Belfast & Its Environs, Or, Stranger's Guide: With a Map of the City and Numerous Illustrations Engraved on Wood
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Page 79 - This elegant cha"pel is mostly in the decorated style of the 15th century, though it Is said to have been built in the reign of Edward III., on the site of n smaller edifice, founded about 1 160, by Wm.
Page 10 - Highness's earldom of Ulster divers parts and parcels that lay waste, or else were inhabited with a wicked, barbarous, and uncivil people, some Scottish, and some wild Irish...
Page 53 - ... western counties of Pennsylvania and the country adjacent, particularly where the political bias and the private interests of the people united in rendering the law very objectionable, there was manifested from the outset, a determination to evade or refuse a compliance with its obnoxious provisions. It would be foreign to the object of this work to enter into the details of the consequences, which, for a period of nearly four years, followed the adoption of the policy, embodied in what was termed...
Page 9 - The Sovereign, Free Burgesses, and Commonalty of the Borough of Belfast.
Page 62 - ... and opened in 1888. In the Art Gallery, besides the permanent collections, there are occasionally special collections on exhibition. THE PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE is an elegant structure occupying a site at the extremity of the Botanic Road facing University Square. It was opened by Dr. Merle D'Aubigne in 1853, for the instruction of the theological students of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ireland. It is conducted by a President (who also acts as a professor) and five professors,...