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PERMANENT AND UNIVERSAL:

ITS PRACTICABILITY, VALUE,

AND

CONSISTENCY WITH DIVINE REVELATION.

A Prize Essay,

BY

H. T. J. MACNAMARA.

LONDON:

SAUNDERS AND OTLEY, CONDUIT STREET.

1841.

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TO THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE

LORD VISCOUNT PALMERSTON;

THESE PAGES ARE RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED

BY HIS LORDSHIP's

MOST OBEDIENT AND MOST HUMBLE SERVANT,

THE AUTHOR.

INTRODUCTION.

The present work was undertaken in consequence of the following circular:

PRIZE ESSAY.

The Committee of “the Society for the Promotion of Permanent and Universal Peace," offer a prize of

ONE HUNDRED GUINEAS

for the best essay, and another of Twenty Guineas for the second best essay, on the following subjects :

First-To show that War, under all circumstances, is inconsistent with the precepts of the Gospel, and the spirit of the Christian Dispensation.

Second-To point out the duties of Magistrates and Peace Officers in cases of Tumults, Insurrections and

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