A Practical Grammar of the Irish Language

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H. Fitzpatrick, 1809 - 214

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Strona 79 - Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do : for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.
Strona 77 - What sayest thou of him, that he hath opened thine eyes? He said, He is a prophet. 18 But the Jews did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind, and received his sight, until they called the parents of him that had received his sight. 19 And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind ? how then doth he now see?
Strona 77 - And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
Strona 76 - When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils : and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: 17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.
Strona 72 - Torrentlike-rapid, dartingly-eager, mortal his strides ; dauntless, dealing death around ; invincible, fierce, vigorous, active, hostile, courageous, intrepid, rending, hewing, slaughtering, deforming forms and features ; shaded with clouds of certain death. Sanguine as the Hawk of prey ; furious as the resistless-strongframed-blood-thirsty Lion ; impetuous as the boisterous-hoarse-foaming-bold-bursting-broad-mountain billows ; would rush through close-thronged crowds of enraged warriors, &c.
Strona 9 - ... depend on manuscripts, be free from the like errors. It is to be noted, that as this letter receives no aspirate, so it is never eclipsed by prefixing any other letter to it in the beginning of words. It is likewise to be noted, that...
Strona 76 - Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, which oppress the poor, which crush the needy, which say to their masters, "Bring, and let us drink.
Strona 176 - ... this Grammar, and shall omit such as are not agreed on among preceding grammarians. The ARTICLE. 1. — The Article agrees with its Substantive, in gender, number, and case ; it is always placed before it, unless an adjective intervene : we have already seen what initial changes it causes in Nouns. 2. — When .the Article is preceded by a Particle ending in a vowel, the a is omitted, and the n is united to the Particle ; an apostrophe should properly be placed between them — Ex.
Strona 176 - When two substantives come together, one governing the other in the genitive case, the article cannot be used before the governing noun.
Strona 60 - Degrees of Comparison. There are in common Irish but the three degrees of comparison found in all other Languages ; but the Bards, in the glow of Poetic rapture, passed the ordinary bounds, and upon the common superlative, which their heated imaginations made the positive degree, raised a second comparative and superlative; and on the second also, raised a third comparative and superlative-, from an irregular but noble effort to bring the Language to a level with their lofty conceptions; which uncommon...

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