A Compendium of Irish Biography: Comprising Sketches of Distinguished Irishmen, and of Eminent Persons Connected with Ireland by Office Or by Their Writings

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M.H. Gill & son, 1878 - 598 sider

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Side 169 - Let them and me repose in obscurity and peace, and my tomb remain uninscribed, until other times and other men can do justice to my character. When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth...
Side 169 - When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then, and not till then, let my epitaph be written.
Side 504 - She was sickly from her childhood until about the age of fifteen ; but then grew into perfect health, and was looked upon as one of the most beautiful, graceful, and agreeable young women in London, only a little too fat. Her hair was blacker than a raven, and every feature of her face in perfection.
Side 463 - ... such privileges in the exercise of their religion, 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.
Side 106 - When they submitted, their officers were knocked on the head; and every tenth man of the soldiers killed ; and the rest shipped for the Barbadoes. The soldiers in the other Tower were all spared, as to their lives only ; and shipped likewise for the Barbadoes.
Side 492 - I don't value or respect much the cheap dribble of those fountains. He fatigues me with his perpetual disquiet and his uneasy appeals to my risible or sentimental faculties. He is always looking in my face, watching his effect, uncertain whether I think him an impostor or not; posture-making, coaxing, and imploring me. "See what sensibility I have — own now that I'm very clever — do cry now, you can't resist this.
Side 229 - ... I see her in a swoon, but she is not dead — though in her tomb she lies helpless and motionless, still, there is on her lips a spirit of life, and on her cheek a glow of beauty — " 'Thou art not conquered : beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy lips, and in thy cheeks, And death's pale flag is not advanced there.
Side 483 - Pennsylvania,'" to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies, also — A New Essay by " The Pennsylvanian Farmer " on the Constitutional Power of Great Britain over the Colonies in America, with the Resolves of the Committee for the Province of Pennsylvania, and their Instructions to their Representatives in Assembly.
Side 106 - I wish that all honest hearts may give the glory of this to God alone, to whom, indeed, the praise of this, mercy belongs.
Side 463 - THE Roman Catholics of this kingdom shall enjoy such privileges in the exercise of their religion, as are consistent with the laws of Ireland : or as they did enjoy in the reign of king Charles...

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