Besides, what person in his senses would think of trying to disestablish John Backhouse?
Abolish him, and disestablish hell, and their occupation would be gone.
These forcible-feeble reactionaries are much more likely to explode a revolution that will disestablish us.
You see they want to disestablish everything; but I'm a pretty big landowner here, and I don't want to be disestablished.
It is thought right to disestablish the Church: well, then, let the Clergy go!
You must not disestablish the Church: you must not even leave the Church: you must stop inside it and think what you choose.
The great business of the session of 1869 was, of course, the Bill to disestablish and disendow the Irish Church.