Irish Miscellany Volume 1-2

Irish Miscellany Volume 1-2

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...would do well now to gather up our strength again and show our readiness to avail of the existing and the forthcoming opportunities. God, it has well been said, reaches us many favors, by our own hands--shall we not as much as stretch out our hands for those He has placed so nigh to us P All things considered, the time has come when the patriotism of Ireland should re-assert itself. We believe the young men of Ireland are willing and will be proud to accept the duties, and, if need be, the dangers of the position to which they have succeeded; we believe they do not intend to let that struggle which, however iuefl'ectual it may have proved, is still, in the midst of such circumstances as have surrounded it, a glory and an honor to the Irish race, die out vfith their fathers. Wise and good men----tried and true friends of Irelaud--are yet amongst us, to aid and guide us, to present to the young band the glorious old colors, and to demonstrate, by their presen.ce, the perfect continuity of the struggle. All over Ireland, into its remotest parts, there are gallant hearts, young and old, anxious to set the good work going; the people and the press are ready for it--the initiative alone is wanting. May we hope that the friends of Ireland will not remain longer scattered abroad without cohesion or connection, but will soon meet together, and, calmly, and de liberately, directed by experience gained from the past, in accordance with the circumstances of the present, and Wllll due thought and care for the future, lay broad and deep the foundation of a new Irish organization. A movement has already been made in this direction. Dr. Cane of Kilkcnny, apatriot long and honorably known to his country, has opened the subject in the pages of the Celt. He...show more

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  • Paperback | 1166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 58mm | 2,032g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236765664
  • 9781236765666