The Miscellany of the Irish Archaeological Society, Volume 1

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For the Irish Archaeological Society, 1846 - Ireland - 302 pages
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Page 31 - Thirty steeds both fleet and wight Stood saddled in stable day and night, Barb'd with frontlet of steel, I trow, And with Jedwood-axe at saddle bow, A hundred more fed free in stall, Such was the custom of Branksome
Page 228 - and first of all she gave two chalices of gold as offerings that day on the Altar to God Almighty, and she also caused to nurse or foster two young orphans. But so it was, we never saw, nor heard neither the like of that day, nor comparable to its glory and solace. And she
Page 13 - Nor a son, nor chance, nor woman, My Druid is Christ, the Son of God,— Christ, the son of Mary, the great abbot, The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.— My estates are with the King of kings, My order is at
Page 171 - him of these as well as his other goods, so that he has nothing now left but some few of his own writing, and a few old rummish books of history printed. In my life I never saw so strangely stony and wild a country. I did not see all this way
Page 72 - in hanc publicam formam reddegi, signo et nomine meis solitis et consuetis signavi, rogatus et requisitus in fidem et testimonium omnium et singulorum premissorum,
Page 171 - I expected to have seen here some old Irish manuscripts, but his ill fortune has stripp'd him of these as well as his other goods, so that he has nothing now left but some few of his own writing, and a few old rummish books of history printed.

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