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acknowledge with thanks Albany American American Revolution American-Irish Historical Society army Avenue became Berwick Boston British Broadway brother Capt Captain Carey Charles Charleston Church Colonel Colonel Sanders command Commander-in-Chief's Guard commissioner Congress Conn Cotton Mather County Court Daniel Darby Kelly daughter descendants died died today director Dublin Edward Elizabeth father Friendly Sons gift Goody Glover Governor Hampshire Hampton Hercules Mooney Ireland Irishman James John F John Kelly John Sullivan Joseph Journal land lawyer Librarian lieutenant March married Mass Massachusetts Master Sullivan mayor mentioned Michael Murphy native of Ireland O'Brien O'Neil parish Patrick patriot Pennsylvania Philadelphia Prendergast president Public Library received records regiment return a grateful Revolution Rhode Island Richard Dexter Samuel Kelly selectmen Sept served settled soldier Somersworth Street Summersworth thanks the receipt Thomas Hamilton Thomas Hamilton Murray tion town trustees Virginia Volume Washington West wife William William McAdoo York City
Page 131 - The next subject of public importance in which his pen became deeply engaged was, in 1810, on the question of the renewal of the charter of the Bank of the United States.
Page 51 - Said Kelly and Burke and Shea. And Shea, the scholar, with rising joy, Said, "We were at Ramillies, We left our bones at Fontenoy And up in the Pyrenees, Before Dunkirk, on Landen's plain, Cremona, Lille and Ghent, We're all over Austria, France and Spain, Wherever they pitched a tent. We've died for England from Waterloo To Egypt and Dargai; And still there's enough for a corps or crew, Kelly and Burke and Shea.
Page 50 - READ out the names!" and Burke sat back, And Kelly drooped his head, While Shea — they call him Scholar Jack — Went down the list of the dead. Officers, seamen, gunners, marines, The crews of the gig and yawl, The bearded man and the lad in his teens, Carpenters, coal-passers — all. Then, knocking the ashes from out his pipe, Said Burke in an offhand way: "We're all in that dead man's list, by Cripe! Kelly and Burke and Shea.
Page 50 - Wherever there's Kellys there's trouble," said Burke. "Wherever fighting's the game, Or a spice of danger in grown man's work," Said Kelly, "you'll find my name.
Page 51 - the pikes were great When the word was 'clear the way!' We were thick on the roll in ninety-eight — Kelly and Burke and Shea." "Well, here's to the pike and the sword and the like!" Said Kelly and Burke and Shea.
Page 16 - One sort of such as are said to be witches, are women which be commonly old, lame, blear-eyed, pale, foul, and full of wrinkles ; poor, sullen, superstitious, or papists, or such as know no religion ; in whose drowsie minds the devil hath gotten a fine seat ; so as what mischief, mischance, calamity, or slaughter is brought to pass, they are easily...
Page 52 - Oh, the fighting races don't die out, If they seldom die in bed, For love is first in their hearts, no doubt," Said Burke; then Kelly said: " When Michael, the Irish Archangel, stands, The angel with the sword, And the...
Page 51 - Said Kelly and Burke and Shea. "Oh, the fighting races don't die out, If they seldom die in bed, For love is first in their hearts, no doubt...
Page 51 - And do we fall short," said Burke, getting mad, "When it's touch and go for life?" Said Shea, "It's thirty-odd years, bedad, Since I charged to drum and fife Up Marye's Heights, and my old canteen Stopped a rebel ball on its way; There were blossoms of blood on our sprigs of green — Kelly and Burke and Shea — And the dead didn't brag.
Page 51 - Well, here's to the pike and the sword and the like!" Said Kelly and Burke and Shea. And Shea, the scholar, with rising joy, Said, "We were at Ramillies. We left our bones at Fontenoy And up in the Pyrenees. Before Dunkirk, on Landen's plain, Cremona, Lille...