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Page 320 - THERE is not in the wide world a valley so sweet, As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet ; Oh ! the last rays of feeling and life must depart, Ere the bloom of that valley shall fade from my heart.
Page 320 - Twas that friends, the beloved of my bosom, were near, Who made every dear scene of enchantment more dear, And who felt how the best charms of nature improve, When we see them reflected from looks that we love. Sweet vale of Avoca ! how calm could I rest In thy bosom of shade with the friends I love best, Where the storms that we feel in this cold world should cease, And our hearts, like thy waters, be mingled in peace ! ST SENANUS AND THE LADY.
Page 187 - O'er the plenty of the plain. Low the dauntless Earl is laid, Gor'd with many a gaping wound : Fate demands a nobler head ; Soon a king shall bite the ground. Long his loss shall Eirin weep, Ne'er again his likeness see ; Long her strains in sorrow steep, Strains of immortality ! Horror covers all the heath, Clouds of carnage blot the sun.
Page 373 - To fair Fidele's grassy tomb Soft maids and village hinds shall bring Each opening sweet of earliest bloom, And rifle all the breathing spring.
Page 26 - I am farther commanded to state, that the testimonies of dutiful and affectionate attachment which his Majesty has received from all classes and descriptions of his Irish subjects, have made the deepest impression on his mind, and that he looks forward to the period when he shall revisit them with the strongest feelings of satisfaction.
Page 99 - Underneath lie interred the Mortal Remains of Mrs. HESTER JOHNSON, better known to the world by the name of STELLA, under which she is celebrated in the writings of Dr. JONATHAN SWIFT, Dean of this Cathedral.
Page 316 - It was in this parish, during our stay, that I had that wonderful escape in falling through a mill-race whilst the mill was going, and of being taken up unhurt : the story is incredible, but known for truth in all that part of Ireland, where hundreds of the common people flocked to see me.
Page 26 - ... a security be thus afforded for the continuance of that concord amongst themselves, which is not less essential to his majesty's happiness than to their own, and which it has been the chief object of his majesty, during his residence in this country, to cherish and promote.
Page 250 - A poet, blest beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the Proud and Great : Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. Calmly he look'd on either life ; and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From Nature's temperate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had liv'd, and that he died.
Page xxix - On the death of a bishop, the clergy of the diocese are empowered by the canon law to elect a vicar capitular, who is invested, during the vacancy of the see, with episcopal jurisdiction : but, if such election does not take place within a specified number of days after the demise of the bishop has been notified to them, the archbishop of the province may appoint of his own authority the vicar. The clergy in the mean time assemble, and fix their choice on one of their own body, or sometimes on a...