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 agad agam agus aige air bit amac anois atair beag bean beidh beit Bfearr liom go bfuair Biann breag Brian Bryan buail Buailtear cead ceann chodladh Chuaid consonant cuala cuig Cuir daoine dative deag deanam declension deic diol Drogheda dubairt duine duit Dundalk eile fada fagail faoi fear fein fitce fitcead gcodladh genitive go bfuil go leor go raib idir imperative interrogative Irish Irish language leat leis Mac G mai't mait manner decline Muna be go Niar nios nouns OPTATIVE MOOD participle Plural Nom ponta prefixed preposition Pres Pret preter pronouns raibh rhait saoi seact siad sibh Singular Plural sinn siubal sleep strike struck SUBJUNCTIVE SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD Tabair tainic teact Tense thou uair uile verbs vowel
Page 97 - When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
Page 95 - 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 95 - 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 95 - Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase ; so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
Page 93 - 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.
Page 93 - Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes : fear the Lord, and depart from evil.
Page 97 - 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 97 - Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, When it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, And to-morrow I will give ; When thou hast it by thee.