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Σελίδα 99 - STELLA, under which she is celebrated in the writings of Dr. JONATHAN SWIFT, Dean of this Cathedral.
Σελίδα 6 - ... as are consistent with the laws of Ireland : or as they did enjoy in the reign of king Charles the Second : and their majesties, as soon as their affairs will permit them to summon a parliament in this kingdom, will endeavour to procure the said Roman Catholics such further security in that particular, as may preserve them from any disturbance upon the account of their said religion.
Σελίδα 102 - Sir Richard Hoare characterized the choir, as ' a sad medley of Gothic and Italian architecture, combined in the most unnatural manner.
Σελίδα 99 - She was a person of extraordinary endowments and accomplishments of body, mind, and behaviour ; justly admired and respected by all who knew her, on account of her many eminent virtues, as well as for her great natural and acquired perfections. She died...
Σελίδα 39 - I procured for the purpose (for the inhabitants without any concern waded through it) I reached the staircase. It had rained violently, and from the shattered state of the roof a torrent of water made its way through every floor, from the garret to the ground. The sallow looks and filth of the wretches who crowded round me indicated their situation, though they seemed insensible to the stench, which I could scarce sustain for a few minutes.
Σελίδα 177 - O'er the plenty of the plain. Low the dauntless earl is laid, Gor'd with many a gaping wound : Fate demands a nobler head; Soon a king shall bite the ground. Long his loss shall Eirin weep, Ne'er again his likeness see; Long her strains in sorrow steep, Strains of immortality.
Σελίδα 135 - The centre pile, one hundred and forty feet square, divides off the law offices, and forms two court-yards, one to the east, the other to the west, which courts are shut out from the street by handsome screen walls, perforated by arches (defaced, by the way, by lines of old-book stalls)." The middle structure contains the "Four Courts" of Judicature, Chancery, King's Bench, Exchequer, and Common Pleas.
Σελίδα 72 - Dublin has to boast ; and it is no hyperbole to advance, that this edifice in the entire, is the grandest, most convenient, and most extensive of the kind in Europe. The portico is without any of the usual architectural decorations, having neither statue, vase...
Σελίδα 145 - Church is immediately impressed with the idea of his arrival in a quarter of the city which taste and opulence have united to embellish: the streets in the vicinity are all built on a regular plan: the houses are lofty and elegant; and neither hotels, shops, nor warehouses, obtruding upon the scene, the whole possesses an air of dignified retirement — the tranquillity of ease, affluence and leisure. The inhabitants of this parish are indeed almost exclusively of the upper ranks...
Σελίδα 170 - Ballybough) were formerly much more numerous until stolen to be converted into hearthstones and to other purposes; a curious anecdote of this nature is told. A Jew, paying a visit a short time ago to a Christian friend in the vicinity of Ballybough Bridge, found him in the act of repairing his house. Examining the improvements, he perceived near the fireplace a stone with a Hebrew inscription intimating to the astonished Israelite that the body of his father was buried in the chimney.