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 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 77 - Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth. And he said, 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.
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 78 - And he arose, and came to his father. 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 80 - But he answered and said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, and I never transgressed a commandment of thine...
Page 78 - And he arose and came to his father. But while he was yet afar off his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.
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 77 - 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. And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want.

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