Ireland: Its Scenery, Character and History, Volume 4

Francis A. Niccolls, 1911

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Pagina 172 - when these are bought, thou must needs buy those also which border thereon. Knowest thou what Isaiah saith? 'Woe unto you that join house to house and lay field to field, even to the end of the place: shall you alone dwell in the midst of the earth?
Pagina 134 - LORD, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth ; send thy HOLY GHOST, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace, and of all virtues ; without which, whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee : Grant this for thine only Son JESUS CHRIST'S sake. Amen.
Pagina 219 - When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung; By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honor comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there!
Pagina 205 - The next day, the other two Towers were summoned ; in one of which was about six or seven score ; but they refused to yield themselves : and we knowing that hunger must compel them, set only good guards to secure them from running away until their stomachs were come down. From one of the said Towers, notwithstanding their condition, they killed and wounded some of our men. When they submitted, their officers were knocked on the head; and every tenth man" of the soldiers killed; and the...
Pagina 354 - Roman catholic clergy began to exert themselves with energy and success against a system to which they were on principle opposed, and which they feared might lead in its results to proselytism, even although no such object were contemplated by its promoters. When this opposition arose, founded on such grounds, it soon became manifest that the system could not become one of national education.
Pagina 351 - Q. Is the church of Rome a sound and uncorrupt church ? A. No; it is extremely corrupt in doctrine, worship, and practice.
Pagina 2 - Like the bright lamp that shone in Kildare's holy fane, And burned through long ages of darkness and storm...
Pagina 7 - The general opinion as to theorigin of bogs is that they are not primitive or original masses of earth, but accumulations of vegetable matter, which has undergone a peculiar change under a degree of temperature not sufficiently great to decompose the plants that have sprung upon the surface.
Pagina 383 - ... their first attempt; but they had not gone above six yards before they found the man that had been heard to groan, who was the same that had killed one of our men with his pistol, and who, resolving not to quit his post, had been, upon stopping the holes of the rock, choked by the smoke.
Pagina 157 - The Spanish fleet thou canst not see — because — It is not yet in sight !

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