Lives of Illustrious and Distinguished Irishmen: From the Earliest Times to the Present Period, Arranged in Chronological Order, and Embodying a History of Ireland in the Lives of Irishmen
A. Fullarton & Company, 1847 - English poetry - 480 pages
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