The history and antiquities of the county of the town of Carrickfergus

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1811 - 80 pages

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Page 173 - Which strike ev'n eyes incurious ; but each moss, Each shell, each crawling insect, holds a rank Important in the plan of Him who framed This scale of beings ; holds a rank which lost Would break the chain, and leave behind a gap Which Nature's self would rue.
Page 187 - May, in the sixteenth year of our Reign, of England, France and Ireland; and of Scotland the one and fiftieth.
Page 131 - And deep subsides the ashy heap below. Next the white bones his sad companions place, With tears collected, in the golden vase. The sacred relics to the tent they bore ; The urn a veil of linen cover'd o'er.
Page 126 - Like the baseless fabric of a vision, Left not a wreck behind.
Page 46 - Now destined by the powers divine The blessing of another line. Then, would you paint a matchless dame, Whom you'd consign to endless fame ? Invoke not Cytherea's aid, Nor borrow from the...
Page 138 - Captain and you are also to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as you shall from time to time receive from...
Page 187 - We will also, and by these Presents do, for Us, our Heirs and Successors, give and grant...
Page 36 - And we do further, of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, for us, our heirs and successors, grant...
Page 141 - Had this attack of the enemy been supported with any degree of courage, they must certainly have succeeded in it, but they retired back under cover, leaving the gates open with our men in the front of it, which gave them a short time to consider what was the best to be done ; first to see the men's ammunition...
Page 140 - Belfast, by my order, but were in want of ball, and even time, if they had that, to make them up ; from which the enemy, finding our fire so cool, attacked the gates sword in hand...

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