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paper 'On the Jurassic rocks of the islands of Skye and Raasay' , read to the Geological Society of London in 1873 ( published in the society's Quarterly Journal , 29, 1873, 317–39 ). His major papers, including his investigations and descriptions of the structure of the Giant's Causeway , appeared in the Transactions of the London society, others in the Proceedings of the Belfast Natural History Society and of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow , of which he was president in 1868–71. The geological survey of the region which he provided for the British

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W. P. Courtney

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and Frances married the following year; they had no children. Always free with his money, Burton spent large sums on improving the vicarage house, gardens, and glebe lands. In 1766 he left Mapledurham to be rector of Worplesdon, Surrey , where he promoted the building of a causeway over the River Wey to enable his parishioners easier access to Guildford. Throughout his life Burton published a vast number of tracts and sermons. Most of his sermons were reprinted in Occasional Sermons Preached before the University of Oxford (2 vols., 1764–6); they are

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) are recorded in this period. In London he created a great sensation, and the Haymarket pantomime (18 August 1782) was entitled Harlequin Teague, or, The Giant's Causeway in reference to him. Byrne , a heavy drinker, died on 1 June 1783 at Cockspur Street, Charing Cross , shortly after converting most of his property into a banknote for £700 which was then stolen. Byrne was apparently alarmed at the prospect of his corpse falling into the hands of ' the chirurgical fraternity ' ( GM , 53, 1783, 541 ), and gave instructions for his remains to be sunk in deep

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on occasions Cameron preached ' to half a dozen congregations on the same day ' ( ibid., 129 ). Cameron died on 31 December 1799 at Park , in co. Londonderry , and was buried in the parish churchyard of Dunluce , a picturesque spot on the road between Portrush and the Giant's Causeway. A striking elegy on his grave was written by the Revd George Hill , a former librarian of Queen's College, Belfast. Cameron was married and, besides his son, left a daughter, who was married to John Boyd of Dunluce. Alexander Gordon M. J. Mercer Sources T. Witherow

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Italian opera and the opera ballet. Charles Bannister was one of the Haymarket's most popular performers and Colman nurtured the careers of Bannister's son John and of the sopranos Elizabeth Harper and Georgina George. Colman's pantomime Harlequin Teague, or, The Giant's Causeway , written jointly with John O'Keeffe , was premièred in 1782. He commissioned a number of comic operas from O'Keeffe and Arnold including The Son-in-Law (1779), The Agreeable Surprise (1781), and Peeping Tom (1784), which filled the theatre season after season. In December

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Church, Belfast. There he remained for six years. He married on 12 August 1889 Harriet le Byrtt ( d. 1932) , elder daughter of Richard Lewis , of Comrie, co. Down; they had one son and three daughters. In 1890 D'Arcy was appointed to the country parish of Billy , near the Giant's Causeway , moving in 1893 to the industrial town of Ballymena, co. Antrim. Here he laid the foundation of his career and reputation, publishing A Short Study of Ethics (1895), which went through two editions and was reprinted in 1912. In 1899 he published his first set of Donnellan

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W. S. McFeely , Frederick Douglass (1991) W. L. Andrews , ed., Critical essays on Frederick Douglass (1991) J. E. Thompson , J. L.Conyers and others, eds., The Frederick Douglass encyclopedia (2010) J. C. Trotman , Frederick Douglass: a biography (2011) T. Chaffin , Giant’s Causeway: Frederick Douglass’s Irish odyssey and the making of an American visionary (2014) D. W. Blight , Frederick Douglass: prophet of freedom (2018) R. E. Finkenbine , ANB Frederick Douglass resource guide, L. Cong. , guides.loc.gov/frederick-douglass , accessed 6 Feb 2020 ‘Frederick

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De rerum natura (1808), which attracted the attention of Thomas Percy , bishop of Dromore and the editor of the famous Reliques , who was instrumental in obtaining for Drummond the degree of DD from Marischal College, Aberdeen , on 29 January 1810. His long poem The Giant's Causeway (1811) is an evocation of Irish history and the stunning coastline of the north-west, and is notable for its author's acquaintance with geology and for his defence of the uniformitarian hypothesis of James Hutton (1726–1797). In 1815 Drummond was an unsuccessful candidate

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Greenwich Park (1733; sold in Dublin 1905; in Frank Sabin collection, London , in 1954). A pair of landscapes or perspectives, The Giant's Causeway , won the £25 premium of the Dublin Society in 1740, and Susanna Drury's identity was disclosed to the society by Gabriel Maturin , a Huguenot, then dean of Kildare and later Jonathan Swift's successor at St Patrick's, Dublin. Her views of the Giant's Causeway were engraved in London in 1743–4 by François Vivarès , another Huguenot. These engravings, the first-ever accurate views of the site, were

