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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A. Thom, 1860
 

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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. 474 - In sommer he can wear it loose, in winter he can wrap it close : at all times he can use it ; never heavy, never cumbersome. Likewise for a rebel it is as serviceable : for in his...
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. 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. 421 - It is a rule of right unwritten, but delivered by tradition from one to another, in which oftentimes there appeareth great show of equity, in determining the right between party and party...
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. When it raineth it is his pent-house; when it bloweth it is his tent ; when it freezeth it is his tabernacle.
Стр. 496 - ... whomsoever they find to be most licentious of life, most bold and lawless in his doings, most dangerous and desperate in all parts of disobedience and rebellious disposition, him they set up and glorify in their rhymes, him they praise to the people, and to young men make an example to follow.
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. 498 - I have caused divers of them to be translated unto me, that I might understand them, and surely they savoured of sweet wit and good invention...
Стр. 483 - Scythians? that may sure be very materiali to your first purpose. Iren. Some perhaps I have; and who that will by this occasion more diligently marke and compare their customes, shall finde many more.

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