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Page 183 - The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.
Page 214 - O, Woman of the Piercing Wail, Who mournest o'er yon mound of clay With sigh and groan, Would God thou wert among the Gael ! Thou would'st not then from day to day Weep thus alone.
Page 108 - Saul for sparing the Amalekites, for with them his theology taught him to compare the Dunavertie men. And I verily believe that this prevailed most with David Leslie, who looked upon Nave as the representative of the kirk of Scotland.
Page 59 - England, had declared there in a speech, that the conversion of the papists in Ireland was only to be effected by the Bible in one hand and the sword in the other; and Mr.
Page 93 - Through the land of my fathers the Campbells have come, The flames of their foray enveloped my home ; Broad Keppoch in ruin is left to deplore, And my country is waste from the hill to the shore — Be it so ! by St. Mary, there's comfort in store...
Page 288 - Connaught, that was separated from the rest by a long and a large river, and which by the plague and many massacres remained almost desolate. Into this space and circuit of land they required all the Irish to retire by...
Page 185 - Surloyboy himself, he continued, " stood upon the mainland of the Glynnes and saw the " taking of the island, and was likely to have run mad for sorrow, •" tearing and tormenting himself, and saying that he there lost all
Page 103 - Stuart, the adjutant, being amongst them, procured quarter for them from David Leslie ; whereupon they delivered up their arms and came forth to a plain field as they were directed.