A great thunder

Dublin Core

Title

A great thunder

Subject

Lough Derg--Pilgrimage--Miracle--Weather

Description

"Now when I was shut in and had taken notice of the greatness of the Cave which I conceive to be about four cubits, I found the inner part thereof to turn and extend under me weak and shaking that it seemed as though it could not bear a man..."

Creator

Shane Leslie, 1885-1971

Source

Translated from the Latin of O'Sulevan Beare's Compendium Historiae Cathonicae Iberniae, by Bishop Henry Jones, Leslie, Shane, Saint Patrick's Purgatory: A Record from History and Literature, p. 25

Publisher

Burns Oats and Washbourne Ltd, London

Date

1932

Rights

Citation for the purposes of criticism

Format

Collection of sources

Language

English

Type

Monograph

Identifier

DD_0080

Coverage

54.609244,-7.871791

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Text

"Now when I was shut in and had taken notice of the greatness of the Cave which I conceive to be about four cubits, I found the inner part thereof to turn and extend under me weak and shaking that it seemed as though it could not bear a man ; and therefore fearing to fall into some unknown depth I did step back, and having settled myself in the Catholic Faith and being firm in my resolution I did cast myself upon my knees to pray, supposing there had been no more to be done. But about one hour after I did begin to tremble every joint of my, to sweat and to be heartsick, to vomit also as if I had been on a long voyage at sea. In which troubles I was overtaken with sleep, but again roused up with the noise of a great thunder, which was not heard by me along, but by as many as were in the Island, and which they were the more astonished in that it was a clear and fair day..."

Original Format

Monograph

Citation

Shane Leslie, 1885-1971, “A great thunder,” Digital Derg: A Deep Map, accessed February 28, 2021, https://digitalderg.eu/items/show/88.

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