The Annual Register, Or, a View of the History and Politics of the Year Volume 95

The Annual Register, Or, a View of the History and Politics of the Year Volume 95

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...to a raised dais by the Committee of the Exhibition, and Her Majesty having been seated on a throne, Mr. Roe, on behalf of the Committee, thanked Her Majesty for her early support of the Exhibition, and her contribution of many of the most interesting articles that adorned it, and for her special wish, evidenced by her gracious visit, to foster and encourage an enterprise having for its object the industrial and intellectual improvement of the people. Her Majesty returned a most encouraging reply, pointing out that the enterprise had been carried out in spirit of energy and self-reliance, "and with no pecuniary aid but that derived from the patriotic munificence of one of her Irish subjects." After a similar address had been presented to Prince Albert, and had received a suitable reply, Mr. Dargan was presented and kissed hands, amidst the cheers of the assembly. The royal party then took a circuit throughout the building, examining with much attention the numerous beautiful objects exhibited, dwelling with much pleasure upon those which were the products of Irish skill, commerce, or natural resources. This main object of the royal visit to Dublin having been formally fulfilled, to the infinite gratification of the Irish people, Her Majesty and Prince Albert drove out in the afternoon to Mount Vol. XCV. Annville, the seat of Mr. Dargan, viewing the beautiful grounds, and conversing frankly with her industrious and noble-minded subject and his wife. On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Her Majesty visited the Exhibition, examining the various divisions with minute attention and great interest. It will readily be imagined that reviews, visits to the Castle, the national schools, and other national institutions, filled up the...show more

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  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236821645
  • 9781236821645