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1858 - Ireland
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48 daies ancient Annals Annals of Clonmacnoise antiquities Archaeological Ardmore Arklow Armagh Ballymote Ballyragget Banagher barony Barrister-at-Law battle of Clontarf Blackwater called Cambrian Archaeological Association Carew Carlow Carrick-on-Suir Castle Castlecomer century church Cliodhna Cloghan Clonmacnoise Clonmel Cloyne Cluain Cork county of Kilkenny Desmond Down Survey Dublin Dublin Castle Dundalk Dungarvan Earl Earl of Desmond Earl of Ormonde Earl of Thomond Edward effigial monuments Elegy English Enniskillen Extracts Fergal Firbis Florence Four Masters Freney Freshford Galway Gelanor George Carew Glendalough Gowran Graves hath haue Henry Hy-Many inscription Ireland Irish Irish Calendar Irish language Irish Ordnance Survey James James Graves Jerpoint Abbey John John O'Hanlon Keash Kilcullen Kildare Kilkenny Castle Kilkerrin King King's County Kingdom of Ireland land Leinster letter Liber Regalis Limerick Lismore Lord Lusmagh Mac Carthy Meath Milesian Milesius monument Munster near Newry O'Donovan O'Kelly O'Neill Ogham Ogygia Ordnance Ormonde parish Parliament of England Patrick Peter Carew Piltown Portarlington present quarto Queen Queen's County Richard Roscrea Royal Irish Academy Scota Scotland sent Shane O'Neill Sir Richard Boyle Society stone Thomas Thomas Dineley Thomastown Tipperary Tirone Tower town townland Trinity College Tuatha de Danann tyme Tyrone Ulster unto uppon volume Waterford Wexford Wicklow wilbe William William Lenthall wood written wyfe Youghal

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Page 132 - Scylla, bathing in the sea that parts Calabria from the hoarse Trinacrian shore : Nor uglier follow the night-hag, when call'd In secret, riding through the air she comes, Lur'd with the smell of infant blood, to dance With Lapland witches, while the labouring moon Eclipses at their charms.
Page 132 - Now the storm begins to lour, Haste the loom of hell prepare, Iron sleet of arrowy shower Hurtles in the darken'd air.
Page 228 - Colman, forsaking their native island, retired thither, either for the sake of Divine studies, or of a more continent life ; and some of them presently devoted themselves to a monastical life, others chose rather to apply themselves to study, going about from one master's cell to another.
Page 111 - The document is not dated, but from the writing 1 would infer it to be the latter part of the sixteenth or beginning of the seventeenth century. William Sarsfield was Mayor of Cork in 1542, and again in 1556; Thomas Sarsfield, in 1580; James Sarsfield, in 1599; Thomas Sarsfield, in 1603 ; William Sarsfield, in 1606 ; Thomas Sarsfield, in 1639. It was probably during the mayoralty of one of these that the insignia was purchased. It was Queen Elizabeth who gave them the very beautiful collar of SS.,...
Page 362 - THE DISCOVERY of AMERICA by the NORTHMEN, IN THE TENTH CENTURY, WITH Notices of the early Settlements of the Irish in the Western Hemisphere...
Page 185 - Ag. fusipes to pickle, in clusters under them ; Puffballs, which some of our friends have not inaptly compared to sweet-bread for the rich delicacy of their unassisted flavour...
Page 352 - RYNO THE wind and the rain are past: calm is the noon of day. The clouds are divided in heaven. Over the green hills flies the inconstant sun. Red through the stony vale comes down the stream of the hill. Sweet are thy murmurs, O stream! but more sweet is the voice I hear. It is the voice of Alpin, the son of song, mourning for the dead!
Page 132 - Far less abhorr'd than these Vex'd Scylla, bathing in the sea, that parts Calabria from the hoarse Trinacrian shore...
Page 48 - Hoc erat, experto frustra Varrone Atacino Atque quibusdam aliis, melius quod scribere possem, Inventore minor : ñeque ego illi detrahere ausim Haerentem capiti cum multa laude coronam.
Page 35 - ... fill up the rest of the structure. In the adjoining bedroom is another mantelpiece of oak, barbarously painted over. The Dutch tiles of the fireplace are about four inches square, with various devices inscribed in a circular border. Behind the wainscoting of this room, a recess was a few years ago revealed in which a part of the old monkish library, hidden at the period of the Reformation, was discovered.

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