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Ireland. Illustrated and embellished with views of the world's famous places and people, being the identical discourses delivered during the past eighteen years under the title of the Stoddard lectures.

TitleIreland - John L. Stoddard's Lectures
AuthorJohn L. Stoddard
PublisherNorwood Press
Year1901
Copyright1901, John L. Stoddard
AmazonJohn L. Stoddard's Lectures 13 Volume Set
Balch Brothers CO.
-Ireland
The buffer-State of Europe, the first of Old World countries to confront and check the surges of the North Atlantic, which have till then felt no curb for two thousand miles, Ireland looks, half lo...
-Ireland. Part 2
Queenstown Harbor. Adair Abbey. Others have claimed that Ireland's misfortunes have been due to her religion. But when and where have the Irish ceased to be religious? Have they not taken t...
-Ireland. Part 3
The journey of the Queen to Dublin in April, 1900, in recognition of the splendid services of her Irish troops in the Transvaal War, was the first that she had made to Ireland since 1861 ! But, surely...
-Ireland. Part 4
Kilkenny Castle. Picture Gallery, Kilkenny Castle. Shane's Castle. A Low-Back Car. Ready To Emigrate. Grey Abbey, County Down. It makes one sick at heart to read of the atroci...
-Ireland. Part 5
Ireland's Eye-Off The Bay Of Dublin. The Bay of Dublin is very similar in form to that of Naples, and if it faced the west instead of the east, and could one look across its semicircular expanse...
-Ireland. Part 6
The Royal Chapel, Dublin. A Daughter Of Toil. A Turf Cart. Sackville Street. Dublin contains a number of handsome edifices, one of the most remarkable of which, though but one story hi...
-Ireland. Part 7
Statue Of Grattan. Oconnells Statue, Dublin. Daniel O'Connell. Statue Of O'Connell At Limerick. On another occasion, a witness denied having been drunk, because he had only had his sh...
-Ireland. Part 8
The Crop That Failed. Grave Of Barry Sullivan. It was this frightful picture of unutterable misery that the worn, wearied veteran, when more than seventy years of age, was forced to look upon,...
-Ireland. Part 9
Statue Of Father Mathew. Father Mathew's Grave. If Father Mathew were alive to-day, he would find ample scope for all his energies again in Ireland. Speaking, not as a total abstainer, or as a...
-Ireland. Part 10
Interior Of ST. Patrick's Cathedral. A Corner Near Swiff's Grave. Such sentiments are to the soul what ineffaceable scars are to the body. Both have been caused by fearful wounds. Misanthropy ...
-Ireland. Part 11
Curran's Bust And The Boyd Monument. The Duke Of Wellington. Curran, the brilliant wit; Robert Emmet, the Irish Darling; Richard Brinsley Sheridan, the author of the Rivals and the Schoo...
-Ireland. Part 12
ST. Stephen's Green. Entrance To Trinity College, Dublin. 'Sound again, Clarion, Clarion loud and shrill! Sound! for the captive's plaintive voice Is still; is still.' Alas! the voice...
-Ireland. Part 13
Macaulay, an historian not particularly favorable to the Irish, nevertheless pronounced Burke in aptitude of comprehension and richness of imagination, superior to every orator, ancient or modern: ...
-Ireland. Part 14
The Library, Trinity College. The Home Of The Manuscripts, Trinity College. An Initial Letter In The Book Of Kells.. Ordinary Text In The Book Of Kells.. It is not difficult to a...
-Ireland. Part 15
The Museum, Trinity College. An Unfettered Stream, Love Waterfall, Killarney. But calligraphy was not the only fine art that prevailed in Ireland in those early days. Not far from Trinity Coll...
-Ireland. Part 16
Cong's Deserted Cloisters. In the same room with this rare work, but in a separate case, stands another splendid specimen of Irish handicraft -the Ardagh Chalice. From certain features of its deco...
-Ireland. Part 17
ST. Patrick S Well, Downpatrick. ST. Patrick's Hell. St. Patrick's Grave, Downpatrick. Whether or not his dust reposes in the shadow of the cathedral at Downpatrick, under the granite slab...
