Ireland Exhibited to England: In a Political and Moral Survey of Her Population, and in a Statistical and Scenographic Tour of Certain Districts; Comprehending Specimens of Her Colonisation, Natural History and Antiquities, Arts, Sciences, and Commerce ... With a Letter to the Members of His Majesty's Government on the State of Ireland, Volume 2

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1823 - Antrim (Ireland : County)

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Page 18 - Our soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare of the fowler ; the snare is broken, and we are delivered.
Page 18 - If the Lord himself had not been on our side, now may Israel say : if the Lord himself had not been on our side, when men rose up against us; They had swallowed us up quick : when they were so wrathfully displeased at us.
Page 115 - Our more special Grace, certain Knowledge and mere Motion, We have given and granted, and by these Presents, for Us, Our Heirs and Successors, do give and grant unto the said...
Page 403 - On examining this subterranean wonder, it was found to be a complete gallery, which had been driven forward many hundred yards to the bed of coal : that it branched off into numerous chambers, where miners had carried on their different works : that these chambers were dressed in a workmanlike manner: that pillars were left at proper intervals to support the roof. In short...
Page 18 - But it is to be remembered much with regret, that this loss and overthrow did so enrage the rebels, that for several days and weeks after, they murdered many hundreds of protestants whom they had kept prisoners in the counties of Armagh and Tyrone, and other parts of Ulster, and tormented them by several manners of death. And it is a circumstance very observable, that much snow had fallen in the week before this action, and...
Page 329 - Boyd, and erecting them into a free barony, to be called, in all time coming, the Barony of Kilbride, and which he assumed as his own designation, and under which title he appears several times as a Commissioner of Supply for the County of Ayr, towards the latter end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth centuries. He had also a share in the troubles of the times, during the reign of Charles II.
Page 347 - ... by their looks and -manners, but particularly by the air of comfort about their dwellings, and a fondness for gardens and orchards. Near Belfast was likewise a colony of Lancashire and Cheshire men, settled there, as it is said, by...
Page 357 - ... soil. This island contains no native quadruped except rats, and the little straw mouse, which is sometimes found. The inhabitants are a simple, laborious, and honest race of people, and possess a great degree of affection for their own country, always speaking of Ireland as of a foreign land. A common and heavy curse among them is, " May Ireland be your latter end...
Page 375 - Oa a minute inspection, each pillar is found to be separable into several joints, whose articulation is neat and compact beyond expression, the convex termination of one joint always meeting a concave socket in the next ; besides which, the *
Page 323 - N. Grimshaw, cotton and linen printer, from England, who had some time before settled in this country ; and shortly after, an experienced spinner was brought over by Mr. Joy, from Scotland, to instruct the children in the house. Also, under the same direction, and at the expense of the gentlemen mentioned, a carding machine was erected, to go by water, at Mr.

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