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... it asserted the freedom of the provincial legislatures “ in all cases of taxation
and internal polity ” ; 3 it demanded the repeal of the obnoxious acts of
Parliament ; 4 it formed an agreement to stop trade with Great Britain , Ireland
and the British ...
He was born in Ireland in 1729 , ' the son of a solicitor in good practice . Though
Burke ' s mother was a Roman Catholic and brought up his sister in the same
faith , yet he and his two brothers adopted the religion of their Protestant father .
In 1761 he went to Ireland , attached in some indefinite way , perhaps as a sort of
secretary , to William Gerard Hamilton , — “ Single - speech " Hamilton , — who
was secretary to the lord - lieutenant . Here Burke studied on the spot those evil ...
Indeed , Sir , England and Ireland may flourish together . The world is large
enough for us both . Let it be our care not to make ourselves too little for it . ” . . .
You obligingly lament that you are not to have me for your advocate ; but if I had
However that may be , it is certain that during the same period , when he was
dealing with a subject on which he was thoroughly informed , Ireland , he showed
his old qualities of statesmanship . He had always been a champion of his down
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