Letters from the Irish Highlands

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J. Murray, 1825 - Počet stran: 359
 

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Strana 69 - ... in waste places far from danger of law, maketh his mantle his house, and under it covereth himself from the wrath of heaven, from the offence of the earth, and from the sight of men.
Strana 359 - The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth, as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath ; it is twice blessed ; It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
Strana 286 - Graved on the stone beneath yon aged thorn." ["There scattered oft, the earliest of the year, By hands unseen, are showers of violets found ; The redbreast loves to build and warble there, And little footsteps lightly print the ground.
Strana 70 - ... handsomely in his way, and when he goeth abroad in the night in free-booting, it is his best and surest friend ; for lying, as they often do, two or three nights together abroad to watch for their booty, with that they can prettily shroud themselves under a bush or...
Strana 70 - ... in his way, and when he goeth abroad in the night in free-booting, it is his best and surest friend ; for lying, as they often do, two or three nights together abroad to watch for their booty, with that they can prettily shroud themselves under a bush or a bankside till they may conveniently do their errand...
Strana 297 - ... small round or oval holes, just big enough for the head to go through ; and in summer, or when any thing extraordinary happens in the street to excite the curiosity of the inhabitants, they look like so many people with their heads in the pillory. But the extreme parts of the town are made up of most miserably low dirty hovels, faced and covered with turf, with a bottomless tub or basket in the roof for a chimney.
Strana 116 - In the name of God Amen. When our Saviour saw the cross whereon he was To Be Crucified his body trembiled and shook the Jews asked Iff he had the faver or the ague he said that he had neither the faver or the ague. Whosoever shall keep these words in mind or in righting shall never have the faver or ague. Be the hearers Blessed. Be the Believers Blessed. Be the name of our Lord god Amen. CY.
Strana 78 - I shall not easily forget," says the •writer, " the expression in the poor woman's countenance after she had seen her little ones dressed in the clothes provided for them by English benevolence. I happened, unobserved, to see her after she had left the house, kneeling down in the path, her children in each hand, her eyes raised to heaven, praying aloud." It cannot be denied that this piety arises more from constitutional sensibility, than from knowledge and...
Strana 70 - ... through any town or company, being close hooded over his head, as he useth, from knowledge of any to whom he is indangered.

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