An Outline Grammar of the Dafla Language: As Spoken by the Tribes Immediately South of the Apa Tanang Country

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Printed at the Assam secretariat printing office, 1900 - Dafla language - 127 pages
 

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Page 78 - I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, 1 have sinned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son : make me as one of thy hired servants.
Page 79 - ... merry ; for this my son was dead and is alive again ; he was lost and is found.
Page 79 - And he said unto him, Thy brother is come ; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
Page 77 - And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land ; and he began to be in want. And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country ; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat : and no man gave unto him.
Page 78 - But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
Page 77 - And he would fain have been filled with the husks that the swine did eat; and no man gave unto him. But when he came to himself he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish here with hunger! I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in thy...
Page 77 - And He said, A certain man had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of thy substance thr. falleth to me : and he divided unto them his living. And not many days after the younger son gathered au together and took his journey into a far country, and there he wasted his substance with riotous living.
Page 78 - And when he came to himself, he said, how many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger...
Page 76 - A certain man had two sons : And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the. portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
Page 84 - And when they were now come near the Brahmin's mother-in-law's house, and the Brahmin was very hungry, he sent his servant on ahead to beg them to get supper ready. So the servant went on ahead and bade the Brahmin's mother-in-law cook a duck and put lots of plantain ashes, which the Kacharis use for salt, well knowing that his master disliked its acrid taste. So the duck was cooked with plenty of alkali. And when the Brahmin arrived, his meal was set before him. and he was so hungry that he had...

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