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A Veue Of The Present State Of Ireland

Auhtor: Edmund Spenser

Language: english

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Review by A. Dent, June 2010


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... kingdome, and but lately entred to the mild and godly goverment of King Edward surnamed the confessor besides now lately growne unto a lothing ...
... Surelie this was a great violence: but yett by your speche it semeth that onlie the Countrie and vallies near adjoyninge unto those mountaynes and ...
... yeres, she rode at peace, thorough his onlie paynes and excellent endurance, how ever envye list to blatter against him. But of this wee shall have ...
... an officer (for that were more tollerable) for any debt, to distrayne the goods of any Irishe, beinge founde within theire liberty, or but passinge ...
... or afterwardes by tradinge with other Nations which hade letters, learned them of them, or devised them amongest themselves, [it is very doubtful. ...
... lastly all the Nations of Scythia, which, like a mountaine flud, did overflowe all Spain, and quite drowned and washt away whatever relicts there ...
... it freezeth it is his tabernacle. In Sommer he can weare it loose, in winter he can lappe it close at all tymes he can use it never heavie, never ...
... the cause of many other evills. Eudoxus It semeth strang to me that the English should take more delight to speake that language more then ...
... in all partes of disobedience and rebellious disposicon, him they sett up and glorifie in their rymes, him they prayse to the people, and to ...
... expired, yt will yeilde him, in the renewinge his lease, both a good fyne, and allso a better rente. And also it wil be for the good of the tenent ...
... in the customes, and in the religion of that Land. The which me seemes, you have soe thoroughlie touched, as that nothinge more remayneth nowe to ...
... cutting of of those evilles, which I before blamed, and not of the people which are evill. For evill people by good ordynance and goverment may be made ...
... untrue for this I can assure you, my self beinge as neare them as any, that hee was so farre from promisinge or putting [them] in hope, that when ...
... the reformacon of the North must be to keepe out the Scotts. Eudoxus Indede, I remember that in your discours of the first peopling of ...
... awe and firme obedience. Irenius It is so indeede. And yet this truly I do not take to be any matter of great difficulty, as I ...
... must remaine till ther escheates appeare, the which lettyng passe as yet unknowne, yet thus much is knowne to be accounted for certayne, that the ...
... please soe to doe (which I would rather wish), then shall she have a nomber of brave oulde soldyers alwayes readye for anye occasion that she will ...
... the Irish, by the multitude of followers and tennauntes under them: all which hould their tenementes of them by fealtye, and such services, wherby ...
... more in veiwe, which should bringe up theire children in the first rudiments of letteres: and that, in every country of baroney, they should kepe ...
... thoroughe all places of the country convenyente, many good townes seated, which thorough that inundacon of the Irish, which I first tould of, were ...