An account of the Isle of Man. With a voyage to I-Columb-kill. To which is added, A dissertation about the Mona of Csar and Tacitus; and an account of the antient Druids, &c. by T. Brown. Ed. with intr. notice and notes, by J.G. Cumming (Google eBook)

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Page 188 - Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.
Page 151 - SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE UNITED STATES. To all to whom these presents may come, greeting: Know ye that the Congress of the United States...
Page 215 - BIBLIOTHECA CANTIANA. A Bibliographical Account of what has been published on the History, Topography, Antiquities, Customs, and Family Genealogy of the County of Kent, with Biographical Notes.
Page 174 - Thing which, for the protection of public liberty was held in the open air, in presence of the assembled people, and conducted by the people's chiefs and representatives, are to be met with, not in the North itself, but in a little island far towards the West, and in the midst of the British Kingdom.
Page 214 - A Practical Grammar of the Ancient Gaelic, or Language of the Isle of Man, usually called Manx.
Page 64 - Deemsters, if you will ask anything of them, and to hear the government of your land and your will ; and the Commons to stand without the circle of the hill, with three...
Page xi - I am out of my imployment after all my care and diligence. All I can say is, I have served an unthankfull man, and I doubt it will turn very much to my prejudis ; but God's will be done. I cannot yet leave the Island myself, but would have her goe for England, but she resolves to stay a winter with me. I desire my service to your brother when you see him. Pray remember me to Mr Cooke and Mr Holt, and believe me, &c. WM. SACHEVERELL. Castle Rushen, 15 Aug*, 1694.
Page 20 - Convers'd with him, and gave him Victuals, and something out of a Bottle, of a greenish Colour, and sweet taste, to drink. This making a Noise, the present Deemster, a Judge of the Island, a Man of good Sense and probity, went into the Mountains to see if he could make any Discovery what they were; he found the Boy, who told him they were sitting under a Hedge about a Hundred Yards from him.
Page 188 - Enquirey may be made into the Execution of those that are in force, there shall be (God willing) a Convocation of the whole Clergy of the Diocese on Thursday in Whitsun Week every Year...
Page 8 - Man, says Boetius, under the government of certain instructors and schoolmasters, to be trained up in learning and virtuous discipline, according to an ancient ordinance thereof made and enacted. So celebrated was the discipline of those ages, that it seems to have passed into a law, that the princes of Scotland should be educated in this Island. Having thus far...

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