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Sir Samuel Ferguson. E‘;i'.r2'l“i‘. A DAY WITH THE SAN LITTLE EEORGE WANTS ’.3i‘r‘;‘.:."lr’.:.-:SrZr.’.‘:“.‘l”r’l..-'
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Sketch of the Distinguished Irish Poet and Antiquarian.
By Alfred Percival Graves.
lrmnrned from “The Gaelic Ameri-
can" of July 1L.l
l-he lrish potato thinlho now inter-
rened, Ind drove Ferguson into --eaeva
llldighatio" oi‘ Jilvannl at the Govern-
ment mismanagement, which had mul<
No one knew this better than himself,
scretuy to the lrish coun-
Engllsh Parliament, was relecled
lavisr of futile experimental leglsllslinn
in the vr let a n d
so torth. Parliament
alter Gl’Ittal.l's mod Wuuld have saved
the rountry cams a nrpeolcr and
one of the poets of Repeal. .
The lecturer then quoted Ferguson's
poem addressed to England at that
. c n o .
But. iranidy. I-hils we thank you all
who sent .
Your aims, so thank we not your Pur-
who, what they gave. lrorn treasures
01 our nun '
care, i! you call it giving, this hull
Halt sill from the recipients to them-
Oi their own millions, be they tens or
our own as well as your . our Irish
> ows T
Had su-esred tor them: though 'yhur
Commons‘ Halls -
Forgetting your four hundred millions
delrt. - -
when iirst ifpartnershlh our nations
Against our llrentystour (you than two-
Thellloorer People). Elli them British
No: for these drafu on our United
'2 one no gratitude, and give no
More than )'Bu'd give to us. it Dorset-
Or York a like assistance should re-
Or than you gave us when, to compon-
Tour rlnveovmers. you
Twice the amount: on, hut as rather
Dust runes. and will give them wnrle
To that pernicious hlind concert Ind
“‘hei'ewith tha aids we sslredyou mle
s-ire, tor our wretched country's vari-
we've got. a man would think. enough
Ellis to make puupers, hills to teed then.
Bills to make sure that. PIupel's' hllll
Ellis in each phrase or economic slang:
Bills to transport the men they dare
ll mean no want or courllge physical,
"fie Conscience doth make Collards oi
Sour I will live ynu one of Fergu-
lon's Pnemi. "The Burial of King Col‘-
rpn price or the Dlulils cursed hlnl,
nndhe As he was an s e and
lh in nnlsperi g, and ruggr-sting that
burial ground, and he slid that he was
i is Christian burial
and power 01 literary invectlve aguinst
rllest met on .
im appeared Ferguson's "Lay: or
the western Gael." a sridtifyins
liner worlr than
Their point or depnrture in thus well
descrihed hy ilr. A. M. Wliilunl. the
'Arnerlcah critic: '
--The ‘Lays or the Western Gael’ nre
In Celtic istory. and
any chronicles Ind poems They ore
original in (arm suhetanoe. the onl-
lad tom and lnsasurn hel unlrnown
ndauurn like the Voice or one of the na-
elent herds chantin '
he had let achieved. '
and they l.re clothed with the mist: oi
n in sncholy age. They inclu
suhiects Is ‘The Trip Quest.’ the search
at the hard tor the lost lay of tho greot
clttls ml 2 en la-
nnught, no its recovery. hy invoutlon.
from the roles or its dead Iulhor, who
rises in misty form shows his grave.
