The ancient and present state of the county and city of Cork: Containing a natural, civil, ecclesiastical, historical, and topographical description thereof, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Published by Guy & Co., Ltd., 70, Patrick Street., 1893 - Cork (Ireland : County)
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Page 213 - The bright-ey'd perch with fins of Tyrian dye. The silver eel, in shining volumes roll'd, The yellow carp, in scales bedropp'd with gold, Swift trouts, diversified with crimson stains, And pikes, the tyrants of the wat'ry plains. Now Cancer glows with Phoebus...
Page 208 - I look for streams immortaliz'd in song. That lost in silence and oblivion lie, (Dumb are their fountains and their channels dry), Yet run for ever by the muse's skill, And in the smooth description murmur still.
Page 290 - ... through the roof of a neighbouring stable. The door, though secured by a strong iron lock, was thrown to the distance of sixty yards, and quite shattered to pieces.
Page 295 - ... or done penance, fuch a limited time, " according to the heinoufnefs of their crimes, " they then were permitted to defcend to the " next floor ; and fo on by degrees, until they " came to the door, which always faced the " entrance of the church, where they ftood to "• receive abfolution from the clergy, and the,
Page 292 - When lo! we reach'd old Ocean's utmost bounds, Where rocks control his waves with ever-during mounds. "There in a lonely land, and gloomy cells, The dusky nation of Cimmeria dwells; The sun ne'er views the uncomfortable seats, When radiant he advances, or retreats: Unhappy race! whom endless night invades, Clouds the dull air, and wraps them round in shades.
Page 208 - And joy likewise this solemne day to see ? They saw it all, and present were in place ; Though I them all according their degree Cannot recount, nor tell their hidden race, Nor read the salvage cuntreis thorough which they pace.
Page 205 - The entire nation, high and low, was enlisted in an organized confederacy against the law. Distinctions of creed were obliterated, and resistance to law became a bond of union between Catholic and Protestant — Irish Celt and English colonist...
Page 48 - ... him to the court, where he presented me to her majesty in her bedchamber; who remembered me, calling me by my name, and giving me her hand to kiss, telling...
Page 305 - January, 1747, aged about fourscore^ feat what is remarkable of him, his mother was interred while she lay in a trance; having been buried in a vault which she found means to open, she walked home, and this Mr. Goodman was born some time after.
Page 32 - Zouch ordered him to take Lord Roche and his lady prisoners, and bring them to Cork, they being suspected of corresponding with the rebels. The seneschal of Imokilly, and David Barry, having notice of this design, assembled seven or eight hundred men to fall on Raleigh, either going or on his return. Raleigh quitted Cork with about ninety men, at ten of the clock at night, and marched towards Bally-in-harsh, twenty miles from Cork, the house of Lord Roche (a nobleman well beloved in the country),...

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