Annals of Ireland: Three Fragments

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Irish Archaeological and Celtic Soc., 1860 - Annals of Ireland - 257 pages

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Page 111 - This day Bruide" fights a battle for the land of his grandfather, Unless the Son of God wish it otherwise, he will die in it. To-day the son of Oswy was killed in a battle with green swords, Although he did penance, he shall lie in Hi after his death; This day the son of Oswy was killed, who had the black drinks ; Christ heard our supplications, they spared Bruide the brave.
Page i - This will be the standard history of the Irish Capital. In the vast variety of the information, which one is astonished could have been so perfectly brought together — in the recondite sources from which the author gathered it, the greater part having been collected from ancient and deep-buried records — and in the scrupulous care with which every fact has been verified, this work stands almost alone in ability, interest, and research.
Page 262 - Edited from the Book of Lecan in the Library of the Royal Irish Academy ; in the original Irish, with a Translation and Notes, and a Map of Hy-Many, by JOHN O'DONOVAN.
Page 81 - The cleric told this to Adamnan. " Say unto him," said Adamnan, " that I will sing fifty psalms during that time, and that there is a psalm among that fifty in which I will ask and beseech the Lord to shorten his life for him.
Page 187 - They also killed all his people. His head was afterwards brought to the Lochlanns, who placed it on a pole, and continued for some time to shoot at it, and afterwards cast it into the sea.
Page 35 - Now Donnbo was a widow's son of the Fera-Ros,2 and he never went away from his mother's house for one day or one night, and there was not one in all Ireland of fairer countenance, or of better figure, form, or symmetry than he; there -was not in all Ireland one more pleasant or entertaining, or one in the world who could repeat more...
Page 139 - Gallgael who were killed there, for they were a people who had renounced their baptism, and they were usually called Northmen, for they had the customs of the Northmen, and had been fostered by them, and though the original Northmen were bad to the churches, these were by far worse in whatever part of Erin they used to be.
Page 262 - Hy-Fiachrach, in the Counties of Sligo and Mayo. Edited from the Book of Lecan, in the Library of the Royal Irish Academy, and from a copy of the Mac Firbis MS.
Page 266 - JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq., and JAMES HENTHORN TODD, DD X. An Account of the Firbolgs and Danes of Ireland, by Duald Mac Firbis, from a MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, with a Translation and Notes, by JOHN O'DONOVAN, Esq.
Page 207 - ... shrieks of the one host in the act of being slaughtered, and the shouts of the other host exulting over that slaughter. There were two causes for which the men of Munster suffered so sudden a defeat...

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