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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. IRISH DISORDER
DUE TO WEAK ADMINISTRATION, NOT TO DEFECTS IN THE LAW--RESIGNATION
OF LORD COWPER AND MR FORSTER--CRIMES ACT OF 1882--SERVICES OF
RESIDENT MAGISTRATES--MODIFICATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEM--HABEAS
CORPUS SUSPENSION ACT--GENERAL REFLECTIONS ON THE
SITUATION--OBJECTS OF THE LAND LEAGUE--FARMERS HOLD ALOOF FROM THE
LEAGUE--EXTENSION OF DISTRICT TO BRUFF--EXAMPLE OF DEFECTIVE SYSTEM
OF ADMINISTRATION--CONFERENCE WITH CHIEF SECRETARY--MR FORSTER'S
SCHEME--APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL RESIDENT MAGISTRATES--MEASURES
ADOPTED BY SPECIAL MAGISTRATES--SYSTEM OF PROTECTION TO
INDIVIDUALS--SYSTEM OF PATROL--EMPLOYMENT OF TROOPS ON PROTECTION
DUTY--ENERGY OF THE LAND LEAGUE--ITS MERCILESS CRUELTY. I Have
never entertained the least doubt that the ordinary law of the land
is amplysufficient in its strength for the purpose of maintaining
order even in Ireland, though I am not prepared to urge that under
all conceivable conditions its provisions would suffice for the
purpose of restoring order. My faith, how EFFICIENCY OF THE
ORDINARY LAW. 197 ever, in the efficiency of the ordinary law is
almost unbounded. It is not the imperfection of the law, but its
spasmodic and weak administration that has produced the present
condition of social anarchy in Ireland. Had the law been enforced
from the beginning of 18 81, many a life would have been saved, and
the British nation would have been spared one of the greatest blots
that has stained its history. The opportunity was lost, and we are
witnesses to the sequel. If Ireland were quieted to-morrow, we
cannot expect that the triumphant maintenance of disorder over law
for six years, the demoralising doctrines taught for so lengthened
a period with impunity, and the shocking callousness with...
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Charles Dalton Clifford Lloyd
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