Brief sketches of the parishes of Booterstown and Donnybrook


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Page 30 - FORASMUCH as it hath pleased Almighty God of his great mercy to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother here departed, we therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life, through our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 26 - ... any Superintendent Registrar to grant any Licence for Marriage in any Church or Chapel in which Marriages may be solemnized according to the Rites of the Church of England, or in any Church or Chapel belonging to the Church of England or licensed for the Celebration of Divine Worship according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England, or any Licence for Marriage in any registered Building which shall not be within his District.
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Page 456 - Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too. Affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.
Page 406 - The Conniving-house (as the gentlemen of Trinity called it in my time, and long after) was a little public-house, kept by Jack Macklean, about a quarter of a mile beyond Rings-end, on the top of the beach, within a few yards of the sea. Here we used to have the finest fish at all times ; and, in the season, green peas, and all the most excellent vegetables. The ale here was always extraordinary, and everything the best ; which, with its delightful situation, rendered it a delightful place of a summer's...
Page 462 - Report on the Geology of the County of Londonderry, and of Parts of Tyrone and Fermanagh, examined and described under the Authority of the MasterGeneral and Board of Ordnance.
Page 387 - Know ye therefore that we of our special grace certain knowledge and mere motion by and with the advice and consent of our right trusty and...
Page 171 - The garden is everything in miniature. On one side is a grove, with serpentine walks ; on the other, a little meadow and a green-house, with a study (which she calls her chapel) hanging over the sea. Between these is a broad walk, leaning down almost to the edge of the water ; along which run two narrow walks, commanding the quay, one above the other. But it cannot be long before this excellent lady will remove to a nobler paradise.
Page 220 - Boherboy, having the same meanings as the present names, viz., green road and yellow road. We have also some examples in and around Dublin, one of which is the well-known name of Stonybatter. Long before the city had extended so far, and while Stonybatter was nothing more than a country road, it was — as it still continues to be — the great thoroughfare to Dublin from the districts lying west and north-west of the city ; and it was known by the name of Bothar-na-ycloch [Bohernaglogh], ie the...
Page 144 - The women rode about, sitting two or three upon an ass, pushing their way through the crowd, smoked with great delight, and coquetted with their sweethearts. The most ridiculous group was one which I should have thought indigenous only to Rio de la Plata: two beggars were seated on a horse, who, by his wretched plight, seemed to supplicate for them ; they had no saddle, and a piece of twine served as reins.

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