The Last of the O'Mahonys, and Other Historical Tales of the English Settlers in Munster, Volume 1

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Richard Bentley, 1843
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Page 6 - I have ever since, and still do wear; and a bracelet of gold, worth about 10 ; a taffety doublet, cut with and upon taffety; a pair of black velvet breeches, laced; a new MILAN fustian suit laced and cut upon taffety; two cloaks; competent linen and necessaries ; with my rapier and dagger.
Page 280 - the castles, with the turrets and flankers, being all platformed with lead and prepared ' with ordnance, and the buildings of my town, both for the number of the houses and ' goodness of building, far beyond theirs.
Page 303 - Hear what comfortable words our Saviour Christ saith unto all that truly turn to him : COME unto me, all ye that travail and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you.
Page 280 - Sabbath day with neat, orderly, and religious people, as it would comfort any good heart to see the change, and behold such assemblies; no popish recusant or unconforming novelist being admitted to live in all the town.
Page 156 - But see de Tyrconnel is now come ashore, Lilli, &c. And we shall have commissions gillore.
Page 156 - Jti o ! broder Teague, dost hear de decree ? Lilli burlero, bullen a-la. Dat we shall have a new deputie, Lilli burlero., bullen a-la. Lero lero, lilli burlero, lero lero, bullen a-la, 5 Lero lero, lilli burlero, lero lero, bullen a-la, Ho ! by shaint Tyburn, it is de Talbote : Lilli, &c.
Page 281 - Bridge is situated is upon a great district of the ' country, and was, within this last twenty-four years, a mere waste bog and wood, ' serving for a retreat and harbour to wood-kernes, rebels, thieves, and wolves, and yet ' now (God be ever praised) is as civil a plantation as most in England, being for five ' miles round, all in effect, planted with English Protestants.
Page 280 - Bridge is more in compass than that of Londonderry ; that my ' walls are stronger, thicker, and higher than theirs, only they have a strong rampier
Page 280 - All that are judicious, and have carefully viewed them both, and compared every part of them together, do confidently affirm that the circuit of my new town at Bandon-Bridge is more in compass than Londonderry ; that my walls are stronger, thicker, and higher than their...
Page 82 - For their unexampled cruelty hath "bred such desires of revenge in us, that every man hath laid aside all compassion " and is as bloody in his desires against them, as they have been in their execution

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