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" An acquaintance with the Gaelic, being the Mother Tongue of all the the Languages in the West, seems necessary to every Antiquary who would study the affinity of Languages, or trace the migrations of the ancient races of Mankind. "
Transactions [ed. by T. O'Flanagan.]. - Page v
by Gaelic society of Dublin - 1808
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An Analysis of the Galic Language

William Shaw - 1778 - 171 pages
...the mothertongue of all the languages in the weft, feems neceflary to every Antiquary who would ftudy the affinity of languages, or trace the migrations of the ancient races of mankind . Of late it has attracted the attention of the learned in different parts of Europe ; and /hall its...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by ..., Volume 3

Ossian - 1807
...to that work, he justly remarks, " an acquaintance with the Gaelic, being the mother tongue of all the languages in the west, seems necessary to every...trace the migrations of the ancient races of mankind. Of late it has attracted the attention of the learned in different parts of Europe; and shall its beauties...
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Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Dublin: Established for the ..., Volume 1

Gaelic Society of Dublin - 1808 - 400 pages
...as well as to the civil History of the remote Countries they describe." " An acquaintance with the Gaelic, being the Mother Tongue of all the the Languages...unstudied, which can be of use to the Classic Scholar, the Historian, and the Antiquarian, of. all Europe in general, and of these Northren Nations in particular,...
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Our Own Language: An Irish Initiative

Gabrielle Maguire - 1991 - 256 pages
...Celtiberians ... an acquaintance with Gaelic as being the mother tongue of all the languages in the West, is necessary to every antiquary who would study the affinity of languages, or trace the migrations of ancient races of mankind; of late it has attracted the attention of the learned in different parts...
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The Grammar of Empire in Eighteenth-Century British Writing

Janet Sorensen, Henrik V. Sorensen - 2000 - 318 pages
...this language. When Shaw writes, that "an acquaintance with the Galic, being the mother-tongue of all the languages in the west, seems necessary to every...languages, or trace the migrations of the ancient races" (xxiii), we see that if Gaelic is one of many "local" languages incorporated into a "global" British...
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