Ireland; Its Evils and Their Remedies: Being a Refutation of the Errors of the Emigration Committee and Others Touching that Country: To which is Prefixed, a Synopsis of an Original Treatise, about to be Published, on the Law of Population; Developing the Real Principle on which it is Universally Regulated
J. Murray, 1828 - 414 ページ
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absenteeism abtv acres agricultural alluded amongst amount appeal argument assert attributed authority benevolence calculations cause century charity common condition consequently contrary cultivation Dean Swift deserted diminished distress economists Edmund Spenser emigration empire employment England especially Essay evils existence exports fact farms favour fecundity former fully happiness human increase Ibid important increasing numbers inhabitants instance interests Irish labour land landlords law of nature least Lord Lord Bacon Malthus mankind marriages means of subsistence ment millions misery modern necessary Netherlands observed occasion paupers perhaps period perpetual political economy poor poor laws popu population of Ireland potatoes poverty present prevails principle of population produce prolificness proof proportion proprietors prove Providence Rathvilly reference regard rents respects says selfishness Sir William Petty Sir William Temple speaking square mile suffering superfecundity suppose theory tical tion tithes true truth wealth whole wretched writer
193 ページ - Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child. If thou afflict them in any wise, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry ; and my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword ; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
96 ページ - ... other, either by hook or crook they must needs depart away, poor, silly, wretched souls, men, women, husbands, wives, fatherless children, widows, woeful mothers, with their young babes, and their whole household small in substance and much in number, as husbandry requireth many hands. Away they trudge, I say, out of their known and accustomed houses, finding no place to rest in.
193 ページ - Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke? Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
191 ページ - Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him : because that for this thing the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.
135 ページ - Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth...
193 ページ - For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward...
194 ページ - Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.
14 ページ - But my heart is too heavy to continue this irony longer: for it is manifest, that whatever stranger took such a journey, would be apt to think himself travelling in Lapland or Ysland, rather than in a country so favoured by nature as ours, both in fruitfulness of soil and temperature of climate. The miserable dress, and diet, and dwelling of the people ; the general desolation in most parts of the kingdom...
151 ページ - ... and of all the slaves that adhered to them. Such would, and, in no long time, must be, the effect of attempting to forbid as a crime, and to suppress as an evil, the command and blessing of Providence, "Increase and multiply.