Some Passages In The Early History Of Classical Learning In Ireland; An Address Delivered At The…

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byDodgson Hamilton Madden

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... CASTLES OF IRISH CHIEFTAINS. SI fore at pains to set forth in some detail various matters closely connected with the state of learning and civilization among the upper classes of the "meer Irish," including the kind of dwellings which they inhabited. He describes the massive stone-built castles inhabited by the chieftains, with their strangely constructed thatched banqueting-halls, and gives some interesting details of manners and customs. Of many of the dwellings of the native aristocracy, all traces have perished. But the remains of innumerable castles, peel-towers, and strongholds may still be found scattered throughout the greater part of the Ireland second edition was not published until 1586; but Stanyhurst complains of oral, not written, defamation (sermo increpuit, etc.). Hooker was a prominent member of the Parliament of which James Stanyhurst was Speaker, and, on his own showing, was one who spoke his mind pretty freely. Richard Stanyhurst must have known the spirit in which his work would be continued by his successor. Keating gives currency to a statement that Stanyhurst prepared a paper to be printed in Ireland. This paper, according to Keating, was a revocation of falsehoods for which the writer was responsible. Keating, who was mistaken in supposing Stanyhurst to be an Englishman (ante, p. 37), may have confused the two editors of Holinshed, and held Stanyhurst responsible for the sins of Hooker. If Stanyhurst, when he found that his anticipations as to the work of his successor had been realized to the full, did prepare a refutation, it is much to be regretted that it never saw the light. which lay outside the Pale. The tourist in the course of a railway journey from Dublin to Killarney may not have acquired, by a survey of the country fro...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... CASTLES OF IRISH CHIEFTAINS. SI fore at pains to set forth in some detail various matters closely connected with the state of ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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