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" You might have supposed that sound had no existence here, were it not that now and then a hawk shrieked while cowering over the mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath, as it ran to its mother. I could have gone to sleep here, and dreamt of heaven purchased... "
Sketches in Ireland: descriptive of districts in the North and South [signed ... - Page 9
by Caesar Otway - 1827 - 80 pages
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Sir Thomas More, Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society

Robert Southey - 1829 - 868 pages
...our tourists to Ireland. Describing a scene among the mountains of Donegal, the writer says, " you seemed lifted as it were out of the turmoil of the...mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath as it ran to its mother. I could have gone to sleep here, and dreamt of heaven purchased for poor sinners like me, by...
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Sir Thomas More, Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society

Robert Southey - 1829 - 868 pages
...our tourists to Ireland. Describing a scene among the mountains of Donegal, the writer says, " you seemed lifted as it were out of the turmoil of the...mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath as it ran to its mother. I could have gone to sleep here, and dreamt of heaven purchased for poor sinners like me, by...
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Sir Thomas More, Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society

Robert Southey - 1829 - 868 pages
...our tourists to Ireland. Describing a scene among the mountains of Donegal, the writer says, " you seemed lifted as it were out of the turmoil of the...mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath as it ran to its mother. I could have gone to sleep here, and dreamt of heaven purchased for poor sinners like me, by...
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Sir Thomas More, Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society

Robert Southey - 1829 - 868 pages
...our tourists to Ireland. Describing a scene among the mountains of Donegal, the writer says, " you seemed lifted as it were out of the turmoil of the...now and then a hawk shrieked while cowering over the motmtain top, or a lamb bleated beneath as it ran to its mother. I could have gone to sleep here, and...
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Sketches in Ireland: Descriptive of Interesting Portions of the Counties of ...

Caesar Otway - 1839 - 383 pages
...floating at great depths, seemed as if they soared in ether: then the stillness of the whole scene you seemed lifted, as it were, out of the turmoil of the...mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath, as it ran to its mother. I could have gone to sleep here, and dreamt of heaven purchased for sinners by a Saviour's...
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The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland: Adapted to the New Poor ..., Volume 3

1846
...floating at great depths, seemed as if they soared in ether; then the stillness of the whole scene you seemed lifted, as it were, out of the turmoil of the...mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath as it ran to its mother. I could have gone to sleep here, and dreamed of heaven purchased for sinners by a Saviour's...
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Tours in Ulster: A Hand-book to the Antiquities and Scenery of the North of ...

J. B. Doyle - 1854 - 396 pages
...floating at immense depths, seemed as if they soared in ether. Then the stillness of the scene: you seemed lifted, as it were, out of the turmoil of the world into some planetary paradise," &c. If the spirit of the Atlantic had fallen asleep, it is no unreasonable conjecture that the amiable...
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The Land We Live in: Scotland, Ireland and the Devonshire coast

1856
...and still no bottom : speckled trouts floating at great depths, seemed as if they soared in ether. You might have supposed that sound had no existence...the mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath as it run to its mother. " But the day was advancing, we had farther to go and much to do, and my friend...
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The Donegal highlands [by J. MacDevitt].

James MacDevitt (bp. of Raphoe.) - 1866
...floating at immense depths, seemed as if they soared in ether. Then the stillness of the whole scene ; you seemed lifted, as it were, out of the turmoil of the...were it not that now and then a hawk shrieked while towering over the mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath as it ran to its mother. I could have gone...
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The Tourists' Picturesque Guide to Ireland

William Frederick Wakeman - 1889 - 416 pages
...floating at great depths, seemed as if they soared in ether; then the stillness of the whole scene you seemed lifted as it were out of the turmoil of the...here, were it not that now and then a hawk shrieked when cowering over the mountain top, or a lamb bleated beneath as it ran to its mother. I could have...
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