The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork: Containing a Natural, Civil, Ecclesiastical, Historical, and Topographical Description Thereof, Volume 1
Robert Day, Walter Arthur Copinger
Guy & Company, Limited, 70, Patrick Street., 1893 - Cork (Ireland : County)
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abbey acres ancient anno Bandon Bantry barony Barry Barrymore bart belonged bishop of Cork Boyle built Buttevant called Captain Carbery Carew Carrigaline Carrigtohil castle Castlemartyr cathedral Caulfield Charles Charleville charter church city of Cork Cloyne Colonel Cork harbour corps county Cork Croker curate died Dublin Duhallow Dunmanway Earl of Cork Earl of Desmond Edward English entire rect erected Evans Fermoy Fitzgerald formerly George Glebe granted harbour heirs Henry impropriator inscription Ireland Irish island James Kanturk King Kinsale lands late Lieutenant Lord Mac Carty Mallow manor Maurice mayor miles Mourne abbey Munster Muskery officers parish parliament patent ploughlands Preb Proxy Rector rent repair Resolved unanimously—That Resolved—That Richard Cox river Robert Roche Ross ruins seat Shandon side Sir John Sir Richard Skiddy stone succeeded Taxed Thomas town Viscount walls William yeomanry Youghal
Page 218 - There, interspersed in lawns and opening glades, Thin trees arise that shun each other's shades. Here in full light the russet plains extend : There wrapt in clouds the bluish hills ascend. Ev'n the wild heath displays her purple dyes, And 'midst the desert fruitful fields arise, That, crown'd with tufted trees and springing corn, Like verdant isles, the sable waste adorn.
Page 74 - The Trojan, from the main, beheld a wood, Which thick with shades, and a brown horror, stood : Betwixt the trees the Tiber took his course, With whirlpools dimpled ; and with downward force That drove the sand along, he took his way, And rolled his yellow billows to the sea. About him, and above, and round the wood, The birds that haunt the borders of his flood, That bathed within, or basked upon his side, To tuneful songs their narrow throats applied.
Page 182 - And you are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 257 - Here moss-grown trees expand the smallest leaf, Here half an acre's corn is half a sheaf ; Here hills with naked heads the tempest meet, Rocks at their side, and torrents at their feet; Or lazy lakes, unconscious of a flood, Whose dull brown Naiads ever sleep in mud.
Page 167 - But his proud head the airy mountain hides among the clouds ; his shoulders and his sides a shady mantle clothes ; his curled brows frown on the gentle stream, which calmly flows, while winds and storms his lofty forehead beat; the common fate of all that's high or great.
Page 164 - Heav'ns upper realms, and cast a dreadful shade : No spring nor summer on the mountain seen, Smiles with gay fruits, or with delightful green ; But hoary winter, unadorn'd and bare, Dwells in the dire retreat, and freezes there ; There she assembles all her blackest storms, And the rude hail in rattling tempests forms...
Page 312 - I know not right : Whom when I asked from what place he came, And how he hight, himself he did ycleepe The Shepherd of the Ocean by name, And said he came far from the main-sea deep.
Page 98 - The palace stone, looks gay. Thy crowded ports, Where rising masts an endless prospect yield, With labour burn, and echo to the shouts Of hurried sailor, as he hearty waves His last adieu, and, loosening every sheet, Resigns the spreading vessel to the wind.