Hebridean sentence example
The Loyalty islanders are Melanesians; the several islands have each its separate language, and in Uea one tribe uses a Samoan and another a New Hebridean form of speech.
Meanwhile the labour traffic, which had been initiated, so far as the, Pacific islands were concerned, by an unsuccessful attempt in 1847 to employ New Hebridean labourers on a settlement near the present township of Eden in New South Wales, had attained considerable proportions, had been improperly exploited and, as already indicated, had led the natives to retaliation, sometimes without discernment, a notorious example of this (as was generally considered) being the murder of Bishop Patteson in 1871.
The Hebridean islands exceed 500 in number, of which one-fifth are inhabited.
Potatoes, barley and a little oats are grown, and the pasture being good the cattle are larger than most of the Hebridean breeds.
These family connexions with the Hebridean Scots and with the O'Neills made the lord deputy, Sir John Perrot, afraid of a powerful combination against the English government, and induced him to establish garrisons in Tyrconnel and to demand hostages from Hugh MacManus O'Donnell, which the latter refused to hand over.Advertisement
There was no chimney; the fire was made in the centre of the house and the smoke escaped through a hole in the roof, or through the door as in Hebridean houses of the present day.
Neither St Leger nor his successor Sir James Croft could do anything with Ulster, where the papal primate Wauchop, a Scot by birth, stirred up rebellion among the natives and among the Hebridean invaders.
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The estate has an organic salmon hatchery, mussel farm and hill farm with Highland Cattle and Hebridean Sheep.
Apart from this northwestern corner and the outer Hebridean isles, most is buried far beneath the surface.Advertisement
So clearly St. Bride in the Hebridean mythos was named Mary.
The Hebridean sheep graze this area which is too wet for mechanical cutting.
Islay, Jura, Colonsay and Gigha are the most southerly of the Inner Hebridean islands.