The Prophecies of SS. Columbkille, Maeltamlacht &C., with Literal Tr. and Notes by [Or Rather, Compiled By] N. O'Kearney

The Prophecies of SS. Columbkille, Maeltamlacht &C., with Literal Tr. and Notes by [Or Rather, Compiled By] N. O'Kearney

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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. 1857* edition. Excerpt: ...Relate, 0 Maeltamhlacht, f The history of the latter ages of the world; The fate of the nations of the earth, Since it is you that see, and have seen it. Three warnings will be conceded to the English to prepare them for their final downfall, namely, the burning of the Tower of Kings, or Tower of London, the burning of the Dock-yard, and the destruction of the Treasury, or Bank; the two former have already been given, but the third is yet to come. t It is impossible for us to enter upon any thing like a full account ef our sainted prophets in the present edition, for the reasons betor Relate, if it be not an improper request, Since you are skilled in solving all queries, How the times shall be, That are to come upon us, 0 Cleric. I will not aspire to prophecy, Except thus far, O Maeldithrith, That in the latter ages, Destitution will fall upon many people. Bearlaf will be found in the midst of every family, And tillage in the bosom of every wood; assigned. Maeltainlaoht was one of those whose prophetic writing were held in high esteem by the old Irish. This may be learned from the following quotation respecting the prophecy of this saint, extracted from Philip O'Sullivan Beare's Catholic History. Speaking of the sufferings of the Irish, the historian says: "Ita peccata nostra meruerunt, ita fuit Numini visum: ita Deus sivit non propter Anglorum meritum, sed ob Ibernorum eulpam, nt olim in vaticinio Divus MeltamlacMus pnedimt." Tarn. II. Gap. VI. p. 65. That is, our sinR deserved this scourge; and God willed it, and permitted it to happen, not on account of any merit possessed by the English people, but on account'of the crimes of the Irish, as the sainted MaU tamlacht long since foretold. Hence we see that saint Maeltamlacht was a...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236651782
  • 9781236651785