A General History of Ireland, in Its Antient and Modern State, Volume 2

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Page 43 - America, in any other ship or ships, vessel or vessels whatsoever, but in such ships or vessels as do truly and without fraud belong only to the people of England...
Page 87 - Lismore. When I have received certain intelligence, if I am a third part of their number, I will meet them to-morrow morning, and give them one blow before they besiege us. If their...
Page 2 - Circuit; it sends 36 representatives to Parliament, viz. two for the county, and two for each of the following places: Exeter, Totness, Plymouth, Oakhampton, Barnstaple, Plympton, Honiton, Tavistock, Ashburton, Dartmouth, Bere-Alston, and Tiverton.
Page 183 - In double streams the briny waters glide. D. Far in a deep recess, her jutting sides An isle projects, to break the rolling tides And forms a port, where, curling from the sea The waves steal back, and wind into a bay. P. Betwixt two rows of rocks, a sylvan scene Appears above, and groves for ever green.
Page 82 - S. and allô a great part of the plain between this and Dungarvan. In the time of the rebellion...
Page 85 - ... into which no woman dare enter ; but it is full of cells and holy monasteries, and religious men in great numbers abide there ; and thither holy men flock together from all parts of Ireland ; and not only from Ireland, but also from England and Britain, being desirous to remove from thence to Christ. The city is built upon the banks of a river, formerly called Nem, but now Alban-more, that is, the Great River, in the territory of Nan-Deci, or Decies.
Page 85 - Lessmor is a famous and holy city, half of which is an asylum, into which no woman dares enter; but it is full of cells and holy monasteries; and religious men in great numbers abide there: and thither holy men flock together from all parts of Ireland; and not only from Ireland, but also from England and Britain, being desirous to remove from thence to Christ.
Page 165 - The ill judged restrictions laid by Great Britain on the commerce of Ireland, which have prevented the general induftry of this kingdom from being beneficial to themfelves.
Page 197 - ... they come with a lefs favourable 'gale : and the reafon given is, that fetting out, they fail againft the height and as it were up hill, but coming towards land, they fail with the height and as it were down hill, and confequently make the greater fpeed. They tell us alfo, that from the tops of...
Page 142 - Behold, inglorious round yon' city driv'n "! My heart partakes the gen'rous Hector's pain : Hector, whofe zeal whole hecatombs has flain, Whofe grateful fumes the gods receiv'd with joy, From Ida's fummits, and the tow'rs of Troy : •' Now fee him flying, to his fears .refign'd:; ' And Fate, and fierce Achilles, clofe behind. Confult, ye...

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