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For many reasons Ireland is one of the most interesting countries in the world. It is also one of the most beautiful. Its varied scenery of lake, mountain and sea-shore, in point of loveliness and grandeur, is not a whit behind those of more pretentious countries. Ireland has also a very agreeable climate - with enough sunshine and shower to keep hill and dale in perennial green. Physically, the impression which Ireland made upon me I could only liken to that of a bright and laughing face. It was a pleasure to visit the island, to breathe its wholesome air, to behold its luxuriance, and to become familiar with its many natural charms.

And I liked the people of Ireland equally well. There is a fund of natural gaiety in the Irish character which serves as an excellent preservative. The Irishman makes a charming host, an admirable traveling companion, and a devoted friend. His heart is big, his feelings are intense, and there is a goodly share of the element of idealism in him: his unfailing and unconscious humor, on the other hand, is the envy of the world. If one could only introduce America, that is to say, opportunity, into Ireland, what a change that would make!

There is not another country in the world of whose people it could be said what is so very true of the Irish - that they find themselves and their possibilities only when they leave their own country. Give the Irishman a fair field, and in all the walks of life - in literature, poetry, eloquence, the drama, diplomacy, business - he can climb to the top of the ladder, or carry off the laurels as easily as anybody else.

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  • M. M. Mangasarian (Author)
  • Forgotten Books (27 Sept. 2015)
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