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Page 488 - 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...
Page 224 - They greatly oppressed the wretched people by making them work at these castles, and when the castles were finished they filled them with devils and evil men.
Page 574 - EXCIDIUM, the Destruction of Cyprus; being a secret History of the Civil War in Ireland, under James II., by Colonel Charles O'Kelly. Edited in the Latin from a MS. presented by the late Professor M'Cullagh to the Library of the Royal Irish Academy ; with a Translation from a MS.
Page 572 - II. An Account of the Tribes and Customs of the District of Hy-Fiachrach, in the Counties of Sligo and Mayo. Edited from the Book of Lecan, in the Library of the Royal Irish Academy, and from a copy of the Mac Firbis MS. in the possession of the Earl of Roden. With a Translation and Notes, and a Map of Hy-Fiachrach. By JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq. PUBLICATION FOR THE TEAR I 845. A Description of West or H-Iar Connaught, by Roderic O'Flaherty, Author of the Ogygia, written AD 1684.
Page 228 - Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians through the country from sea to sea. Very often they seize the wives and daughters of our thanes, and cruelly violate them before the great chieftain's face.
Page 224 - At length they spared neither church nor churchyard, but they took all that was valuable therein, and then burned the church, and all together. Neither did they spare the...
Page 488 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance, to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary : So help me God.
Page 175 - ... and, if there was any stress to be laid on physiognomy, he was sure the person whom the picture represented was destined to a violent end. The bust was at last finished, and sent to England. As soon as the ship that brought it arrived in the river, the king, who was very impatient to see the bust, ordered it to be carried immediately to Chelsea. It was...
Page 558 - He is not a citizen who is not disposed to respect the laws and to obey the civil magistrate; and he is certainly not a good citizen who does not wish to promote, by every means in his power, the welfare of the whole society of his fellow citizens.
Page 246 - I., who exhorts Charlemagne to imitate the liberality and revive the name of the great Constantine. According to the legend, the first of the Christian emperors was healed of the leprosy and purified in the waters of baptism by St.

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