A View of Ancient and Modern Dublin: With Its Improvements to the Year 1796; To Which Is Added Tour to Bellevue, in the County of Wicklow, the Seat of Peter La Touche, Esq. Knight of the Shire for the County of Leitrim (Classic Reprint) by John Ferrar (Paperback / softback, 2015)
Excerpt from A View of Ancient and Modern Dublin: With Its Improvements to the Year 1796; To Which Is Added Tour to Bellevue, in the County of Wicklow, the Seat of Peter La Touche, Esq. Knight of the Shire for the County of Leitrim The following tour was planned and executed in a short space of time; - four weeks. From the learned, the author will hope for indulgence; because it was his zealous intention, and warmest wish, t only to entertain, but to improve every one who takes up the book. If it finds a place in the library of the virtuous; - if he is so happy as to entertain the fair and amiable part of the creation; - to strengthen one good mind in the discharge of its moral duty; - or to reform one bad one from the destructive paths of vice; then it will be a source of constant satisfaction, and a pleasing reflection, that he made a tour to Bellevue, - Reader forgive him then, If author of mischief, and some good, He seek his proper happiness, by meansThat may advance, but cant hinder thine. The great interests of truth and humanity are indeed a worthy and exalting enquiry. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.