‘The Hehiing or Cnuhll crarnurh: a
story or vio n
hr ilr. svvlnourn
or modern hnllnds. telling o
rnulcL,lnilicted uvon the members at 3
Welsh colony and its vengeance; and
othor incidents in early Irish history.
e as amongst tho hneat
t a cruel
l h Poems. rather than in Mhciiherv
son's '0ssian' or in the literal transla-
log to the inlelllgencn of to-day in their
cwti lanes, without lolre Change and
dilution. or tile conluslon and dimneds
or an ancient language,
or the longer loys thus tar published.
mils Aird, the line scolllsh
Duet, author or "The Devil's Dream on
"In all respects ‘The rain Quest‘ is
interest or the Quest ltseli by introdilo
in; in the most natural and unencum-
hurlng Vl y do many at the h-.st points
or the ‘Great csttie Fl2ra)‘,' the suojert
matter or the ‘Thin’
long heen grand in poem you no e
made it. grander. The refusal or Fergus
to stir in the force of private sympathy.
but his instantaneous recogn
the patriotic necessity nf song, is a just
and noble conception. - ’
ower or the Eard over the rude
last or entrance, and the closing in
diction hy the iisiden, ere all very no-
latiie towards the consummation al et-
(err As lor the kissing at the chard-
pi us in the pause: or the right, i know
or nothing e
la uwever admirably ex-
pressed, the last stanza is an error in
s surely you spoil the grand close,
and the whole piece by appending your
own person ity or intelfelTnL‘2 as a
This tendency to act at time: la n
lomnmntator on his own work and
present it at others in a too
ously Latlnized iornl are, with the
less, not to say hlutl, disregard for ver-
hnl delicacies-into which he now and
h aln lapses. the only -pl-at-livities to
which exception can be taken in Fergu-
son's technique. For his method is Ilni:
ormi)’ min i , Ind occlslanal
perl ds at malestic inspiration tween
all minul critical ohjectl 8 be
them. an the blast from his iirlanannalfs
mantle wept the chieltai and his
bound into the valley like leave! before
'2 have taken Fergusnn to our
hearts as we take our best brother, lov-
iwnderoslties hnd chrless-
ol his great-
nesa, It We love the kindred qualities
in Samuel Johnson-for the sake 0! the
men and the zentlenlnn. ‘
in 1:72 appeared "Cangal," which Fer
gusan describes in a letter to Father
-eduiree u great subject. and
he Irhn writes it must have vision and
E . lo
Th; terrible shuns Ind Celtic lupu-
ltillonl-Lhe Crllni‘. Walker, the Washer
01 the Far -loom monsizouiiy betare
us as he thin; and he marshals the
contending host: It Mayra with I in
hidden: relliazh 0 which We ‘know no
modern pnrnllel. i
Hi: sllbiecl is I STEM. old-world tale
Celtic Pasnnism mine: the Irish Cham-
plan: at the rods.
But great though much at “Col:gal"
undoubtedly is. Ferguson‘: genius
old torsoctan moo mi.l159"'j'r g
Add male! 1925 O...
rt-.rfH;nx .V,eru at a rellrionl. philosoph-
nry" he reached his lullest height as a
poet, and the best that has heen said or
could well d nbout them comes
tram wlllian-l Alllnghnm and Auhr-ev de
Vere-the two lrisilmen his time
wiloso opinion should interest, it not in-
uence, us mos
Allinghhm wrote on receipt or
urrlo; "unny thoughts or rn
swarmed shout the pages as i turned
them. like bees in n lime-tree. in your
style high culture is reconciled with
simplicity, directness, and prlginuliry;
and nothing can ha halllzler than irhur
znrichuient or English speerh with Irish
orma without the least violence. All
this Irish poems are very remarkable.
tut ‘Deirdre’ l count the chiei triumph.
its peculiar rornl oi unity is ilerfecll)’
arlaged, while in general eflect it re-
mils nothing so much as a Greelr play.“
izr. Auhrey do Vera and Mr.. Tents,
and perhaps the larger proportion oi
the other leading Irish critliz, ureter
"Canary" to “Deirdre.”
“it would he dilllcult." writes De Vere.
