The history, architecture and antiquities of the cathedral church of st. Canice, Kilkenny, by J. Graves and J.G.A. Prim (Google eBook)

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Hodges, Smith, & Company, 1857 - Kilkenny (Ireland) - 360 pages
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Page 343 - Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life : he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live : and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this ?" JOHN xi.
Page 178 - Secretary thereof, on the day of the month of , in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and [LS] CD, Batonnier.
Page 332 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page 108 - Inquiry into the Origin and Uses of the Round Towers of Ireland;" but on referring to the work in question, Edit.
Page 317 - ... in consideration of his absence during the distribution of the escheated lands in Ulster, in consequence of which no portion was assigned to him, he being then engaged in conducting the loose...
Page 329 - IN THE SAME YEAR, HE DISCHARGED EVERY DUTY OF THE PASTORAL AND EPISCOPAL OFFICE, WITH PRUDENCE VIGILANCE AND FIDELITY ; ADORNING HIS STATION, WITH UNSHAKEN INTEGRITY OF HEART AND PURITY OF CONDUCT ; * Tradition has to these crimes added that of a paper by one of the authors, "Transact. of murder, but without sufficient grounds. See the Kilk. Archseol. Society,
Page 140 - The losses of history, indeed," says Gibbon, "are irretrievable; when the productions of fancy or science have been swept away, new poets may invent, and new philosophers may reason ; but, if the inscription of a single fact be once obliterated, it cannot be restored by the united efforts of genius and industry. The consideration of our past losses should invite the present age to cherish and perpetuate the valuable relics which have escaped.
Page 122 - The cloiclheach (bell-house) of Slane was burnt by the Danes, with its full of reliques and good people, with Caoinechair, Reader of Slane, and the Crosier of the patron saint, and a bell, the best of bells. Annals of the Four Masters. AD 1097. The cloictheach of the Monastery, ie of Monasterboice, with many books and treasures, was burnt.
Page 126 - O mystic Tower, I never gaze on thee Altho' since childhood's scarce remember'd spring Thou wert to me a most familiar thing Without an awe, and not from wonder free ; Wild fancies, too, oft urge themselves on me, Working as though they had the power to fling The veil aside, year after year doth bring More closely round thee, thing of mystery ! Yea, thou dost wake within me such a sense As few things earthly can, thy airy brow Hath felt the breeze for centuries immense ; Who knows what...

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