Statistical Survey of the County of Kildare: With Observations on the Means of Improvement; Drawn Up for the Consideration, and by Direction of the Dublin Society

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Dublin Society, 1807 - 237 strán (strany)
 

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Strana 123 - Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley and rejoiceth in his strength: He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted; Neither turneth he back from the sword. The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield. He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: Neither believeth he that it is the sound of the...
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Strana 24 - Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.
Strana xiii - Towers," which are specimens of the^nesf architecture extant in any country. In 1820, Henry de Loundres, archbishop of Dublin, put out this fire, called " unextinguishable," — which had been preserved, though a remnant of the pagan idolatry of Baal — from the earliest times, by the nuns of St. Brigid, at Kildare. It was re-lighted, and continued to burn until the Irish " Round Towers,"* as well as the
Strana 219 - Take the night's cream, and put it to the morning's new milk, with the rennet ; when the...

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