New Catholic World Volume 9

New Catholic World Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... Irish language on the lips of a million of people who speak it, may be attributed mainly to two causes--emigration, and the indifference of its own race. There is still another difficulty. Its pronunciation no longer accords with its received orthography, and, as written, it is encumbered with a quantity of unpronounced letters. If the language is to continue to exist as a written one, a radical reform similar to that effected by the Tcheks in the Bohemian dialect at the end of the last century is absolutely necessary. Meantime, Dr. Bourke is entitled to great praise for his unceasing efforts in the cause of Ireland's national literature. The publishing house of Adrien Le Clerc (Paris) announces an important work in press. It is L'Histoire des Conciles, in ten volumes 8vo, (large, ) of 640 pages each. The first volume appeared on the 31st of January. It is a translation, by the Abbes Goschler and Delarc, from the German of Dr. Ch. Jos. Hefele, Professor of Theology at the University of Tubingen. The Messrs. Clarke, of Edinburgh, have announced an English translation of the same work from the German. The Fcmall Glory, or the Life and Death of our Blessed Lady, the Holy Virgin Mary, God's owne immaculate Mother, etc. etc. By Anthony Stafford, Gent. London, 1635. Reprinted in 1869. An exact typographical reproduction of the original, in all its quaint ness of ancient characters and antiquity of English, preceded by the apology of the author (Stafford) and an essay on the cultus of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Edited by the Rev. Orby Shipley. Independently of its intrinsic merit this work has always attracted great attention, from the fact that it was written by a member of the English (Episcopal) Church, and approved by prelates of that denomination more

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  • Paperback | 490 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 866g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 9781236609977