Reliquiæ Celticæ: Texts, Papers and Studies in Gaelic Literature and Philology Left by the Late Rev. Alexander Cameron, LL.D., Ed. by Alexander Macbain, M. A., and Rev. John Kennedy, Volume 2

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Printed at the "Northern Chronicle" office, 1894
 

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Página 603 - They came after that to the other town, and it was pleasing to Columcille, because it was full of God's grace, and he asked of the mormaer, to wit Bede, that he should give it to him ; and he did not give it, and a son of his took an illness after (or in consequence of) refusing the clerics, and he was nearly dead (lit.
Página 140 - Ossian written on parchment were in the custody of his father, as received from his predecessors ; that some of the parchments were made up in the form of books, and that others were loose and separate, which contained the works of other bards besides those of Ossian. " He remembers that his father had a book which was called the Red Book...
Página 602 - Hi, as God had shown to them, unto Abbordoboir, and Bede the Pict was mormaer of Buchan before them, and it was he that gave them that town in freedom for ever from mormaer and toisech. They came after that to the other town, and it was pleasing to Columcille, because it was full of God's grace...
Página 551 - Arcadian plain. Pure stream, in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave ; No torrents stain thy limpid source, No rocks impede thy dimpling course, That sweetly warbles o'er its bed, With white, round, polished pebbles spread...
Página 287 - The merriment of the harp and of the full bowls, With which hatred and treachery are not usually accompanied, The laughter of the fairhaired youngsters, We had inebriating ale and a blazing fire . . . We were twenty times drunk every day, To which we had no more objection than he had...
Página 603 - Garnait. They made the prayer, and health came to him. After that Columcille gave to Drostan that town, and blessed it, and left as (his) word, 'Whosoever should come against it, let him not be many-yeared [or] victorious.' Drostan's tears came on parting with Columcille. Said Columcill, 'Let DEAR [deara= tears] be its name henceforward.
Página 161 - I had from his ancestors before him ; and he made a covering of gold and silver for the relic of the hand of...
Página 213 - Rory, son of the Green Abbot, son of the Earl of Ross, whose surname was of the Rosses.
Página 157 - Lochlannach, and after having received a cross from Jerusalem, partaken of the Body of Christ, and received unction, he died, and was buried at Reilic Oghran in I (lona) in the year of our Lord 1207.
Página 138 - Testament, and of the natur.e of a common-placc-boo&, which contained some accounts of the families of the Macdonalds, and the exploits of the great Montrose ; together with some of the poems of Ossian.

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