One Hundred Choice Selections Volume 10
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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...belong to Round-_ town, --Roundtown will be renowned in future ages for the. support of the church. Mark my words! Roundtown will. prosper from.this day out, --Roundtown will be a rising place." Doolin, 0 2s. 6d. "One would think they ad all agreed only to give two and sixpence apiece. And they comfortable men, too! And look at their names, --Matthew, Mark, Luke and _ J ohn, --the names of the blessed Evangelists, and only ten. shillings among them! Oh, they are apostles not worthy the _ name, --we'll call them the poor apostles from this out I" (Here a low laugh ran through the chapel.) " Do you hear that, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John? Faith! I can tell you that name will stick to you." (Here the laugh was louder.) A voice, when the laugh subsided, exclaimed, " I'll make it ten shillin's, your Reverence." ' " Who's that?" said Father Phil. " Hennessy, your Reverence." _ " Ver well, Mark. I suppose Matthew, Luke, and John will fol ow your example?" " We will, your Reverence." "Ha! I thought you made a mistake; we'll call you now the faithful apostles, --and I think the change in your name is better than seven and sixpence a iece to you." "I see you in the allery there, fferty. What do on _ that well-dresse woman for? thry back--Ha! see t at, she had her money ready if you only asked her for it, --don't go by that other woman there--Oh, ho! So you won't give anything, ma'am? You ought to be ashamed of yourself, There is a woman with an elegant sthraw bonnet, and she wont give a farthing. Well now, afther that, remember, I give it from the althar, that from this day out sthraw bonnets pay...
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