A Collection of Tracts and Treatises Illustrative of the Natural History, Antiquities, and the Political and Social State of Ireland: At Various Periods Prior to the Present Century, Том 1

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Стр. 490 - It seemeth strange to me that the English should take more delight to speak that language than their own, whereas they should, methinks, rather take scorn to inure their tongues thereto. For it hath ever been the use of the conqueror to despise the language of the conquered and to force him by all means to learn his.
Стр. 526 - Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves...
Стр. 473 - ... 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.
Стр. 584 - ... so as it may not be hated before it be understood, and their professors despised and rejected: And therefore it is expedient, that some...
Стр. 4 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.
Стр. 530 - Irish, who are much emboldened by those foreign succours, and also put in hope of more ere long, there was no other way but to make that short end of them as was made.
Стр. 470 - Of the which there is one use amongst them, to keepe their cattle, and to live themselves the most part of the yeare in boolies, pasturing upon the mountaine, and waste wilde places ; and removing still to fresh land, as they have depastured the former.
Стр. 497 - ... cabin under his mantle, but used commonly to keep others waking to defend their lives; and did light his candle at the flames of their houses to lead him in...
Стр. 418 - God, as you misdeem ; but it is the manner of men, that when they are fallen into any absurdity, or their actions succeed not as they would, they are always ready to impute the blame thereof unto the heavens, so to excuse their own follies and imperfections.
Стр. 584 - ... to be found, only to draw the people unto the Church of Rome: whereas some of our idle ministers, having a way for credit and estimation thereby opened unto them...

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