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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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Irish Eloquence: The Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

Member of the bar - Orators - 1857 - 543 pages
...landloid 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 paeelry than human nature...
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The Speeches of the Right Honorable John Philpot Curran

John Philpot Curran - Ireland - 1862 - 471 pages
...satisfied witb the present; extortion, some landlords have been so base as to instigate the insurgents tc rob the clergy of their tithes, not in order to alleviate...might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents already paid. I fear it wiT. require the utmost ability of parliament to come to the root of those...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1847
...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...tithes, not in order to alleviate the distresses of their tenantry, but that they might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents they already paid....
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The History of Ireland: From the Treaty of Limerick to the Present ..., Volume 1

Ireland - 1869 - 640 pages
...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...that they might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack rents already paid. It would require the utmost ability of Parliament to come to the root of those...
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The History of Ireland,: From the Treaty of Limerick to the ..., Volume 1

Digital images - 1869
...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...that they might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack rents already paid. It would require the utmost ability of Parliament to come to the root of those...
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The history of Ireland: from the treaty of Limerick to the present time ...

Ireland - 1869
...landlord grasped the whole, ami sorry was he to add, that not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the...to rob the clergy of their tithes, not in order to alluviale the distrc -es of the tenantry, but that they might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack...
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Selections from Speeches of Earl Russell, 1817 to 1841, and from ..., Volume 2

Earl John Russell Russell - Great Britain - 1870
...whole, and, sorry am I 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 rackrents already paid.' That was the character given of the landlords by Mr. Fitzgibbon, as the Attorney-general....
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Selections from Speeches of Earl Russell, 1817 to 1841, and from ..., Volume 2

Earl John Russell Russell - Great Britain - 1870
...whole, and, sorry am I 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 rackrents already paid.' That was the character given of the landlords by Mr. Fitzgibbon, as the Attorney-general....
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Christian ethics - 1870 - 480 pages
...landlord grasped the whole ; and sorry was he to add, that, not satisfied with (he present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the...distresses of the tenantry, but that they might add ihe clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents they already paid. The poor people of Munster lived in a...
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The Irish landlord since the Revolution

Patrick Lavelle - Land tenure - 1870 - 541 pages
...landlords, who grasp at the whole produce of the soil, and, not satisfied with present extortion, hare been so base as to instigate the insurgents to rob...tithes, not in order to alleviate the distresses of their tenantry, but that they may add the share of the clergj' to the cruel RACK-RENTS already paid."*...
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