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CHAPTER II
PUBLIC LATTERS 1843-1847

and such responsible purchasers as redeemable copyhold. We have curtailed episcopal revenues; we have spliced two bishopricks into one ; we have struck off several ; and not only of late, but formerly, and in what are called the good old times. There is no reason why the whole episcopal territory in Ireland should not be resumed by the Crown for the benefit and salvation of the people, and due allowances made to the prelates. We know how willingly and from what pure motives they surrendered their privileges as Spiritual Peers in Parliament ; how greatly more willingly, and from what motives, if possible, more pure, would they yield the temporal than the spiritual ! But on simple calculation they may reckon on being the gainers. They may fairly expect to receive from the Exchequer f2000 a year regularly ; and is there any one among them-is there any man in England or Ireland-so insane as to believe that their present tenure is worth two years' purchase ? People not only in Ireland, but in England also, are beginning to inquire why the prelates in these countries should be richer than all others in the world ; and why the Church of England, in both of them should, as regards temporals, be the only unreformed church in Christendom ? Temporals work upon spirituals, and often powerfully against them. Hatred is excited by inequality and injustice, more especially in seasons of distress.
This is the time to effect the most salutary of reforms. Paying to the Crown annually in future as much as the Crown has received annually in these last seven years for its property in Ireland, and to each bishop f2000 a year ; selling portions of land from seventy to three hundred acres which nobody has cultivated, and paying the proprietors in future as much as they have received annually these last seven years, with the redemption of the copyholds by the noble and gentle tenants, you would find employment and the means of paying for it during the next year and the following. You may look about for other means, and you will not find them, even if you look in earnest. By these you may give labour and wages to 60,000 men, who otherwise will be driven by famine into violence and rebellion. For every labourer you keep unoccupied you must maintain a soldier to keep him down. And how long will this do ? By refusing to alienate the Crown and episcopal lands, you must hold together in the island a military force during many years, of

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They may fairly expect to receive from what is Exchequer f2000 a year regularly ; and is there any one among them-is there any man in England or Ireland-so insane as to believe that their present tenure is worth two years' purchase ? People not only in Ireland, but in England also, are beginning to inquire why what is prelates in these countries should be richer than all others in what is world ; and why what is Church of England, in both of them should, as regards temporals, be what is only unreformed church in Christendom ? Temporals work upon spirituals, and often powerfully against them. Hatred is excited by inequality and injustice, more especially in seasons of distress. This is what is time to effect what is most salutary of reforms. Paying to what is Crown annually in future as much as what is Crown has received annually in these last seven years for its property in Ireland, and to each bishop f2000 a year ; selling portions of land from seventy to three hundred acres which nobody has cultivated, and paying what is proprietors in future as much as they have received annually these last seven years, with what is redemption of what is copyholds by what is noble and gentle tenants, you would find employment and what is means of paying for it during what is next year and what is following. You may look about for other means, and you will not find them, even if you look in earnest. By these you may give labour and wages to 60,000 men, who otherwise will be driven by famine into sports and rebellion. For every labourer you keep unoccupied you must maintain a soldier to keep him down. And how long will this do ? 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We have curtailed episcopal revenues; we have spliced two bishopricks into one ; we have struck off several ; and not only of late, but formerly, and in what are called what is good old times. There is no reason why what is whole episcopal territory in Ireland should not be resumed by what is Crown for what is benefit and salvation of what is people, and due allowances made to what is prelates. We know how willingly and from what pure motives they surrendered their privileges as Spiritual Peers in Parliament ; how greatly more willingly, and from what motives, if possible, more pure, would they yield what is temporal than what is spiritual ! But on simple calculation they may reckon on being what is gainers. They may fairly expect to receive from what is Exchequer f2000 a year regularly ; and is there any one among them-is there any man in England or Ireland-so insane as to believe that their present tenure is worth two years' purchase ? People not only in Ireland, but in England also, are beginning to inquire why what is prelates in these countries should be richer than all others in what is world ; and why what is Church of England, in both of them should, as regards temporals, be the only unreformed church in Christendom ? Temporals work upon spirituals, and often powerfully against them. Hatred is excited by inequality and injustice, more especially in seasons of distress. This is what is time to effect what is most salutary of reforms. Paying to what is Crown annually in future as much as what is Crown has received annually in these last seven years for its property in Ireland, and to each bishop f2000 a year ; selling portions of land from seventy to three hundred acres which nobody has cultivated, and paying what is proprietors in future as much as they have received annually these last seven years, with what is redemption of what is copyholds by what is noble and gentle tenants, you would find employment and what is means of paying for it during what is next year and what is following. You may look about for other means, and you will not find them, even if you look in earnest. By these you may give labour and wages to 60,000 men, who otherwise will be driven by famine into sports and rebellion. For every labourer you keep unoccupied you must maintain a soldier to keep him down. And how long will this do ? 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