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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland, Τόμος 1
William Shaw Mason
Πλήρης προβολή - 1814
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Σελίδα 617 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Σελίδα 616 - For the losses of history are indeed irretrievable : when the productions of fancy or science have been swept away, new poets may invent, and new philosophers may reason ; but if the inscription of a single fact be once obliterated, it can never be restored by the united efforts of genius and industry. The consideration of our past losses should incite the present age to cherish and perpetuate the valuable relics which have escaped...
Σελίδα 362 - ... were shamefully suffered to languish in obscurity ; that, for his own part, he would never desire any gentleman of parts and learning to employ his time iu celebrating a ministry who had neither the justice or generosity to make it worth his while.
Σελίδα 74 - Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house...
Σελίδα 600 - A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that it must depend on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men.
Σελίδα 361 - Godolphin, in the fulness of his joy, meeting with the above-mentioned nobleman, told him, " It was a pity the memory of such a victory should ever be forgot ;". he added, that " he was pretty sure his Lordship, who was so distinguished a patron of men of letters, must know some person whose pen was capable of doing justice to the action.
Σελίδα 359 - a lady from the neighbourhood of Portglenone, in the county of Antrim, visited Lissoy in the summer of 1817, and was fortunate enough to find in a cottage adjoining the ale-house, the identical print of the ' twelve good rules ' which ornamented the rural tavern, along with
Σελίδα 530 - From the sides of this great square tower two wings extended, which terminated on the east and west with round towers. The east front consequently exhibited on its southern angle one of these round towers, and further northwards stood a similar tower flanking a portal which led into the inner court, formerly furnished with a portcullis. Between this last flanking round tower and a square tower at the northern angle was a spacious room or hall of an oblong shape occupying the entire space. The north...
Σελίδα 538 - They use to place him that shall be their captaine upon a stone, always reserved to that purpose, and placed commonly upon a hill. In some of which I have seen formed and engraven a foot, which they say was the measure of their first captaine's foot...