The Journal of the American-Irish Historical Society, Volume 12

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The Society, 1913 - Ethnology
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Page 90 - The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity: Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew : The conscious stone to beauty grew.
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Page 118 - The rifles Are emptied point-blank in the hearts of the foe: It is green against green, but a principle stifles The Irishman's love in the Georgian's blow. The column has reeled, but it is not defeated ; In front of the guns they re-form and attack; Six times they have done it, and six times retreated, Twelve hundred they came, and two hundred go back. Two hundred go back with the chivalrous story; The wild day is closed in the night's solemn shroud A thousand lie dead, but their death was a glory...
Page 108 - It is with great pleasure that I see so many of the Countrymen of my Father assembled on this occasion. I have always been proud of my ancestry and of being descended from that noble race, and rejoice that I am so nearly allied to a country which has so much to recommend it to the good wishes of the world...
Page 186 - CAST thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
Page 288 - Blessed are the dead who die in the / Lord, for they rest from their labors, / and their works do follow them.
Page 117 - To the Irish division, commanded by General Meagher, was principally committed the desperate task of bursting out of the town of Fredericksburg, and forming, under the withering fire of the Confederate batteries, to attack Marye's Heights, towering immediately in their front.
Page 117 - Albuera, or at Waterloo was more undoubted courage displayed by the sons of Erin than during those six frantic dashes which they directed against the almost impregnable position of their foe. The bodies, which lie in dense masses within forty yards of the muzzles of Colonel Walton's guns, are the best evidence of what manner of men they were who pressed on to death with the dauntlessness of a race which has gained glory on a thousand battle-fields.
Page 112 - Paganism its dazzling lustre, to Barbarism its redeeming trait, to Christianity its heroic form, is not dead. It still lives to console, to sanctify humanity. It has its altar in every clime, its worship and festivities.

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