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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P. Wogan, 1808 - Irish language - 277 pages

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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.
Page 105 - If the substantives be of different persons, the verb plural must agree with the first person rather than the second, and with the second rather than the third ; as...

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