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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1788 Excerpt: ... nually appointed a review of all the wheels, on a pretty green near the town, which makes no inelelegant entertainment to fee so many young creatures rescued from want, idleness, and misery, decked out in decent appartl, earned by their own industry; and to countenance this review, the young ladies of the bett distinction in the neighbourhood, exhibited their skill in spinning irvthif public assembly. Here are two very good and convenient bleach. yards, that never want full employment. That to the south is supplied with water from an adjacent lake, which is very soft, and found excellent tor whitening linen.cloth. Happy would it be for many parts of this country, if, instead of that spirit of devastation which dairies produce, our villages were thus filled with munufacturers, who ought to be supported and encouraged, in this manner, by an indulgent landlord; which would, in the end, produce honour and wealth to him and his dependants. Sir Richard Cox gave two acres of land, rentfree, for building a charter-school; and set 18 more,. at half rent, for 990 years; the whole well enclosed. He provided slate and stones for the building, a? also labourers; and bestowed 20I. per ann. to ir. This school is designed for 40 children. The country to the north of Dunmanway, is prodigious rocky; within a mile of the town, there is a perfect wall, or mound, of rocks, running a considerable way; a yew tree grows out of tjw crevices of these rocks, the body of which is seventeen feet iu circumference, and grows in a reclining manner. Mohanagh, Mohanagh, a mile south of Dunmanway, is the feat of Rodger Fenwick, esq; with two loughs on the south, and a wood to the north, It is observable that in those loughs are a large kind of trout that feed on the spawn of eels. From Dunma...
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    The Compleat Irish Traveller

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