Annals of Ireland, Ecclesiastical, Civil and Military: From the 19th of March, 1535, to the 12th of July, 1691

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G. Sidney, 1819 - Ireland

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Page 198 - When they submitted, their officers were knocked on the head; and every tenth man of the soldiers killed and the rest shipped for the Barbadoes. The soldiers in the other tower were all spared, as to their lives only ; and shipped likewise for the Barbadoes.
Page 42 - As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered ; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.
Page 41 - Send thine hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children; 8 Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
Page 22 - If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people; if my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways : then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
Page 40 - O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.
Page 173 - Above all, he bade me tell my mother that ' his thoughts had never strayed from her, and that his love for her would be the same to the last;' withal, he commanded me and my brother to love her, and be obedient to her.
Page 39 - Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.
Page 7 - Amidst all these enormities, the sacred name of RELIGION resounded on every side — not to stop the hands of these murderers, but to enforce their blows, and to steel their hearts against every movement of human or social sympathy. The English, as heretics, abhorred of God and detestable to all holy men, were marked out by the priests for slaughter ; and, of all actions, to rid the world of these declared enemies to Catholic faith and piety, was represented as the most meritorious.
Page 39 - Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee ; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die ; 12 And render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith they have reproached thee, O Lord.
Page 5 - After rapacity had fully exerted itself, cruelty, and the most barbarous that ever, in any nation, was known or heard of, began its operations. An universal massacre commenced of the English, now defenceless, and passively resigned to their inhuman foes. No age, no sex, no condition, was spared. The wife weeping for her butchered husband, and embracing her helpless children, was pierced with them, and perished by the same stroke.

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