A collection of tracts and treatises illustrative of the natural history, antiquities, and the political and social state of Ireland: at various periods prior to the present century, Volumen2


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Página 208 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Página 220 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Página 216 - Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Página 210 - Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep ; so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Página 167 - TC would not be a good rule for modern educators of youth ? And whether half the learning and study of these kingdoms is not useless, for want of a proper delivery and pronunciation being taught in our schools and colleges?
Página 151 - Whether money is to be considered as having an intrinsic value, or as being a commodity, a standard, a measure, or a pledge, as is variously suggested by writers ? And whether the true idea of money, as such, be not altogether that of a ticket or counter ? pounded proportion, directly as the demand, and reciprocally as the plenty ? 25.
Página 150 - Whether the bulk of our Irish natives are not kept from thriving, by that cynical content in dirt and beggary, which they possess to a degree beyond any other people in Christendom ? 20. Whether the creating of wants be not the likeliest way to produce industry in a people ? And whether, if our peasants were accustomed to eat beef and wear shoes, they would not be more industrious ? 21.
Página 145 - And all the trees of the field shall know that I the Lord have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish: I the Lord have spoken and have done it.
Página 93 - G ordinato sive proviso, aut aliqua alia re causa vel materia quacunque, in aliquo non obstante. In cujus rei testimonium has Literas nostras fieri fecimus Patentes. TESTE Me ipso, apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo secundo die Aprilis, anno regni nostri decimo quinto.1 Per breve de Private Sigillo.
Página 223 - Dublin with the highest sense of gratitude; and they take the liberty, in this public manner, to return their sincere and hearty thanks to the worthy Author, assuring him that they are determined to comply with every particular recommended in it, to the utmost of their power. In every page it contains a proof of the author's extensive charity. His views are only towards the public good. The means he prescribeth are easily complied with, and his manner of treating persons in their circumstances so...

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