“to mid, amid our recent literature. a
poem which at once aim h an
'conary‘ and as ndeuuately iulills its
niru. - - - Novel m English road-
en as is such a poetic theme, and em-
. i. has caught
thoroughly that eplz: character so re-
miirliabie in those laordic L g
which were transmitted orally through
ages when Homer must have need a
name unknown in lreland."
ugh at times "over-
Ho er occasionally nod,
aminped to the little oeiiconscioua ones
you i to no so
ening beast, where perspective is lost
and will paralyzed, and pnsslan rials
llrlresrruined. No! What sir. w. E
Yeats lluely Wrote of him in 1886 is still
‘ uthor at these
Kreatest poet lrel
rhuse the mo t
nosing is the
e may bring
a truly great and national
and its morning in these three volumes
t o o was ma 2 y the purltylng
name or national gentlmrnt tho one man
‘me who wrote heroic poetry-<
one who. among the somewhat syodritln
singers of his day s like corn
males-tho savor oi the sea about
him sun is strength."
1 [THE EXD.]
IRISH LANGUAGE FUND.
New Rochelle, N. ‘L.
' July 20, 1914.
Martin J. Keogh. National Treasurer
at the Gaelic League tor Amer 1, is
received the roliowlng contrioutlnns to
the Fund in aid oi: the Gaelic Lelgue
or ireiandz r
From Portland, M3
carroli. slvi: F. w. cunnlngnnno, slo;
captain Hugh‘ 1‘, ilcoonough, 35; Will
In H. ulliver, :5; E. E. osrien, :5.
ceneral J J. Lynch. irhsrd J
en, $5; C. A. and
. Houllhan, 55:
i enter Edw
F. Flaherty, $5; lilirs Mary lllcrernan,
:3; Miss saran ulilua, :5; Thomas I‘.
Per Mrs. E, G. xeelty,“ Brooklyn.
cards no and 176, 323.50; per Michael
Powers. So. Boston. Mass, on :2 9,
$17.50;, per '1' J. Kenlinsi New York.
mrtl 1151. per M. n. lritzgeraid,
New York. card 931, :5.
Foul Providence, R.
Jane A, Gormley. Card 1 ,
Bliss Bridget Garrick, card 1037, so, pe
.loh J. coiteyr card 105:, 5 Der Donal
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collections, 33.55. ,
Per Miss Helena M. coughlin, Bos-
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Joeellh MCEVOY. Detroit. Mich., 515
Thomas J. Zilccoruick. Knlghu Lnndiutr
CIL. H; John )lcCabe. VVntIl(on Juno-
Seumas O'Brien Wondered at
‘How Readily They Marshall,
Halted and Ate, and at the
They Gave the Football.
y sruuse D'Eilt:.V.
y on the slopes or the restless
Iith nu elrneslriesx thll. (‘hunc-
terizes real and not I'D m wa are.
“'he:l the Chplain said "illuruh" they
lvai , Ind said ‘Eat’ lhev
ale. so well were they disciplined, and
they were no regularsol iers eith
but members of the lrish Volunteers or
sun Fraut-isc .
And what a any they rhoose ior their
outing. the 12th or July; that (lay of
might leel proud or and it is called --The
lsoys oi Wexford," and you should he
in hr-oil’ Milihrae when the lrish vol
unteers ware dismissed lrorn the man
oeuvres and watched the exp:-esslonson
Ih ic .faces ihe vmld
brought the‘ strains of that inspiring
tune (mm the edge at the wood where
in Here. indeed.
power it exercised on those sus-
ceptible to its iniiuenr‘e. Na won er
that Emmet felt he could conlzller the
world with an Irish rnelody and twenty
thou hnd men, and no wonder that men
like Reclfern .vlasnu will write the st
or lrelnnd and her music and set t e
world thinking with a hook like “The
song Love of lrcland,"
At storyv song or play, on or or: the
hattleilelil or at any worthy achievement
has st sum rlormer prestige, yet-
she has all the potentialities or great
whether we study the movements or the
volunteers in irelnnd, America or d
taut New Zeainnli, evidence or lreland's
irrdivicluzlity and Power to gov rn her-
sell conlronte us everywhere
2- u i t e teeth or rate the trish-
gh, out it you wont to en-
are nlsny things which one Eiislly tor.
