Speaker, members of my family and friends, my countrymen, and the friends of my country, wherever they may be, we meet again, as upon a like moment four years ago, and again you have witnessed my solemn oath of service to you. --Christian brothers be damned! said Mr Dedalus. --God and religion before everything! Dante cried. They were too beautiful to be posted; I kept them myself; I have them all to this hour.