Letters from Ireland by Charlotte ElizabethLetters from Ireland by Charlotte Elizabeth

Letters from Ireland

byCharlotte Elizabeth

Paperback | January 15, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1852. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... letter iv. e wi ckl O W--dublin. Dublin, July. It was with feelings unusually depressed that I bade farewell to my hospitable friends in the south, to proceed hither unaccompanied by my lively young Irish companion, who, from the moment of our quitting my English home to that of my entering the Dublin stage at Enniscorthy, had seemed to consider me his guest, and performed all the offices of hospitality in a truly national spirit. The continued effect of my sprain seconded the warm entreaties of our lcind entertainers to rest a while longer under their roof, and inclination was eloquent on the same side; but I had promised to meet an old friend in Dublin, to arrange the future line of a route, that is to terminate in Donegal; and with a heavy heart I quitted them all. You know this trip was relinquished, after long anticipation, and excuses forwarded to the many kind friends who had engaged me to visit them. Circumstances led rne to resume my original design, only a few days before starting; and one inconvenience resulting from this vacillation has been the departure of several for England or the coast, who, had I not changed my first plan, would have confined themselves at home to receive us. This will hinder a projected excursion into Galway, disappoint my hope of seeing Edgworthstown, and materially circumscribe our movements; but the certainty of a dissolution of parliament reconciles me greatly--not that I have any personal fear, for strangers are never molested; but I do not wish to expose to my young fellow-traveller the scene that will too surely be presented in some parts of Ireland, at this time. How different was the journey in a close stage, from our delightful drives about the country during the past week! The scenery presented little to interest, o...
Title:Letters from IrelandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217009816

ISBN - 13:9780217009812

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