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320 pages; Armorial bookplate, a gift inscription from mother to daughter dated Cashel/ County Tipperary/ 1936, pencil note at end. Newspaper image of Cashel Rock tipped in opposite tp, with offsetting. OCLC: 13368836 Date is approximate, not printed in book. Legend has it that the Rock of Cashel originated in the Devil's Bit, a mountain 20 miles north of Cashel when St. Patrick banished Satan from a cave, resulting in the Rock's landing in Cashel. Cashel is reputed to be the site of the conversion of the King of Munster by St. Patrick in the 5th century. The author Mary Anne Sadlier (1820—1903) was an Irish writer who published about sixty novels and many short stories and translated much French literature into English. Her writings were extremely popular among Irish immigrants in both the United States and Canada. Her works often explore the themes of anti-Catholicism, the Irish Famine, emigration, and domestic work.