Handbook to the Crumlin viaduct

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Page 28 - Up to the Table-Rock, where the great flood Reveals its fullest glory. To the verge Of its appalling battlement draw near, And gaze below. Or, if thy spirit fail. Creep stealthily, and snatch a trembling glance Into the dread abyss. What there thou seest Shall dwell forever in thy secret soul, Finding no form of language. The vexed deep, Which from the hour that Chaos heard the voice
Page 5 - A large stone resting on other stones, in the manner of a table. Such stones were usually placed in the centre of a circle of stones, which formed the Druidical temple, and had a single stone placed near them, supposed to have served as a pedestal for some deity ; they are considered to have been the altars of Druidical sacrifice. Crone, krone (Irish, criona). Literally, an old ewe ; figuratively, an aged woman.

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