sets. but f‘The Knights of the Re
Branch" at playls something not easily
story teller and
n a or "Brian Boy
heard some one
Ciirbery!" and on
other said, “Nearly all our singers are
gone. t thank God we have their
songs." nd many or them were run
or the glaring sunlight lit up the liltlr
But we hud music lrorn the violin and
ents, too, and
r er .-
wrench it from the other
I Ind wondered how such
i said they w
the toothnll came
might he devoted to this interesting
contest, had I the time had since, For
t lites the p strained rl
when the cupisln asked tor three
beers tor tho victors this ml-lo irad
moved but six inches.
when a loud blast of a trumpet rang
cut we knew the day‘; programme was
At the recent iinni examination for
Solicitors‘ Apprentices Mr, M. P. slo-
toolr ilith place, as well
xing . special certincate ior dis-
tinguished anrwerlng. e intends prac-
tising with his rather, Mr. John lilornn,
Bslnncs in the Mutual Trust Com-
nsny, Wedtchester county. July 1. tan
s2.iss.14. Subscriptions received sinos
that tlnze. $113.46. Total to date. 33.‘
lion. Town. 51; John, Ridge, E. Boston,
M. A. 0 Connor,
(0ow!liIu8d Ifom Page I.)
me l or 4
he Sun‘: despatch de
"irmneu" he "Trill
resisting “further conces-
or Parliament in London last night, at
which. iLls understood, Joseph Devi
o comes from a
used the piuines
titer conceulinil. .
DEl’Llx‘rl‘l's ms Ll'l'l’LZ To: pmvx.
on that phase of the suhject the As- ‘I
soclated Press ‘ to Tuesday‘: Faliers
said. - i
"No authoritative account is avallshls
Armagn to pullot en bloc instead or hy
counties on n st
or Tyrone nr Ferrnalmglt from
vision or the Bill." ,
The brazen nudeclty with which the
rdnrlssion is now
Party" has agreed to the did
men: or lrolnnd, hut in haggling
the size at the plate to he cut on shows
the extent to Vi‘
niitted his consent to surh a monstrous
proposition twenty year:
be driven from public lire ,
nnonoxo SAYS lmrnilvo rwouewl-tr.
After lilr. Asquith
nounc rnent oi’ the conierence on Mon-
.) hn Redmond said:
' pnnsldur the exclusion
or called upon to express an opinion
as to whether to
and from the King and tioo t
votes some I I -
lrish and Oppositi
King George in
it from C, P"
e anv statelre
Sun min, is reported in have been re -
aiiirnled i n elleln nt anner a one Km I
private meeting of tho lr h hlemhers “M, “I m: "”““'
Eel s t constituency,
Party tion, as it sh
the Nationalist we
lnade that the “Irish
‘bout report relating to
icn they have demora-
any min Dublicli ad-
ago he would
had made the Inn
d I in not t
to I fall
e result will Drove use-
s sue we at once Oh!) The use it
Lawreuc Giunel, h ihde- the cost or ilvln the increased
ndent member, interiecteli win: the prices while the iorooer is get g r
rorrespm-ldetlts,ca1l“a note into his produce have been mainly illslrli
In otherwise peacefl interlutis" by mental >il:l ringing about inrreasai
asking it the e w s may vecedent ror Wage The wages, laowever, are u
the Premier advising the King to “place very low. ,
vromnlly rams to hi;
nd halt. me,
ther conlerees rem;
. .nl l. at
;:::":d the arrival and depart‘
>' srrrml M, W
At the very heginu] ,
King George openly ng " M“
The Department ol Agriculture. in .
lrish agricultural la
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o t tie. and the !mPiO)‘nlEl’il.
rent lahor on roads.
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