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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 Irish landlord since the Revolution

Patrick Lavelle - Land tenure - 1870 - 541 pages
...who grasp at the^whole produce of the soil, and, not satisfied with present extortion, have been BO base as to instigate the insurgents to rob the clergy...tithes, not in order to alleviate the distresses of their tenantry, but that they may add the share of the clergy to the cruel RACK-RENTS already paid."*...
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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 the clergy of their tithes, not iu order to alleviate the distresses of the tenantry, but that they might add the clergy's share to...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1871
...instigate the insurgents to rob the clergy of their tithes, not in order to alleviate the distress of the tenantry, but 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 evils....
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The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2

James Anthony Froude - British - 1874
...the whole. Sorry I am to add that, not satisfied with their 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. Sir, I fear it will require the utmost ability of Parliament to come to the root of these...
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The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2

James Anthony Froude - British - 1874
...grasps the whole. Sorry I am to add that, satisfied with their 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. Sir, I fear it will require the utmost ability of Parliament to come to the root of these...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1876
...landlords, who grasp at the whole produce of the soil, and not satisfied with present extortion, have been so base as to instigate the insurgents to rob...tithes, not in order to alleviate the distresses of their tenantry, butthat they may add the share of the clergy to the cruel rackrents already paid."...
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Essays social and political

Sydney Smith - 1877
...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., p. 292. We are not, of course,...
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Fifty Years of Concessions to Ireland, 1831-1881, Volume 2

Richard Barry O'Brien - Ireland - 1883
...and sorry I am to say that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords have been so bad as to instigate the insurgents to rob the clergy of their tithes, not in order to alleviate the distress of the tenantry, but that they might add the clergy's to the cruel rack-rents already paid."...
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A Critical Examination of Irish History: Being a Replacement of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Dunbar Ingram - Ireland - 1900
...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. . . . The poor people of M1n1ster live in a more abject state of poverty than human nature...
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Irish History and the Irish Question: By Goldwin Smith

Goldwin Smith - Ireland - 1905 - 270 pages
...landlord grasps the whole. Sorry I am to add that, unsatisfied with 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. Sir, I fear it will require the utmost ability of Parliament to come to the root of these...
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