An Introduction to the Irish Language: In Three Parts. I. An Original and Comprehensive Grammar. II. Familiar Phrases and Dialogues. III. Extracts from Irish Books, and Manuscripts, in the Original Character. With Copious Tales of the Contractions
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adjectives Affirmative agad agam agus aige anois aspirated bean beit Bfearr bfuil Brian ceann consonant Cuir dčag decline duine duit eile expressed faoi father fear fčin fios formed Future genitive give go raib hand hear heard horse imperative infinitive Irish language leat leis letter liom liom go mait manner MOOD Muna nać Niar night nios nouns observed participle person prefixed Pres Present Pret Preter pronouns raibh shillings siad sibh Singular Plural sinn sleep sound speak strike struck Tense thing thou uile usually verbs vowel wish woman written
Page 5 - Let not mercy and truth forsake thee : bind them about thy neck ; write them upon the table of thine heart : 4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man. 5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
Page 9 - When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid : yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet. 25 Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh. 26 For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.
Page 5 - Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase: So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
Page 7 - For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
Page 7 - Her ways. are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Page 7 - The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens. By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
Page 7 - My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord, neither be weary of His correction: for whom the Lord loveth He correcteth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
Page 9 - My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion : so shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.