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DUBLIN.
Stormy voyage.. Irish Sea. . Ireland's Eye. . Royal footprints. . Travels of

sovereigns.. “ Your honours !".. Irish carriages. . The three capitals..
lucrease of Dublin.. Architecture of tlie city.. Monuments.. Churches

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CHAPTER II.

FROM DUBLIN TO EDGEWORTHTOWN.
Stage-coaches and post-cars.. Outside paşsengers..“ All's right "..

Meath, Westmeathi!.. Appearance of the country.. Tillage.. Look
through the roofs.. Browu waters.. Mullingar.. Lakes

CHAPTER III.

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EDGEWORTHTOWN. • They came over".. Abbé de Firmont. . Erection of a steeple.. The

Edgeworths.. Farm-houses. . The driver. . Division of farms. . Potato gardens .. Partnership.. Middlemen .. Subletting.. Leases at will.. Hereditary possession.. Ownership of the soil. . Titles of Irish landowners.. Irish language. . Arming of the rich farmers..“ We could not do without them".. Conspiracies. . Forcible possession.. Irisli reapers.. Their wanderings. . Wanderings of reapers in Europe. . The bogs.. Kinds of turf.. Iufluence of the bogs.. Drainage. . The Moat of Lisserdowling.. Naghten's Lane.. The Moat of Ward.. Danes' mounis.. Objects of their erection. The pews.. The reckoning board.. A murderstory.. Italian poplars. . Bog wood. . Irish farın-carts-Late harvests.. Little fair. . Mountebank merchants.. Gipsies. . Jews .

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CHAPTER IV.

FROM EDGEWORTIITOWN TO THE SHANNON.
Irish jaunting-cars.. Prices.. The interior of Ireland.. Ruins..“ As it

happens, so he leaves it”.. Rags.. The dress coat. . The frieze coat..
Paddy's head-dress.. Laughing and weeping.. Wallachian and Irish
pigs.. Who pays the rent.. Plantations.. Egg markets.. Athione..
The Bog of Allen.. Coal fields. . Reproduction of turf. . Bog eruptions

Bog butter.. Shannon Harbour.. The “ goud people" and English civilization.. Milesian families.. Irish and Indian antiquity.. Old Celtic fanıily names. . Nuinber of ruins. . Struggle of the Irish with the English

The Saxons.. Climate

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CHAPTER XIV.

FROM KILLARNEY TO BANTRY.

Mucruss Abbey.. The Devil's Punch.bowl.. New road over Turk Moun-

tain.. Police station.. Irish constables. . The most disturbed county..

Wild plum-trees. . O'Connell's country-seat .. Tories on a visit to

O'Connell.. Discovery of America from Ireland.. Irish towns in the

possession of great landowners.. Irish suspension bridge.. The Kerry

mountains. . Potato fields and school-houses.. The O'Sullivans and

M‘Carthys. . The pipe of peace.. The county of Cork.. Rent.. Ca-

sand.. Bantry Bay.. The oyster cure

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