The Journal of the American-Irish Historical Society, Volume 3

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The Society, 1900 - Irish
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Page 92 - THE muffled drum's sad roll has beat The soldier's last tattoo ; No more on life's parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread, And glory guards, with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead.
Page 40 - ... no danger shall affright, no difficulties intimidate us; and if, in support of our rights, we are called to encounter even death, we are yet undaunted ; sensible that he can never die too soon who lays down his life in support of the laws and liberties of his country.
Page 94 - Your parliament had done us no wrong. You had ever been friendly to the rights of mankind : and we acknowledge with pleasure and gratitude that your nation has produced patriots who have nobly distinguished themselves in the cause of humanity and America.
Page 92 - The heroes' sepulchre. Rest on, embalmed and sainted dead! Dear as the blood ye gave ; No impious footstep here shall tread The herbage of your grave; Nor shall your glory be forgot While Fame her record keeps, Or Honor points the hallowed spot Where Valor proudly sleeps.
Page 123 - ... Ireland, came to this country in the year 1774, destitute of the comforts of life; but by his industry and good economy he acquired a good estate ; and, having no children, he at his death devised his estate to his wife, Mrs. Rebecca Cargill, and to a number of his friends and relations by marriage, and especially a large and generous donation to the town of Concord for benevolent and charitable purposes. " How strange, O God, who reigns on high, That I should come so far to die ; And leave my...
Page 64 - M'Evers has been so long your Father's and your Honor's Constable, that he would make a very good Figure on the Bench of our Courts of Sessions and Common Pleas, and no very contemptible one on those of our Courts of Assize and General Goal Delivery.
Page 114 - Around Cleburne thickly lay the gallant men who, in his desperate assault, followed him with the implicit confidence that in another army was given to Stonewall Jackson ; and in the one case, as in the other, a vacancy was created which could never be filled.
Page 58 - There has lately been made, upon and behind the Mountains of Virginia, a new Irish Settlement, by a Transmigration of sundry of those that, within these thirty Years past, went from the North of Ireland to Pennsylvania. As the Soil in that new Irish Settlement is natural and friendly to Grass, they will, for many Years to come, raise great Quantities of neat Cattle,-'5 as the Climate is benign, and their Outlets on Commonages large.
Page 86 - The Colonies which now form the United States may be considered as Europe transplanted. Ireland, England, Scotland, France, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, and Italy furnished the original stock of the present population, and are generally supposed to have contributed to it in the order named.
Page 59 - England that had been lost here through neglect of the Crown, entered as it were unobserved and unseen, and yet not without some success. A little Church was built in Newport, the Metropolis of the Colony, in 1702, and that in which I officiate in Narraganset, [since removed to the village of Wickford and principally rebuilt.] in 1707.

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