Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Volume 22
Royal Irish Academy, 1900 - Engineering
Includes also Minutes of [the] Proceedings, and Report of [the] President and Council for the year, separately published 1965/66- as its Annual report.
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Page 491 - tribes, which our historians bring hither from Greece at a very remote period. 'Which tribes,' he says, 'were accustomed to build not only their fortresses but even their dome-roofed houses and sepulchres of stone without cement, and in the style now usually called Cyclopean and Pelasgic.
Page 472 - there hath not been a partridge within the memory of man." " Tomorrow," he writes, " I purpose with a cast or two of spar-hawks to take myself to fly at blackbirds, ever and anon taking them on the pates with a trench. It is excellent sport, there being sometimes two hundred horse on the field looking on at us.
Page 279 - of a college founded for Indian scholars and missionaries, where he most exorbitantly proposes a whole hundred pounds a-year for* himself.
Page 275 - will easily make amends for y° lessening my quality ; though I could wish his Majesty had told me his mind of removing Church Preferment from y e Commissioners before I came out of England. But as it is, God's will be done. My Ld Duke and I are at a great distance here, so not many
Page 485 - Mr. Connolly was accordingly deputed to assure the House of Commons " that the Duke of Portland felt equally with the Irish people the high value of Mr. Grattan's services to Ireland, and that, as the highest proof he could give of his admiration and respect, the
Page 501 - Several of the houses were built in the Spanish fashion, with ranges of stone balcony windows, this place being formerly much frequented by ships of that nation who traded with the inhabitants, and came to fish] on this coast. Most of
Page 274 - puzled me a little as to y e time of your housekeeping; but I hope you keepe your old quarters and are now settled at St. James to your content. I have bin a fortnight in y* Castle : but excepting a little difference in y' hangings of my chamber, and its being seated upon
Page 275 - it will be much better. Thus you have a short account of my affairs. I never drunk or saw any usquebah since I came into Ireland, though I have bin at many tables and civilly used in a sober way without impoting : if anything material doth happen in my
Page 382 - Sympathy on the occasion of the lamented death of Her late Majesty Queen Victoria, and congratulation on His Majesty's Accession to the Throne.