Maintain attribution The Google "watermark" you see on each file is essential for informing people about this project and helping them find additional materials through Google Book Search. Keep it legal Whatever your use, remember that you are responsible for ensuring that what you are doing is legal. THE RELIGIOUS HISTORY OF IRELAND PKIMITIVE, PAPAL, AND PROTESTANT INCLUDING THE EVANGELICAL MISSIONS, CATHOLIC AGITATIONS, AND CIIUKCH PROGRESS OF THE LAST HALF-CENTURY BY JAMES GODKIN Au Tnon OF 'Ireland and urr Churciikh* ktc. Dennod O'Connor, informs us, he was perfe(;tly skilled in the English language.
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' The real ceremony was the presentation of a white rod by one of the chiefs, who advancing, said, * O King !