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1873 - Ireland
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Page 431 - GOD bless the king, I mean the faith's defender; God bless no harm in blessing the pretender; But who pretender is, or who is king, God bless us all that's quite another thing.
Page 341 - Lang (ANDREW). LETTERS TO DEAD AUTHORS. Fcp. 8vo, 2s. 6d. net. BOOKS AND BOOKMEN. With 2 Coloured Plates and 17 Illustrations. Fcp. 8vo, 2s. 6d. net. OLD FRIENDS. Fcp. 8vo, 2s. 6d. net.
Page 81 - 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 ii - The Committee wish it to be distinctly understood, that they do not hold themselves responsible for the statements and opinions contained in the Papers read at the Meetings of the Society, and here printed, except so far as the 9th and 10th Amended General Rules extend.
Page 430 - in 1760 there was a great scarcity of copper coin in Ireland, upon which a society of Irish gentlemen applied for leave, upon proper conditions, to coin half-pence; which being granted, those appeared with a very bad portrait of George II., and 'Voce Populi' around it. The bust bears a much greater resemblance to the Pretender; but whether this was a piece of waggery in the engraver, or only arose from his ignorance in drawing, must be left to doubt.
Page 82 - Report of the Proceedings of the Geological and Polytechnic Society of the West Riding of Yorkshire, 18634.
Page 494 - House, yet the confluence of people that flockt thither to see him was so great, as in half an hour he could not make his passage through the crowd ; and after supper he had the like encounters at his returne to his lodging.
Page 494 - Towne, there was a mighty concourse of people, insomuch as all the Streets, Doores, and windowes, yea the very gutters and tops of the Houses were so filled with them, as if they came to see him, whom God had sent to...
Page 494 - God had sent to be that comfort and delight their souls and hearts most desired ; and they welcomed him with all the expressions and signs of joy, every one throwing upon him wheat and salt, an ancient ceremony used in that province upon the election of their new mayors and officers as a prediction of future peace and plenty.
Page 152 - Well, sir," said the culprit, with a kind of arch whimsical face and manner, "to oblige you, I will get bail," and was walking off. " What 's that ! " said the mayor, "to oblige me ! you get bail, to oblige me, you young scoundrel! lay hold on him.

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