School: Slieverue (roll number 12476)

Location:
Slieveroe, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
John Carey

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Bellevue Demense

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0844, Page 176

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1.
Inspire me o ye Powers which are holy
Enliven my spirit with thine
For I am dejected and lonely
Oh grant me that favour divine
To sing of a scene so enchanting
Where Rasselus might live without pain
And not that for beauty is wanting
To saunter through Bellevue Demesne.

2.
The swan and majestic peacock
Are adding more grace to the lawn
Grazing all around are the gay flocks

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Collector
Brighid Adhrais
Gender
female
Address
Nicholastown, Co. Kilkenny
Informant
Edward Grant
Gender
male
Address
Curraghmore, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English