Handbook for travellers in Ireland

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Seite 66 - Walker, such as when, in the last and most terrible emergency, his eloquence roused the fainting courage of his brethren. In one hand he grasps a Bible. The other, pointing down the river, seems to direct the eyes of his famished audience to the English topmasts in the distant bay. Such a monument was well deserved: yet it was scarcely needed: for in truth the whole city is to this day a monument of the great deliverance. The wall is carefully preserved; nor would any plea of health or convenience...
Seite 66 - A lofty pillar, rising from a bastion which bore during many weeks the heaviest fire of the enemy, is seen far up and far down the Foyle. On the summit is the statue of Walker, such as when, in the last and most terrible emergency, his eloquence roused the fainting courage of his brethren. In one hand he grasps a Bible. The other, pointing down the river, seems to direct the eyes of his famished audience...
Seite 136 - THE harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls As if that soul were fled. So sleeps the pride of former days, So glory's thrill is o'er, And hearts that once beat high for praise Now feel that pulse no more. No more to chiefs and ladies bright The harp of Tara swells : The chord alone, that breaks at night, Its tale of ruin tells. Thus Freedom now so seldom wakes, The only throb she gives Is when some heart indignant breaks, To show that still she...
Seite 19 - It is fitted up in a most superior style, has a good Restaurant, and a large stock of Wines. Large and small Apartments for Families and Gentlemen.
Seite 51 - REPORTS of the Learned Societies— AUTHENTIC ACCOUNTS of Scientific Voyages and Expeditions — FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE on Subjects relating to Literature, Science, and Art — CRITICISMS ON ART, Music, AND DRAMA— BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES of distinguished Men — ORIGINAL PAPERS AND POEMS — WEEKLY GOSSIP.
Seite 221 - Made contrast with the universe. A pine, Rock-rooted, stretched athwart the vacancy Its swinging boughs, to each inconstant blast Yielding one only response at each pause, In most familiar cadence with the howl, The thunder, and the hiss of homeless streams, Mingling its solemn song ; whilst the broad river, Foaming and hurrying o'er its rugged path, Fell into that immeasurable void, Scattering its waters to the passing winds.
Seite 76 - NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY. With an Introduction connecting the History of the Old and New Testaments. Maps and Woodcuts. Post 8vo. 7s. W. BLACKSTONE : a Systematic Abridgment of the Entire Commentaries. By R. MALCOLM KERB, LL.D. Post 8vo. 7».
Seite 55 - Practical Instruction in Mineralogy and Geology.- He can also supply Elementary Collections of Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils, on the following terms: — 100 Small Specimens, in cabinet, with three trays...
Seite 31 - How we Spent the Summer; or, a Voyage en Zigzag in Switzerland and Tyrol with some Members of the ALPINE CLUB.
Seite 51 - Subjects relating to Literature, Science, and Art —CRITICISMS ON ART, Music, AND DRAMA — BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES of distinguished Men — ORIGINAL PAPERS AND POEMS— WEEKLY GOSSIP. THE ATHENJETTM is so conducted that the reader, however distant, is, in respect to Literature, Science, and Art, on an equality in point of information with the best-informed circles of the Metropolis. Subscription for Twelve Months, 13s.; Six Months, 6s.

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