Zeitschrift Fur Celtische Philologie Volume 4

Zeitschrift Fur Celtische Philologie Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...to put the virtue of wine and the flavour of new milk upon the water of the same lake for them, as Baithin mac Cuanach said in proof of this in those verses following: When in Oarraic Eolairc Columb cille without deceit he used to catch fish without trouble for his guests in Loch Febhail. It was God that so shaped it, I say to thee with sense, the taste of new milk was put upon its water and the nature of wine. 84. Another time as Columb cille was in Doire with a hundred holy people, there came Brenainn to him with another hundred holy people. And it happened that Columb cille had no food before them at that time but nine loaves and nine morsels of fish. And great shame came upon Columb cille on that account. And he blessed that amount of food, and it came about by virtue of that blessing that there was a loaf and a morsel of fish in the hand of every person that was there present. And not only that, but if there should come all that was in their neighbourhood in the districts to them they would get their just portion of bread and fish that night. And the nine loaves and the nine morsels of fish were intact on the morrow. It is clear from this story that God did not deem it enough to make Columb cille like the patriarchs and other saints who came before him, but that he made him like Himself when He satisfied the five thousand in the desert with five loaves and two fishes. 85. Another time as Columb cille was in Doire, there came to him a gambler and a poor man. And he gave a groat to the gambler and a penny to the poor man. Everybody wondered that he gave more to the gambler than to the poor man. And God revealed to Columb cille that people were mjirvelling at do lathair andsin an cerrhach 7 an dvine bocht do lenmhain da fechaiw cred...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826345
  • 9781236826343