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: ...an tass. 7 ar tect go lathair do assed adubairt: gor bennaighe na dee adhartha duit a Coluimb cille, ar se. Cia thusa fen doni an bendugod-sin, ar Columb cille, no ca tir n6 talam asa tanec tu, no cia is ri n6 as tigerna duid, no ca dia da creidend tu? Me fein as tigerna damh, ar se, 7 is dona deeib adartha chreidim. IS ingnad lem da madh ri 116 mac righ tu do beith ataenar mar him for that. And he told certain persons who were present there to follow the gambler and the poor man to see what they would do with the money he gave them. And they found the gambler in a tavern drinking the groat's worth and giving it to everyone he met that needed it. And the condition in which they found the poor man was dead on the road with the penny which Columb cille had given him and five marks besides sewn in his clothes. And they returned with that tidings to Columb cille. Then Columb cille said: 'God revealed to me that yon poor man had no longer than that to live, and if he had a long life that he would never put to profitable use for himself or for anybody else whatsoever he might have, but store it up as he had done with the five marks. And though the gambler was bad in himself, still he did not store what he got, but satisfied himself and other folk who were in need with his groat's worth; and therefore I gave him more than I gave the poor man.' 86. Another time as Columb cille was in Doire, a little child was brought to him to be baptised. And there was no water by him at that time. And Columb cilfe made the sign of the cross upon a boulder that was before him, and it spouted a stream of spring water, and the child was baptised with it. And Columb cille's well is the name of that well ever since. Great and wonderful is the number of signs and...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236928083
  • 9781236928085