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Irish poet, fl. 1856, whose only work was a book of poems called Musings in the Village Haunts.


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Quote Left Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation Quote Right
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Quote Left All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing Quote Right
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Quote Left Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests; which interests each must maintain, as an agent and advocate, against other agents and advocates; but parliament is a deliberative assembly of one nation, with one interest, that of the whole; where, not local purposes, not local prejudices ought to guide, but the general good, resulting from the general reason of the whole. You choose a member indeed; but when you have chosen him, he is not a member of Bristol, but he is a member of parliament. Quote Right
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Quote Left Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none Quote Right
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Quote Left Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind. Quote Right
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