Carleton's Irish Peasantry

Volume Two

by William Carleton

Illustrated by Harvey, Phiz, Franklin, Macmanus, Gilbert, and other Artists of Eminence.

Published by George Routledge & Co, Farringdon Street, in 1854

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Title page from Larry McFarland's Wedding, Volume One


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Preparing for Examination, from The Geography of an Irish Oath
You see this little bottle, drink it, from The Lianhan Shee
I am what you have made me, from The Lianhan Shee
Denis teaching Morality and practising 'fulosophy', from Going to Maynooth
Denis promoted to the dignity of a horse, from Going to Maynooth
If you don't know the way & c, from Phelim O'Toole's Courtship
By all that's Sacred and Holy we're willin', from Wildgoose Lodge
Enchanted Soldiers in the Rath, from Tubber Derg; or, the Red Well
The first alms-begging, from Tubber Derg; or, the Red Well
Mrs Malone taking Neal to bed, from Neil Malone
Death of Ellish, from The Geography of an Irish Oath
Here goes the Goold my worth, from Phelim O'Toole's Courtship
The poor Scholar sick of the 'faver', from The Poor Scholar
The poor scholar's return, from The Poor Scholar


Preparing for Examination.
"Preparing for Examination."
From The Geography of an Irish Oath.


You see this little bottle, drink it!
"You see this little bottle, drink it."
From The Lianhan Shee.

I am what you have made me.
"I am what you have made me."
From The Lianhan Shee.

Dennis practising philosophy.
"Denis teaching Morality and practising 'fulosophy'."
From Going to Maynooth.

Dennis promoted to the dignity of a horse and watch.
"Denis promoted to the dignity of a horse."
From Going to Maynooth.

Shewing the way.
"If you don't know the way & c."
From Phelim O'Toole's Courtship.

The oath.
"By all that's Sacred and Holy we're willin'."
From Wildgoose Lodge.

Enchanted soldiers in the rath.
"Enchanted Soldiers in the Rath."
From Tubber Derg; or, the Red Well.

The first alms-begging.
"The first alms-begging."
From Tubber Derg; or, the Red Well.

The wedding of Neal Malone.
"Mrs Malone taking Neal to bed."
From Neil Malone.


Death of Ellish.
"Death of Ellish."
From The Geography of an Irish Oath.


Here goes the goold, my worthy.
"Here goes the Goold my worth."
From Phelim O'Toole's Courtship.

Sick of the Faver.
"The poor Scholar sick of the 'faver'."
From The Poor Scholar.

The return.
"The poor scholar's return."
From The Poor Scholar.

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