Dublin, Cork, and South of Ireland: A Literary, Commercial, and Social Review

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Stratten & Stratten, 1892 - Cork (Ireland) - 326 pages
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Page 26 - It is time for me to have done with the world, and so I would if I could get into a better before I was called into the best, and not die here in a rage, like a poisoned rat in a hole.
Page 116 - who were driven to yield at last through hunger, "when they submitted, their officers were knocked on the head, every tenth man of the soldiers killed, and the rest shipped for Barbadoes." " I am persuaded,
Page 23 - of manly hearts mourning for you. From generation to generation we take up the fond tradition of your beauty, we watch and follow your tragedy, your bright morning love and purity, your constancy, your grief, your sweet martyrdom. We know your legend by heart.
Page 23 - She was looked upon as one of the most beautiful, graceful, and agreeable young women in London—only a little too fat. Her hair was blacker than a raven, and every feature of her face in perfection.
Page 135 - become a member Of Parliament. A clever spouter He'll sure turn out, or An out and outer " To be let alone." Don't hope to hinder him Or to bewilder him, Sure he's a pilgrim From the Blarney Stone.
Page 116 - when one of them was heard to say in the midst of the flames, ' God damn me, I burn, I burn.'" In the church itself nearly one thousand were put to the sword. " I believe all their friars were knocked on the head promiscuously but two.
Page 117 - who have imbrued their hands in so much innocent blood, and that it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood in the future.
Page 28 - more than two nursery maids to keep company with the statue of George I., who rides on horseback in the middle of the garden, the horse having its foot up to trot, as if he wanted to go out of town too.
Page 154 - Claret is the liquor for boys ; port for men ; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy
Page 139 - Its bold notes free, Made the bells of Shandon Sound far more grand on The pleasant waters Of the

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