Some Account of the First Apparent Symptoms of the Late Rebellion in the County of Kildare, and an Adjoining Part of the King's County: With a Succinct Narrative ... of the Rebellion in the County of Wexford, Especially in the Vicinity of Ross; and a Minute Detail of the Battle Fought in and Near that Town on the 5th of June, 1798, in a Letter to Wentworth Alexander ...
J. Jones, 1800 - Ireland - 160 pages
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Page 151 - Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Page 115 - Alas! alas! Why, all the souls that were were forfeit once ; And He that might the vantage best have took Found out the remedy. How would you be If he, which is the top of judgment, should But judge you as you are? O, think on that; And mercy then will breathe within your lips, Like man new made.
Page 159 - But if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him to drink : for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Page 34 - Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain : let all the inhabitants of the land tremble : for the day of the Lord cometh, for it is nigh at hand...
Page 158 - Thus artists melt the sullen ore of lead, With heaping coals of fire upon its head ; In the kind warmth the metal learns to glow, And, loose from dross, the silver runs below.
Page 154 - By this fhall all men know that ye are my difciples, if ye have love one to another.
Page 29 - No sir,' answered Fitzpatrick, 'I will not swear that : I will bring no man's blood on my head, and if I do inform, who will support and protect me, when I have lost all my scholars, and my neighbours turn upon me ?' — Upon this he was immediately apprehended and escorted to Ross : he was not strangled, however but flogged with great severity ; and it was not with dry eyes that I saw the -punishment inflicted on this...
Page 29 - I saw the punishment inflicted on this humble pioneer of literature. About a month after the battle, both these men were tried before General Cowley, and matters appearing no further against them than I have stated, they were liberated from a close and filthy confinement.
Page 151 - Thou malt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy foul, and with all thy mind : This is the firft and great commandment. And the fecond is like unto it, Thou malt love thy neighbour as thyfelf. On thefe two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
Page 159 - They must first judge themselves, that presume to censure others: And such will not be apt to overshoot the Mark. 543. We are too ready to retaliate, rather than forgive, or gain by Love and Information. 544. And yet we could hurt no Man that we believe loves us. 545. Let us then try what Love...