Cath Mhuighe Léana, Or The Battle of Magh Leana: Together with Tocmarc Moméra, Or The Courtship of Momera (Google eBook)

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Eugene O'Curry
Celtic Society, 1855 - Epic literature, Irish - 196 pages
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Page 204 - The affairs of the Society shall be managed by a Council consisting of a Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, and twelve elected Members, five to make a quorum.
Page 51 - And Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously : the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Page 204 - These payments to be made in advance, on or before the first day of January, annually. V. Such Members as desire it, may become Life Members, on payment of the sum of thirteen pounds, or ten pounds (if they have already paid their entrance fee) in lieu of the annual subscription. VI. Every Member whose subscription is not in arrear shall be entitled to receive one copy of each publication of the Society issued subsequently to his admission ; and the books printed by the Society shall not be sold...
Page 73 - with all good omens '. ' For it is certain ', says the writer, ' that the calculations of the moon and of nature said that it was a lucky conjuncture with a seventh...
Page 204 - Society issued subsequently to his admission ; and the books printed by the Society shall not be sold to the Public. VII. Associates may become Members, on signifying their wish to the Council, and on payment of the entrance fee of three pounds. VIII. Associates shall receive a copy of all publications issued by the Society during the year for which they have paid a subscription ; but shall not be entitled to any other privileges. IX. No Member who is three months in arrear of his subscription shall...
Page viii - ... unless it happened that he was disqualified by some personal deformity or blemish, or by natural imbecility, or crime ; or unless, as happened in after ages, by parental testament, or mutual compact, the succession was made alternate in two or more families, as will be seen below.
Page 204 - All subscriptions to be paid in advance, and to become due on the first day of January, annually. V. Such Members as desire it may become Life Members, on payment of the sum of thirteen pounds, or ten pounds (if they have 'already paid their entrance fee), in lieu of the annual subscription. VI. Every Member whose subscription is not in arrear shall be entitled to receive one copy of each publication of the Society issued subsequently to his admission ; and the books...
Page viii - There was no invariable rule of succession in the Milesian times, but according to the general tenor of our ancient accounts the eldest son succeeded the father to the exclusion of all collateral claimants, unless it happened that he was disqualified by some personal deformity, or blemish, or by .natural imbecility, or crime; or unless (as happened in after ages), by parental testament, or mutual compact, the succession was made...
Page ix - This was the origin of tanaiste, a successor, and tanaisteacht, successorship. The tanaiste had a separate maintenance and establishment, as well as distinct privileges and liabilities. He was inferior to the king or chief, but above all the other dignitaries of the state. From all this it will be seen that tanistry, in the AngloNorman sense, was not an original, essential element of the law of succession, but a condition that might be adopted or abandoned at any time by the parties concerned ; and...
Page 129 - I knew these men from the soles of their feet to the tops of their heads. They breathed the same feelings with me. We were soldiers to obey the orders of our country's government and carry them out whatever the peril that threatened us. Having done so, we laid down our arms, like good citizens that we hope to have been, giving the example to all of the world that war is...

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