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Tour in Ireland: With Meditations and Reflections (Classic Reprint)
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Absenteeism Achill agitation ancient appears arms Bantry beautiful beggars Bianconi boat Bog of Allen Cashel Catholic cheers Christian church clergy Clew Bay Clonmacnoise Cork creed Croagh Patrick curious dæmons death doubt Dublin earth Emerald Isle England especially evil Father Mathew feet Galway Glengariff Grana grave grievances head Heaven hill Hill of TARA holy honour horses Hotel huge human hundred Ireland Irish Island Kilkee Killarney kind King labour lakes land landlords laws LIA FAIL LIBERATOR Limerick Lord Lough mendicity miles Milesian mind moral mountains multitude murder natural neighbours numerous O'Connell passed paupers peasant peasantry political poor population potatoes POTEEN present priest Protestant religion rent Repeal road rock Rock of Cashel round tower ruins sacred Saxon scene scenery seen Shannon shores side soil stream summit TARA tenants thousand tion tourists town traveller tumulus Union whole wild wonder workhouse wretched
Page 293 - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Page 321 - ... by the Spirit of God. And is it not so, clearly? That which caused your men to storm so courageously, it was the Spirit of God, who gave your men courage, and took it away again; and gave the Enemy courage, and took it away again; and gave your men courage again, and therewith this happy success. And therefore it is good that God alone have all the glory.
Page 320 - And now give me leave to say how it comes to pass that this work is wrought. It was set upon some of our hearts, That a great thing should be done, not by power or might, but by the Spirit of God.
Page 191 - But it may be asked : What has all this to do with the enormous American turnover ? The author thinks that it has everything to do with it.
Page 52 - Twas not her soft magic of streamlet or hill. Oh! no - it was something more exquisite still. 'Twas that friends, the beloved of my bosom, were near, Who made every dear scene of enchantment more dear, And who felt how the best charms of Nature improve, When we see them reflected from looks that we love.
Page 286 - the Universal Cause Acts not by partial but by general laws,' And makes what happiness we justly call Subsist not in the good of one, but all.
Page 217 - Its real use is to warn us against the abuse of the more popular adage that " a man has a right to do as he likes with his own," which errs much more dangerously on the other side.
Page 338 - Where, as to shame the temples deck'd By skill of earthly architect, Nature herself, it seem'd, would raise A Minster to her Maker's praise ! Not for a meaner use ascend Her columns, or her arches bend ; Nor of a theme less solemn tells That mighty surge that ebbs and swells, And still, between each awful pause, From the high vault an answer draws. In varied tone prolong'd and high, That mocks the organ's melody.