can be done for their...
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Ireland Before and After the Union with Great Britain

Robert Montgomery Martin - Electronic book - 1848 - 424 pages
...unhappy tenantry are ground to powder by relentless landlords. I may add, that some landlords have been so base as to instigate the insurgents to rob the clergy of their tithes in order to add the clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents already paid. Nothing can be done for their...
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The Modern British Essayists: Smith, Sydney. Works

English essays - 1852
...landlord grasped the whole; and sorry was he to add, that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the...already paid. The poor people of Munster lived in a more atjeel ttate of poverty than human nature could be supposed equal to bear." — Oration's Speeches,...
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Selections from the Writings ...

Rev. Sidney Smith - English essays - 1854
...landlord grasped the whole ; and sorry was he to add, that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the...of Munster lived in a more abject state of poverty tJian human nature could be supposed equal to bear.'"—Grattan's Speeches, vol. i. 292. We are not,...
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