The History of the County and City of Cork, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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T.C. Newby, 1861 - Cork (Ireland : County)
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Page 438 - How dreadful is this place ! This is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.
Page 501 - And on the broken pavement, here and there, Doth many a stinking sprat and herring lie ; A brandy and tobacco shop is near, And hens, and dogs, and hogs are feeding by ; And here a sailor's jacket hangs to dry.
Page 132 - There is a faith that overcomes the world, and there is a faith that is overcome by the world...
Page 340 - Desmond a thousand wild fountains Come down to that lake from their home in the mountains. There grows the wild ash, and a time-stricken willow Looks chidingly down on the mirth of the billow, As, like some gay child, that sad monitor scorning, It lightly laughs back to the laugh of the morning.
Page 28 - demanded any marriage portion, neither promise of any, it not being in my consideration ; yet her father, after her marriage, gave me one thousand pounds in gold with her. But that gift of his daughter unto me, I must ever thankfully acknowledge, as the crown of all my blessings ; for she was a most religious, virtuous, loving, and obedient wife unto me all the days of her life, and the happy mother of all my hopeful children, whom with their posterity I beseech God to bless.
Page 416 - And still upon that face I look, And think 'twill smile again; And still the thought I will not brook, That I must look in vain. But when I speak — thou dost not say What thou ne'er left'st unsaid; And now I feel, as well I may, Sweet Mary, thou art dead!
Page 92 - The next day, the other two Towers were summoned ; in one of which was about six or seven score ; but they refused to yield themselves : and we knowing that hunger must compel .them, set only good guards to secure them from running away until their stomachs were come down. From one of the said Towers, notwithstanding their condition, they killed and wounded some of our men. When they submitted, their officers...
Page 6 - I, that was wont to behold her riding like Alexander, hunting like Diana, walking like Venus, the gentle wind blowing her fair hair about her pure cheeks, like a nymph, sometimes sitting in the shade like a goddess, sometimes singing like an angel, sometimes playing like Orpheus ; behold the sorrow of this world ! once amiss hath bereaved me of all.
Page 383 - Brethren above named, have constituted and appointed, and by these Presents, do constitute and appoint them, the said A., B., I., F., &c.
Page 92 - Enemy had made three retrenchments, both to the :ight and left 'of where we entered; all which they were forced to quit. Being thus entered, we refused them quarter ; having, the day before, summoned the Town. I believe we put to the sword the whole number of the defendants. I do not think Thirty of the whole number escaped with their lives.

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