Statistical Survey of the County of Kildare: With Observations on the Means of Improvement; Drawn Up for the Consideration, and by Direction of the Dublin Society

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Graisberry and Campbell, 1807 - 237 ページ

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i ページ - And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
125 ページ - Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley and rejoiceth in his strength: He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted; Neither turneth he back from the sword. The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield. He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: Neither believeth he that it is the sound of the...
125 ページ - Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper ? the glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: he goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted ; neither turneth he back from the sword.
xlviii ページ - Markets for grain, Ufe of green food in winter. PASTURE. Nature of it. Breed of cattle — how far improved, — — how far capable of further improvement) Markets or Fairs for them, General...
ii ページ - ... they publish it for the comments and observations of all persons, which they entreat to be given freely, and without reserve. It is therefore requested, that the observations on reading this...
ii ページ - REPORT is at present printed and circulated for the purpose merely of procuring further information, respecting the state and husbandry of this district, and of enabling every one interested in the welfare of this country to examine it fully, and contribute his mite to its improvement. The Society do not deem themselves pledged to any opinion given by the Author of this Survey ; and they desire, that nothing contained in it be...
ii ページ - ... this district, and of enabling every one interested in the welfare of this country to examine it fully, and contribute his mite to its improvement. The Society do not deem themselves pledged to any opinion given by the Author of this Survey ; and they desire, that nothing contained in it be considered as their sentiments ; they have only published it, as the Report of the gentleman, whose name is affixed, and they publish it for the comments and observations of all per sons, which they entreat...
xxxvi ページ - An indulgent and prudent father, A sincere and steady friend. His disconsolate relict, In testimony of her gratitude and affection, And the better to recommend to his descendants The imitation of his excellent example, Caused this monument to be erected. He died the 20th day of February, AD 1743, in the 69th year of his age.
xxxv ページ - Eldest Daughter of William, Earl of Inchiquin ; By whom He had Issue Four Sons, and Eight Daughters; of which Number Only James, the Present Earl, and the Lady Margaretta, Survived Him. Together with the Titles, He Inherited the Virtues of His Noble Ancestors, And Adorned every Station He possessed. Truth, Honour, and Justice, Directed the whole Course of His life: The Daily Devotions of His Family, And the Public Worship in the Church Were, by His Regular attendance, Cherished and Recommended.
1 ページ - Kildare, an inland county of the province of Leinster, is bounded on the north by Meath ; on the east by Dublin and Wicklow ; on the south by Carlow ; and on the west by the King's and Queen's counties. It...

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