Duty, and Other Irish Comedies

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Little, Brown, 1916 - Ireland - 134 pages
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Page 32 - Who fears to speak of Ninety-Eight? Who blushes at the name? When cowards mock the patriot's fate, Who hangs his head for shame? He's all a knave or half a slave Who slights his country thus: But a true man, like you, man, Will fill your glass with us. We drink the memory of the brave, The faithful and the few Some lie far off beyond the wave, Some sleep in Ireland, too...
Page 69 - LOVE'S YOUNG DREAM. OH ! the days are gone, when Beauty bright My heart's chain wove ; When my dream of life, from morn till night, Was love, still love. New hope may bloom, And days may come, Of milder, calmer beam, But there's nothing half so sweet in life As love's young dream : No, there's nothing half so sweet in life As love's young dream.
Page 35 - When boyhood's fire was in my blood, I read of ancient freemen, For Greece and Rome who bravely stood, Three Hundred men and Three men. And then I prayed I yet might see Our fetters rent in twain, And Ireland, long a province, be A Nation once again.
Page 45 - Once more, ladies and gentlemen, from the bottom of my heart, I thank you for the warm patronage you have bestowed upon me, and most respectfully bid you farewell.
Page 45 - If the child's age is between the ages given in the table, a little more or a little less, as the case may be...
Page 42 - I shall vote for that resolution, hut in doing so I wish it to be distinctly understood that I am not bound by any inference as to the comparative time for building the sea-level canal and the lock canal which the passage of the two resolutions might indicate. I believe that the time required for building the two canals, according to the projects before the Board, will depend almost absolutely upon...
Page 106 - tis on my head or my heels I'm standin'.
Page 111 - I have a mind and a will of my own, and I may as well tell you all that I will only marry the man who I will choose for myself.
Page 112 - The man who marries my daughter must be able to support her as I have supported you.

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