The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland: Adapted to the New Poor-law, Franchise, Municipal and Ecclesiastical Arrangements, and Compiled with a Special Reference to the Lines of Railroad and Canal Communication, as Existing in 1814-45, Volume 1
A. Fullarton and Company, 1846 - Ireland
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Page cxxxvi - The last is an annual sum, varying from '21. to 10?., according to the value of the parish, paid by the incumbent, in aid of the maintenance of the episcopal dignity.
Page 102 - Charles came hither, my thoughts sometimes found refuge from severer studies among my friends in Ireland. I fancied strange revolutions at home; but I find it was the rapidity of my own motion that gave an imaginary one to objects really at rest.
Page xxxv - Most of the bogs which lie to the eastward of the Shannon and which occupy a considerable portion of the King's County and the county of Kildare, are generally known by the name of the Bog of Allen.
Page cxliv - ... in the lowest, or fourth class, were comprised all mud cabins having only one room; in the third, a better description of cottage, still built of mud, but varying from...
Page xxxvii - the rainy climate of Ireland, and the wet occupations of the people, with the nature of their food, make a fire more important to them than to most others ; and, in fact, is frequently the substitute for clothing, bedding, and, in part, shelter. Had it not been for the bog, the measures taken in former times to extirpate the nation, might probably have succeeded : but the bog gave them a degree of comfort upon easy terms, and enabled them to live under severe privations of another kind."§ Mr.
Page cxxxv - ... postulate or petition the Pope. The bishops of the province also present the names of two or three eligible persons to the Pope. The new bishop is generally chosen from among this latter number ; but the appointment virtually rests with the cardinals, who constitute the congregation de propaganda fide.
Page xxxv - Ireland, with its narrowest end nearest to the capital, and gradually extending in breadth as it approaches to the western ocean. This great division of the island extending from east to west, is traversed by the Shannon from north to south, and is thus divided into two parts ; of these, the division to the westward of the river contains more than double the extent of the bogs which are to be found in the division to the eastward ; so that if we suppose the whole...
Page ii - FROM THE FUND OF THE CLASS OF 1851 ENLARGED BY A GIFT PROM CHARLES F. DUNBAR (CLASS OF 1851) PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL ECONOMY 1871-1900 THE SECOND BATTALION ROYAL DUBLIN FUSILIERS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1 W.
Page 216 - Adrigoll, in a perpendicular silver column of 800 feet! — nearer still, facing the north, the sugar-loaf mountain, almost as white in its silicious quartzose formation, as if it were crystallized sugar; directly under my feet was the inner harbour of Bantry, protected and divided from the outer bay by the green island of Whiddy; and up and down on that placid water were studded isles and islets, one crested with an ancient castle, another crowned with a modern battery...