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The Principles of Peace; Exemplified in the Conduct of the Society of Friends in Ireland, During the Rebellion of the Year 1798, with Some Preliminary and Concluding Observations (Paperback) Loot Price: R253
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The Principles of Peace; Exemplified in the Conduct of the Society of Friends in Ireland, During the Rebellion of the Year...

The Principles of Peace; Exemplified in the Conduct of the Society of Friends in Ireland, During the Rebellion of the Year 1798, with Some Preliminary and Concluding Observations (Paperback)

Thomas Hancock

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1843. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Upon which she told her mistress, that their children would be fatherless before that time to-morrow. Her threats, however, proved to be vain. "At length," says an eye-witness, who has recorded some of these events, "the time approached when divine interposition was remarkably conspicuous in this county. Nearly three weeks the rage of religious bigotry spread itself with fire and sword; and, from every information I could learn, and from concurring circumstances, it appeared, the day was fixed for a general massacre of every class who were not of the Romish Church. For, said they, often in my hearing, 'one religion only shall be alloiPeoV* "But, on the eve before that day, the King's army invested Vinegar Hill, and, early in the morning, a battle ensued, in which the United Irishmen were totally defeated and routed. The King's army pursued them to Wexford, got immediate possession of the town, and rescued many of the poor victim Protestants from present death, and all who were not yet made prisoners, from the horrible massacre which was rapidly going forward." Some idea may be formed of the evils produced by contention, even to those whose party may have got the ascendency, when it is known, that a considerable number of the Protestants, who had been taken to the camp of the Rebels at Vinegar Hill as prisoners, were put to death by the victorious army, through ignorance, or through want of discrimination, in the heat of pursuit; as every one in a colored coat was supposed to belong to the Insurgents. CHAPTER V. Testimonies of Friends from different Parts, including a Narrative of Events at Ballitore, and a few Particulars of the Battles of Ross and Antrim. The following interesting journal of the events that occurred in the village of Ballitore, was kept by a Fr...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Thomas Hancock
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-9794-0
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-4590-9794-7
Barcode: 9781459097940

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