Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science Volume 4

Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...received and lodged even in the Castle. But he cautioned Mr. Bellings against allowing Catholics to be laughed at for their credulity. About a year later Walsh received accounts of Father Finaghty, then in England, performing very wonderful cures, both on Catholics and Protestants, at the Portuguese Ambassador's in London, and at the Queen's at St. James's. It appears that he was sent for to London to cure the lady of a Portuguese nobleman, then staying with the Queen, who had lost her sight; and " Father Taig M'Eochny," alias Captain Power, an Irish Dominican, afterwards Bishop of Clonfert, was sent from the Court with money for father Finaghty. The mission was in vain, the money was lost, --the attempts of Finaghty to give sight to the blind countess proved a failure. Nevertheless, he maintained his credit with his friends, though the jealousy of some minister caused him to decamp from London. " He was thence honourably conveyed in a coach drawn by six horses, accompanied by an English Catholic gentleman. through Oxford, to Chester and Holyhead. He remained in Wales for some days, with Lord Dillon and Mr. Garrett Moor, two great admirers of his, and then returned to Dublin. The higher order of Catholics of the capital were said to have been rather scandalized by the circumstance of Father Finaghty having come accompanied from England by a Lancashire woman, whom he described as a demoniac. But while he remained in the capital " he performed" at the house of the Lord Fingall, and a great number of persons, both Catholics and Protestants; amongst the latter, the Countess of Antrim, conducted thither by Father Peter Talbot. The great feat promised on the occasion was to dispossess the Lancashire woman of a devil. Father Talbot, not unreasonably, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660803
  • 9781236660800