Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Kilgorman

A Story of Ireland in 1798

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 107,071 / 296 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 438
Added to site: 2007.04.06
mnybks.net#: 16486
Excerpt

n corners of it--of all the localities in the United Kingdom perhaps the dearest to Reed's heart.

To him, in more senses than one, Ireland was a land of romance. The happiest associations of his life were there. There he wooed and won his wife, the daughter of Mr Greer, M.P. for the County of Londonderry; and he and she loved to return with ever new pleasure to inhale the pure air of Castle-rock or Ballycastle, or to enjoy the quiet of a lonely little resting-place in Donegal, on the banks of Lough Swilly, to recuperate after a year's hard work in London. It was something to see the sunshine on Reed's beautiful face when the time approached for his visit to the "Emerald Isle." When he was sore stricken in the last illness, he longed with a great longing to return, and did return, to Ireland, hoping and believing that what English air had failed to do might come to pass there. Three weeks before his death he writes to me from Ballycastle, County Antrim: "I wish you could see this place to-day bathed in

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Dean M. Cole
When Dean M. Cole isn't writing award-winning novels, he works as a commercial helicopter pilot, builds custom choppers and airplanes or travels the world with his trusty sidekick and wife, Donna. In this interview Cole tells us how his combat experience influence his books and gives us some behind-the-scenes insights in his thrilling book, Sector 64: Ambush
Read full interview...