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" Behold a proof of Irish sense : Here Irish wit is seen ; When nothing's left that's worth defence, They build a magazine ! * Besides these famous books of Scott's and Johnson's, there is a copious " Life "
The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary selections, general ... - 458 ページ
1822
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, 第 23 巻

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885
...for arms and stores, which was pointed out to him as he went abroad during his mental disease : — " Behold a proof of Irish sense : Here Irish wit is seen : When nothing's left that's worth defence, They build a magazine 1 " * Besides these famous books of Scott's and Johnson's, there is a copious...

Dublin: A Historical and Topographical Account of the City

Samuel A. Ossory Fitzpatrick - 1907 - 359 ページ
...commemorating his victories. Beyond it is the Magazine Fort, the subject of Swift's epigram :— ' Behold a proof of Irish sense; Here Irish wit is seen...nothing's left that's worth defence, We build a Magazine.' 1 Tablet of Memory, Dublin, 1782. 1 Journal RSA f. for 1901, vol. xxxi. Beyond the People's Gardens...

Lives of Great English Writers from Chaucer to Browning

Walter S. Hinchman - 1908 - 569 ページ
...am." And he is said to have written the following epigram while on a walk with his attendants : — " Behold a proof of Irish sense! Here Irish wit is seen ! When nothing's left that's worth defense, They build a magazine." Thus he lingered till the 19th of October, 1745, when, after a night...

The Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1897
...breakwater. What was suggested reminded him of the words — he believed they were Swift's : — " Here is proof of Irish sense, here Irish wit is seen, "When nothing's left that's worth defence, they build a magazine." [Laughter.] He took great interest in the naval affairs of the country —...

Lives of Great English Writers from Chaucer to Browning

Walter Swain Hinchman, Francis Barton Gummere - 1908 - 569 ページ
...am." And he is said to have written the following epigram while on a walk with his attendants : — " Behold a proof of Irish sense ! Here Irish wit is seen ! When nothing 's left that 's worth defense, They build a magazine." Thus he lingered till the 19th of October,...

One Irish Summer

William Eleroy Curtis - 1909 - 482 ページ
...which the British soldiers keep their ammunition. It was the subject of Dean Swift's last epigram: "Behold! a proof of Irish sense; Here Irish wit is seen. When nothing's left that's worth defense, We build a magazine." There is a fine equestrian statue of Lord Gough in Phoenix Park, cast...

A Guide to Great Cities for Young Travelers and Others: Northwestern Europe

Esther Singleton - 1910 - 330 ページ
...famous battles. Some distance west, is the Magazine Fort, of which Dean Swift sarcastically wrote: " Behold! a proof of Irish sense; Here Irish wit is...nothing's left that's worth defence We build a magazine!" The Park has fine cricket and polo grounds, and reviews are held in the space known as " Fifteen Acres,"...

Great Cities of Europe: First [-second] series, 第 1 巻

Esther Singleton - 1913
...famous battles. Some distance west, is the Magazine Fort, of which Dean Swift sarcastically wrote: " Behold! a proof of Irish sense; Here Irish wit is...nothing's left that's worth defence We build a magazine!" The Park has fine cricket and polo grounds, and reviews are held in the space known as " Fifteen Acres,"...

The Famous Cities of Ireland

Stephen Lucius Gwynn - 1915 - 352 ページ
...stood, " His Majesty's house of the Phoenix," a powder magazine was constructed under George II. " Behold a proof of Irish sense, Here Irish wit is seen : When nothing's left that's worth defence They build a magazine." So wrote Swift in the very last of his bitter railings that was published,...

The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815

Robert Allison - 2000 - 266 ページ
...Mediterranean. This prompted the New York Evening Post to quote Swift: Behold a proof of Irish sense, Where Irish wit is seen; When nothing's left that's worth defence, We build a Magazine.55 But though Jefferson now called for more force, he •was as determined as ever not to...




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