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A Tour In Ireland

Auhtor: Arthur Young

Language: english

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Review by Joanna Daneman, April 2008


Rating: (***)
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Tour In Ireland':

... ones are good and convenient. Mr. Latouche's, in Stephen's Green, I was shown as a model of this sort, and I found it well contrived, and finished ...
... that and window too. If their eyes are not affected with the smoke, it may be an advantage in warmth. Every cottage swarms with poultry, and most of ...
... the country. July 5. Left Mullingar, which is a dirty ugly town, and taking the road to Tullamore, stopped at Lord Belvidere's, with which ...
... rocky glen one side bare rocks to an immense height, hanging in a thousand whimsical yet frightful forms, with vast fragments tumbled from them, and ...
... resembling other mountainous tracts, and the whole yielding a rent of not more than from three shillings to four shillings an acre. Mr. Forster could ...
... cause, is a point that has employed the attention of men much more able to decide upon it than I am and has been so often treated, that nothing I ...
... looms working upon their own account, and made a considerable progress in this for five years, raising several buildings, cottages for the weavers, ...
... on the hill to the right, and the grounds of Ballybricken, a beautiful intermixed scene of wood and lawn. The high shore of the harbour's mouth opens ...
... which gives good crops, but lasts only one year. Sea-sand much used no shells in it. Farms rise to two or three hundred acres, but are hired in partnership. ...
... of walks are traced. The view from this terrace consists of many parts of various characters, but in their different styles complete the lake ...
... all farther view in others, it breaks into tufts of tall timber, under which cattle feed. Here they open, as if to offer to the spectator the view ...
... as they meet with at an English spa. But above all, the prices of everything, from a room and a dinner to a barge and a band of music, to be ...
... five hundred English acres, so well planted that I could hardly believe myself in Ireland. There is a hill in the park from which the view of it, the ...
... of passengers, and so I had the agreeableness of waiting with my horses in the hold, by way of rest, after a journey of above one thousand five ...
... Mr. Holmes, the whole is seen to great advantage. The spreading part of the Shannon, called Loch Derg, is commanded distinctly for many miles. It is ...
... in a clear day the eye meets the ocean near Dungarvan. The mountains of Waterford and Knockmealdown fill up the space to the south-east. The western ...
... there are no such tracts as are found in our four northern counties, and the North Riding of Yorkshire, with the eastern line of Lancaster, nearly ...
... to America. The increasing population of the country made it an increasing trade, but when the linen trade was low, the passenger trade was always high. ...
... such an improvement, and which almost ranks in public ease and benefit with that of the post-office. A Tour in Ireland SECTION III.-Manners ...
... would wish soonest to banish this, for there is not one favourable conclusion to be drawn from it: as to courage, nobody can question that of a ...