SEVERAL COUNTIES, CITIES, BOROUGHS, CORPORATE, MARKET, AND POST TOWNS.
PARISHES, AND VILLAGES,
HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL DESCRIPTIONS;
ENGRAVINGS OF THE ARMS OF THE CITIES, BISHOPRICKS, CORPORATE TOWNS, AND BOROUGHS;
OF THE SEALS OF THE SEVERAL MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS:
DESCRIBING THE ELECTORAL BOUNDARIES OF THE SEVERAL BOROUGHS, AS DEFINED
BY THE ACT OF THE 2d & 3d OF WILLIAM IV.
BY SAMUEL LEWIS.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
PUBLISHED BY S. LEWIS & Co. 87, ALDERSGATE STREET.
In Popular Rhymes and Sayings of Ireland (first published in 1924) John J. Marshall examines the origin of a variety of rhymes and sayings that were at one time in vogue around different parts of the country, including those which he recalled from his own childhood in County Tyrone. Numerous riddles, games and charms are recounted, as well as the traditions of the ‘Wren Boys’ and Christmas Rhymers. Other chapters describe the war cries of prominent Irish septs and the names by which Ireland has been personified in literature over the centuries.
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