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next two years, and was appointed dean of Achonry and precentor of Killala on 4 April 1691. His patent for the bishopric of Down and Connor was dated 31 August 1694, and he was consecrated on 2 September and enthroned on 4 October following. Foley wrote an account of the Giant's Causeway which was published in Philosophical Transactions the same year. His brief episcopacy was marked by an evident sensitivity to the special needs of his diocese, where nonconformity was rife and the material means to combat it largely unavailable. In an Exhortation to his flock

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'Concerning a prodigious os frontis '; an essay, 'On the late coughs and colds'; and 'Notes on the epidemic of eye-disease' ( Hoppen , 221 ). He published the first scientific account of the Irish elk, the earliest account of the structure of the sea mouse, and 'Notes on the Giant's Causeway' —expressing the opinion that the latter is a natural rather than a man-made phenomenon. He wrote, too, on coalmining in Ireland , on Horace's odes, and on the ancient Greek and Roman lyre; in the sphere of archaeology he granted too much to viking influences. The Dublin

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Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson

Limerick , with some appearances in Belfast , Derry , Kilkenny , and Waterford. His one-act musical pastoral Colin's Welcome was premièred at Belfast in 1770, and he compiled and adapted the pantomimes Harlequin in Waterford (1767), Harlequin in Derry (1770), and The Giant's Causeway (1770). When in Kilkenny in 1770 O'Keeffe advertised a subscription series of drawings of local views. He enjoyed a reputation for ' gaiety, wit, and cheerfulness ' ( A. O'Keeffe , xxi ), and acted Gratiano to Macklin's Shylock. He played Tony Lumpkin in Dublin performances

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(2002) G. Hill, An historical account of the MacDonnells of Antrim (1873), 348–50 GM , 1st ser., 68 (1798), 544 GEC, Peerage E. Malins and the Knight of Glin [D. Fitzgerald], Lost demesnes : Irish landscape gardening, 1660–1845 (1976), 81 W. McComb, Guide to Belfast, the Giant's Causeway, and the adjoining districts of the counties of Antrim and Down (Belfast, 1861), 54 Belfast News-Letter (18 June–7 Aug 1798) Annual Register (1841) R. B. McDowell, The Irish administration (1964), 83–4 Annual Register (1855), 251 Correspondence of Charles, first Marquis

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1742–3), the Physico-Historical Society of Dublin , from 1744, and the Spalding Society , a very early antiquarian society. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society on 11 February 1741, and contributed several papers to its Philosophical Transactions , notably on the Giant's Causeway (1748 and 1753). Pococke's collection of Greek, Roman, and English coins and medals was sold in London at auction by Langford on 27–8 May 1766. His collection of antiquities and his minerals and fossils were sold by Langford on 5–6 June 1766. Pococke left his manuscripts

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William Sinclair (1804–1878) were her brothers. She also had two half-sisters from her father's first marriage. She and her sisters were all very tall, and jokes circulated about Sir John Sinclair's 6-and-30 feet of daughters: the pavement outside their house was known as the ‘Giants' Causeway’. S. C. Hall states that she was badly scarred with smallpox. She was educated at home, and, from the age of fourteen, acted as secretary to her father, who maintained an extensive correspondence with agriculturists and politicians in Europe and America. It is said that

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papers to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society , including accounts of 'The origin of natural paper found near Cortona in Tuscany' ( 59, 1769 ), 'Some specimens of sponges from Italy' ( 60, 1770 ), which included plates made from his own drawings, 'A curious Giant's causeway … newly discovered in the Euganean hills, near Padua' ( 65, 1775 ), and ' The tides in the Adriatic ' ( 67, 1777 ). Such papers earned him an international reputation among scientists and antiquarians. The first-cited ' was also valuable for the accurate observations on microscopy

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Devon. Thorgerson also designed covers for Wishbone Ash , Al Stewart , Genesis , Peter Gabriel , the Electric Light Orchestra , Black Sabbath , and Led Zeppelin (the cover for their iconic Houses of the Holy , 1973, featuring naked waif-like children climbing the Giant's Causeway ). He aimed to find an image that encapsulated the essence of each album, and rarely included band members: ' Pictures of a band … what do they tell you? They tell you what they look like, but nothing about what's in their hearts, or in their music ' ( The Times , 28 April 2007 );

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wife, and daughter. His last few weeks had been spent in organizing the railway's jubilee. R. L. Vickers Sources J. H. McGuigan, The Giant's Causeway tramway (1964) Engineering (14 July 1933), 47 The Engineer (14 July 1933), 25 J. H. McGuigan, Giant's Causeway, Portrush & Bush Valley Railway & Tramway Co. Ltd (1983) Locomotive Railway Carriage and Wagon Review (14 July 1933) private information (2004) [R. S. Traill] ‘Giant's Causeway electrical tramway’, The Engineer (28 Sept 1883), 239 ‘Turbines, Portrush and Bush Valley tramway, diagram’, The Engineer (28