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1870 - Ireland
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Page 262 - THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL, Published under the Direction of the Central Committee of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, for the Encouragement and Prosecution of Researches into the Arts and Monuments of the Early and Middle Ages.
Page 116 - Report of the Proceedings of the Geological and Polytechnic Society of the West Riding of Yorkshire, 1863 4.
Page 512 - C, is from a massive plain ring, 4J inches in diameter, on which another small ring plays, like the bronze article figured and described at page * AD 3872. " It was Muineamhon that first caused chains of gold [to be worn] on the necks of kings and chieftains in Ireland.
Page 237 - It will be in the recollection of those who have read the history of the Battle of Moytura, that it was this dearth of -water in the neighbourhood of the Neale that compelled the Firbolg King to retreat to the shores of Lough Mask, "Where he is said to have been slain. Lord Kilmain's family tjsed some years ago to send to the borders of Lough Mask for spring water daily.
Page 31 - After having amassed the proper kind of clay and carefully cleaned it, the Indian women take shells which they pound and reduce to a fine powder ; they mix this powder with the clay, and having poured some water on the mass, they knead it with their hands and feet, and make it into a paste, of which they form rolls six or seven feet long and of a thickness suitable to their purpose.
Page 15 - It shall be the duty of the Committee to revise all Papers which are to be read to the Association, to ascertain that they are in all respects unobjectionable, and, in particular, that they are in accordance with the preceding rule. 12. The Accounts of the Association shall be audited at the second General Meeting in each year.
Page 134 - Beranger, in his anecdotes on the blank pages of his Journal, gives a still further description of the inhabitants, and says, that in the winter months they " Subsist on what provision they had gathered, as potatoes, dry fish, milk, and now and then on mutton. The inhabitants are all Roman Catholicks ; seem very innocent, good-natured, and devout, but at the same time very superstitious and credulous. They told us, as a most undoubted fact, that during the most horrid tempests of winter, when...
Page 527 - In minutely examining this subterranean wonder, it was found to be a complete gallery, which had been driven forward, many hundred yards, into the bed of coal...
Page 31 - ... one of these rolls by the end, and fixing here with the thumb of the left hand the centre of the vessel they are about to make, they turn the roll with astonishing quickness around this centre, describing a spiral line; now and then they dip their fingers into water and smooth with the right hand the inner and outer surface of the vase they intend to fashion, which would become ruffled or undulated without that manipulation. In this manner they make all sorts of earthen vessels, plates, dishes,...
Page 515 - I drove my spear through him, so that the spear entered the earth at the other side of him, and its iron head was left buried in the earth. This is the very handle that was in that spear. The round stone from which I made that shot will be found, and east of it will be found the iron head of the spear buried in the earth, and the uluidh (earn) of Fothadh Avighthech will be found a short distance to the east of it.

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