-Ireland. Part 18
Va s t l y more interesting, however, than these flints, are some rough pillars; a few of which are in the Museum, while many similar ones exist intact in various parts of Ireland. They are called Og...
-Ireland. Part 19
A Bit Of Phoenix Park. There can also be little doubt that, later, when degenerate Roman citizens avoided military duty, the Celts, like other vanquished tribes, were enrolled to take their places...
-Ireland. Part 20
Happily, too, they now receive abundant recognition and appreciation. The recent visit of the Queen to Ireland was virtually an aged sovereign's personal tribute of thankfulness for Irish heroism in t...
-Ireland. Part 21
Iass1ng Beneath The Arch. Where The Queen Lodged, Vice-Regal Lodge, Phoenix Park. On Ross Island, Killarney. The tour of the average traveler in Ireland comprises Killarney, Blarney Castle...
-Ireland. Part 22
Entrance to the Tumulus At New grange. Cinerary Urns, Found In Celtic Tombs. A Cromlech Near Dublin. The sight of several of these prehistoric relics of old Ireland gave me a keen desire t...
-Ireland. Part 23
An Ancient Celtic Copper Cauldron. An Old Celtic Necklace. The Tara Brooch. Ancient Celtic Fortress, Aran Islands. Tara's mysterious stone. Ancient Celtic Fortress, Interior. O...
-Ireland. Part 24
Donegal Castle, The Home Of The O'Donnells. Rock Of Cashel, Residence Of The Kings Of Munster. The Celtic harpers did not play, originally, merely for money and applause. Their work was seriou...
-Ireland. Part 25
Relic of Ireland's golden age, adfert abbey. An Irish Stronghold. In this connection it is impos-sible not to dwell a moment on the second grand ecclesiastical figure in Ireland in those early...
-Ireland. Part 26
One Of The Many, Muckross Abbey. An Exile' S Mother. Could Love have saved, thou hadst not died. One of the greatest charms of Ireland is that her prehistoric relics and the memorials of he...
-Ireland. Part 27
The Old Home. The Vale Of Ovoca. Spectacle Bridge, Lisdoonvarna. Lawless's hotel, delgany. The Sideboard. Ich sah Dich einmal Und ich sehe Dich inimer. The same excursion which...
-Ireland. Part 28
View From The Powerscourt Gardens. The Powerscourt Waterfall. The devil seems to own a good deal of property around here. Yes, sor, replied the guide; but he's an absentee landlord, and ...
-Ireland. Part 29
Tower And Cross, Glendalough. Round Tower, Scattery Island. Ruins On Holy Island, Lough Derg. Round Tower, Antrim. These two forms, minaret and tower, seem almost emblematic of the rel...
-Ireland. Part 30
One thinks, too, as he stands beside these old millennial crosses, of the aching hearts to which they have been as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. How many tears of penitence have been pou...
-Ireland. Part 31
Ross Castle, Killarney. Killarney House, Residence Of The Earl Of Kenmare. View From Killarney House. The Industrious Poor. Why do you call it an American hat? I asked. Sure,...
-Ireland. Part 32
The Yew-Tree, Muckross Abbev. The Edge Of Innisfallen. Glengariff Bridge. I had determined not to draw comparisons between the different scenes that called forth my enthusiasm in Ireland, ...
-Ireland. Part 33
Between Killarney And Glengariff. The scenery around Bantry Bay is a mild introduction to the bolder views which characterize the western coast of Ireland, for it unites the two distinct and widely d...
-Ireland. Part 34
Temple Arch, Horn Head. On The Moher Cliffs. A Sea-Sculptured Bridge, Kilkee. The Giants Causeway. If Wind and Water are the agents that have carved out Ireland's western coast, upon i...
-Ireland. Part 35
On one of those memorable days whose sunshine, lingering far into the night, makes summer in the north of Europe so delightful, I sat in a secluded spot upon the Irish coast, from whose sea-sculptured...









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