The Life And Correspondence Of William Connor Magee (volume 1); Archbishop Of York, Bishop Of…

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byJohn Cotter Macdonnell

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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. 1896. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V CORK; CARLSBAD; EDUCATION CONTROVERSY Dit. Magee visited Cork several times before he finally left Enniskillen. He did not go at once to reside in the deanery, which had to be left for some time in the hands of workmen, but took a house at Youghal, which was near enough to enable him to visit Cork whenever business required. His active mind was never idle; and while he enjoyed the freedom from parochial cares, he was bracing himself, mind and body, for the public life which lay before him. He threw himself energetically into the proposed building of a new cathedral for Cork, upon the site of the old one, which was one of those structures built at the period when the taste for church architecture was at its worst, and which scarcely admitted of a fitting restoration. To J. C. Macdonnell. "The Palace, Cork, "February 3, 1864. "I have delayed writing to you, until I had gained all the information that I could respecting my new post. And now I have a budget almost too long for a letter. "Imprimis, then. The income I still think is £500 net. "The house is a fair one; not as good, by any means, as Chanter Hill--fewer and smaller rooms. The situation awful, but, I am told, not unhealthy in winter. Cure of souls, I have absolutely none whatever in St. Finbarr's, and only nominally in the three parishes forming the corps of the deanery. But there are all manner of intricate and nasty questions--as to what body the cure is vested in, whether in Dean and Chapter or Vicars choral. Two directly conflicting opinions have been taken, and considerable pecuniary interests are involved in the decision. The curates are not mine, and are not paid by me. The cathedral! the service!! How shall I describe them? Cashel Cathedral is a temple to Cork--and as to serv...

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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. 1896. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V CORK; CARLSBAD; EDUCATION CONTROVERSY Dit. Magee visited Cork several times before he finally left Enniskillen. He d...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217592740

ISBN - 13:9780217592741

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