History of Ireland: from the earliest times to the present day, Volume 3

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The Gresham publishing company, 1649 - Ireland

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Page 205 - to see that damnable rebel Tyrone brought to England, honoured and well liked. Oh, what is there that does not prove the inconstancy of worldly matters. How I did labour after that knave's destruction ; I adventured perils by sea and land, was near starving, eat horse-flesh in Munster, and all to quell that man, who
Page 41 - scarce half in numbers, charged our whole army, and by the cowardice of one wretch (Wingfield) was like, in one hour, to have left not one man of that army alive, and after to have taken me and the rest at Armagh.
Page 22 - and that there was not left a bell, small or large, an image, or an altar, or a book, or a gem, or even glass in a window from the wall of the church out which was not carried off;
Page 41 - durst Scot or Irishman look an Englishman in the face in plain or wood, and now Shane, in a plain three miles away from any wood, hath with 120 horse, and a few Scots and
Page 48 - he used to slice a portion above the daily alms, and send it to some beggar at his gate, saying it was meet to serve Christ first.
Page 211 - that they had never been persecuted for their religion ; that indeed it would be impossible to do so, seeing they had no religion at all, their condition being to think murder no fault, marriage of no use, and no man valiant that did not glory in rapine and oppression.
Page 88 - that upon the face of the earth where Christ is professed there is not a church in so miserable a case.
Page 84 - have meddled with Her Majesty's prerogative, which is not limited by Magna Charta nor found in Littleton's Tenures, nor written in Books of Assize.
Page 42 - O'Neill the Great, cousin of St. Patrick, friend to the Queen of England, enemy to all the world besides.
Page 5 - heart torn out of my body. When the King's subjects commit such offences, they are traitors and rebels, and so I will

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