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" O'Cahan, whose castle had been demolished, and himself banished. In the midst of this half-ruined edifice was kindled a fire of branches. The window casements were stuffed with straw, to keep off" the rigours of the season. Thus lodged the aged wife of... "
A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ... - Page 326
by William Shaw Mason - 1814
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The traveller's guide through Ireland

Joseph Robertson (of Edinburgh.) - 1806
...of branches. The window casements " weie stuffed with straw to keep off the rigours of the " season. Thus lodged the aged* wife of O'Cahan ; " she was found by her noble visitor sitting on her '' bent hams in the smoke, and wrapt in a blanket !" Proceeding along the coast...
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A View of Society and Manners in the North of Ireland: In the Summer and ...

John Gamble - 1813 - 399 pages
...fire of branches. The window casements wete stuffed with straw, to keep off the rigours of the season. Thus lodged the aged wife of O*Cahan — she was found by her noble visitant, sitting oft her bent hams in the smoke, and wrapt in a blanket." Though passion was formerly deaf to them,...
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A Memoir: Explanatory of the Chart and Survey of the County of London-Derry ...

George Vaughan Sampson - 1814 - 359 pages
...of branches. The window casements were stuffed with straw, to keep off" the rigours of the season. Thus lodged the aged wife of O'Cahan : she was found,...her noble visitant, sitting on her bent hams in the smoak, and wrapt in a blanket." It appears, that O'Cahan was implicated in the rebellion of Tyrone...
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A Memoir: Explanatory of the Chart and Survey of the County of London-Derry ...

George Vaughan Sampson - 1814 - 359 pages
...were stuffed with straw, to keep off the rigours of the season. Thus lodged the aged wife of O'Cahau: she was found, by her noble visitant, sitting on her bent hams in the smoak, and wrapt in a blanket." It appears, that O'Cahan was implicated in the rebellion of Tyrone...
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The Memoirs Private and Political of Daniel O'Connell, Esq., M. P., His ...

Robert HUISH - 1836
...fire of branches. The window casements were stuffed with straw, to keep off the rigours of the season. Thus lodged the aged wife of O'Cahan — she was found...noble visitant, sitting on her bent hams in the smoke, wrapt in a blanket." Mr. O'Connell now gives us a few observations on the state of Ireland, on which...
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The Memoirs, Private and Political, of Daniel O'Connell, Esq: From the Year ...

Robert Huish - 1836 - 716 pages
...fire of branches. The window casements were stuffed with straw, to keep off the rigours of the season. Thus . lodged the aged wife of O'Cahan — she was...noble visitant, sitting on her bent hams in the smoke, wrapt in a blanket." Mr. O'Connell now gives us a few observations on the state of Ireland, on which...
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Heath's picturesque annual

1838
...her once splendid residence; the broken casements stuffed with straw, and a miserable fire of a few branches before her. Thus lodged the aged wife of...visitant sitting on her bent hams in the smoke, and wrapped in a blanket." Rejoining the road, I continued my wanderings through rather a picturesque country,...
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Ireland Picturesque and Romantic, Volume 1

Leitch Ritchie - 1838 - 264 pages
...her once splendid residence ; the broken casements stuffed with straw, and a miserable fire of a few branches before her. Thus lodged the aged wife of...visitant sitting on her bent hams in the smoke, and wrapped in a blanket." Rejoining the road, I continued my wanderings through rather a picturesque country,...
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The Annals of Derry: Showing the Rise and Progress of the Town from the ...

Robert Simpson - 1847 - 275 pages
...fire of branches. The window-casements were stuffed with straw, to keep off the rigours of the season. Thus lodged the aged wife of O'Cahan — she was found,...her noble visitant, sitting on her bent hams in the smoak, and wrapt in a blanket." Thus we have, after much labour and considerable and various research,...
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Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Volume 8

1902
...ruinous, being only covered with branches for a roof; the windows were stuffed with straw, and she was " sitting on her bent hams in the smoke, and wrapt in a blanket." Others state that when she met the Duchess she drew herself up to her full height, and announced, "...
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