An Ecclesiastical History of Ireland, from the First Introduction of Christianity Among the Irish, to the Beginning of the Thirteenth Century: Compiled from the Works of the Most Esteemed Authors ... who Have Written and Published on Matters Connected with the Irish Church; and from Irish Annals and Other Authentic Documents Still Existing in Manuscript, Volume 1
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Page 345 - Dei habuerunt nisi idola et inmunda usque nunc semper coluerunt quomodo nuper facta est plebs Domini et filii Dei nuncupantur, filii Scottorum et filiae regulorum monachi et uirgines Christi esse uidentur?
Page 291 - ... that they and their master may return to God, &c. ~Among other very affecting expostulations, he observes that the Roman and Gallic Christians are wont to send proper persons with great sums of money to the Franks and other pagans, for the purpose of redeeming Christian captives ; while, on the contrary, that monster, Coroticus, made a trade of selling the members of Christ to nations ignorant of God.
Page 223 - The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said : What do we, for this man doth many miracles? If we let Him alone so, all will believe in Him: and the Romans will come and take away our place and nation.
Page 107 - Britanniae pars interior ab iis incolitur, quos natos in insula ipsa memoria proditum dicunt : maritima pars ab iis, qui praedae ac belli inferendi causa ex Belgis transierant : qui omnes fere iis nominibus civitatum appellantur, quibus orti ex civitatibus eo pervenerunt, et bello illato ibi remanserunt, atque agros colere cœperunt.
Page 156 - And I was greatly affected in my heart, and could read no longer ; then I awoke.
Page 323 - Glestoniae, sicut et caeterae fidelium turbae, magno colebant affectu; et maxime ob beati PATRICII SENIORIS honorem, qui faustus ibidem in Domino quievisse narratur.
Page 82 - Colgan's collection, are less " ' ancient. Of the second, third, and fourth, it is enough to say, in the words of the acute Dr. Lanigan, that they " are full of fables, and seem to have been copied either from each other, or from some common repository in which those stories had been collected...
Page 217 - Patrick gave the name of Benignus, from his benign disposition. This boy became so attached to St. Patrick, that he insisted on going along with him. St. Patrick received him with pleasure into his society, and...
Page 220 - Leogaire (42) and the assembled princes were celebrating a religious festival, of which fire-worship formed a part. There was a standing law that, at the time of this festival, no fire should be kindled for a considerable distance all around, until after a great fire should be lighted in the royal palace of Temoria or Tarah. (43) St. Patrick's Paschal fire was, however, lighted before that of the palace, and being seen from the heights of Tarah excited great astonishment.