The Banquet of Dun Na N-Gedh and The Battle of Magh Rath: An Ancient Historical Tale, Now First Pub., from a Manuscript in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin

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Irish archaeological society, 1842 - Ireland - 360 pages

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Page 361 - The Book of Obits and Martyrology of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, commonly called Christ Church, Dublin. Edited from the original MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, by the REV. JOHN CLARKE CROSTHWAITE, AM, Rector of St.
Page 51 - Ainsicen' — so called, because it was the caire or cauldron which was used to return his own proper share to each and no party ever went away from it unsatisfied; for whatever quantity was put into it there was never boiled of it but what was sufficient for the company according to their grade or rank.
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Page 37 - ... a thrust of my spear, Gearr CongaiP, which I held in my hand, at the breast of the king, and the stone which was at his back responded to the thrust, and his heart's blood was on the head of the. javelin, so that he fell dead. But as the king was tasting of death he flung a chess-man which was in his hand at me, so that he broke the crooked eye in my head. I was squint-eyed before, I have been blind-eyed since".
Page xiv - ... strongcased, spherical-towering, polished-shining, branch-engraved, long-enduring helmet ; he took his edged, smooth-bladed, letter-graved, destructive, sharppointed, fight-taming, sheathed, gold-guarded, and girded sword which he tied fast in haste to his side ; he tooK his expert, keen-pointed, blue-coloured, and neat-engraved dart in his active right hand, in order to cast it at the valiant troops, his enemies; and last, he took his vast-clubbed, strong-eyed, straight-lanced, fierce-smoking,...
Page 362 - ... Academy, and from a copy of the Mac Firbis MS. in the possession of the Earl of Roden.
Page 362 - Edited from a MS. in the British Museum, with Notes, by the REV. RICHARD BUTLER, AB, MRIA 2.
Page 362 - Sir William Petty's Narrative of his Proceedings in the Survey of Ireland. From a MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin. Edited, with Notes, by THOMAS A.

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