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Image from page 144 of “Stories of persons and places in Europe” (1887)
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Title: Stories of persons and places in Europe
Year: 1887 (1880s)
Authors: Benedict, E. L. [from old catalog]
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Publisher: New York, London, G. Routledge and sons
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house, for it would make him,he said, an excellent bath. His terri-fied vassals tried to persuade him not to commit such a fearful sacrilege,but he only laughed at their fears and insisted upon its being brought atonce. Never fear, he said the cool night air will do the water goodand in the morning you will find it fresher than ever. Trembling with apprehensions, the servants took the cover from the Ireland 141 mouth, of the well and carried it to the room of the audacious prince. Asthey did so they imagined that they heard awful sounds coming from it,threatening them with vengeance. Fearful and anxious, they retired forthe night, but one more alarmed than the others fled to the mountains. In themorning he looked down into the valley where lie had left hisprince and companions and instead of the magnificent city, there was agreat lake of water. So much credit is given to this legend that some of the fishermen arestill confident that they can see palaces and towers glimmering from the

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ON THE LEE, CORK. bottom of the lake when the water is clear. They also declare that when astorm is approaching ODonoghues giant figure maybe seen riding overthe waves on a snorting white horse. The beautiful scenery about Killarney is sadly marred by sights ofhuman wretchedness. Among the few fine mansions of the nobility, arehosts of wretched hovels. Within the well-kept grounds of the aristocraticenclosures, all is greenness and fertility, without all is want and misery.The landlords family lives in luxury ; the tenants go hungry and in rags.Nearly all of his earnings are taken for rent; and even if he could save alittle he cannot buy a foot of land. No matter how frugal and industrious 142 Persons and Places in Europe. he is he can do little to improve his condition. It would be some consola-tion if the landlord had the better right to the soil; bnt when the tenantremembers that his ancestors were driven out to make room for those of hislord it is no wonder that he protests and re

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Image from page 162 of “The uncrowned king : the life and public services of Hon. Charles Stewart Parnell ; comprising a graphic story of his ancestry; also family reminiscences, related by his aged mother, Delia Tudor Stewart Parnell … ; also, a bilgra
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Title: The uncrowned king : the life and public services of Hon. Charles Stewart Parnell ; comprising a graphic story of his ancestry; also family reminiscences, related by his aged mother, Delia Tudor Stewart Parnell … ; also, a bilgraphical sketch of his great co-laborer, Rt. Hon. Wm. E. Gladstone
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: McWade, Robert M. (Robert Malachi), b. 1857
Subjects: Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891
Publisher: [Philadelphia] : Edgewood Pub. Co.
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.1,749evictions; in 1879 2,607; and, as was shown bymy right honorable and learned friend, 1,690 inthe five and a half months of this year-^showinga further increase upon the enormous increaseof last year, and showing in fact unless it bechecked that 15,000 individuals will be ejectedfrom their homes without hope, without remedyin the course of the present year. By the fail-ure of the crops during the year 1879 the actof God had replaced the Irish occupier in thecondition in which he stood before the Land Act;Because what had he to contemplate ? He hadto contemplate eviction for his non-payment ofrent; and, as a consequence of eviction, starva-tion ; and it is no exaggeration to say, in a coun-try where the agricultural pursuit is the only pur-suit, and where the means of the payment of rentare entirely destroyed for a time by the visitationof Providence, that the poor occupier may underthese circumstances regard a sentence of evictionas coming, for him, very near a sentence ofdeath.

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DANIEL OCONNELL, THE GREAT IRISH AGITATOR. ic8 CtlARLES STEWART PARNELL. Very remarkable consequences followed fromthe rejection of the Disturbance Bill by the Houseof Lords. There were 15,000 people about to beevicted from their homes—about to have decreedagainst them by the landlords sentences of death.The tenant was left, therefore, to use Mr. Glad-stones words again, without hope, withoutremedy. CHAPTER XI. COERCION IN FULL SWING. In January, 1881, Parliament was called to-gether, nearly a month earlier than usual, in orderto give **the Forster Government time to passits subsequent measures of Coercion. Aftertheir passage there began a fierce and mercilesswar between the Irish people and the Britishauthorities. One of the first acts of the detestable Forsterwas the employment of retired or dismissed mili-tary and civil officers to put down all free expres-sion of opinion. One of these ruffians, CliffordLloyd, maybe taken as a fair sample of his fel-lows. It is related of him by

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