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The History of the Celtic Language: Wherein It Is Shown to Be Based Upon ...
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Adam allowed already analogy ancient animal antiquity appear appellation applied body breath Cabalistic called cause Celtic Celts character common considered cross deity divinity earth echo Egypt Egyptian employed English equally example expressive father figure Gaelic Gaul gives gods Greek hand head heart heaven Hebrew hence hieroglyphic horse human idea inhabitants instance Irish island Italy king language leading idea learned least letters lion meaning mind mouth natural never object once opinion original perhaps Persians person primary primitive principle probably produced pronounced radix reader reason referred remarkable represented requires river root round sacred says seems sense serpent sound speak star stone suppose symbol term thing tongue true truth whence whole wind wings woman worship writing
Page 139 - And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? "For the living to the dead? To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
Page 71 - Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support...
Page 196 - Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and for all the house of Israel his companions: 17.
Page v - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present — advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Page 152 - Of nuptial sanctity, and marriage rites : Grace was in all her steps, Heaven in her eye, In every gesture dignity and love.
Page 271 - By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
Page 138 - And my hand hath found as a nest the riches of the people: And as one gathereth eggs that are left, Have I gathered all the earth; And there was none that moved the wing, Or opened the mouth, or peeped.
Page 77 - I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint : my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.
Page 31 - And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms. 29 Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.