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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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A Consideration of the State of Ireland in the Nineteenth Century

Godfrey Locker Lampson - Ireland - 1907 - 699 pages
...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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Classical Economics: January 1820 to November 1820

Donald Rutherford - Classical school of economics - 1999 - 520 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...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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Essays social and political, 1802-1825. With memoir

Sydney Smith - 1880
...and sorry was he to add that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had beeniso base as to instigate the insurgents to rob the clergy...in a more abject state of poverty than human nature could be supposed equal to bear." — " Grattan's Speeches," vol. i., p. 252. We are not, of course,...
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