The History of Ireland, Vol. 1: Containing the Introduction and the First Book of the History (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The History of Ireland, Vol. 1: Containing the Introduction and the First Book of the History

Dr. Joyce says To publish text, translation, and annotations of old Keating - whom I revere and love - would be a great work, enough to place all Irishmen, present and future, under deep obligations to you. A grand ambition, enough to make a man's whole life pleasant and healthy. I too can claim that I have always had a like deep veneration and affection for our good old author, and to do this work has been with me the desire and dream of half a lifetime: in fact, since I was first able to read the Irish language, and took part, now more than a quarter of a century ago, in the movement for its preservation. I even then hoped to have commenced this undertaking, but other matters, in themselves of minor interest, were more pressing needs for the time: now, however, the Irish Texts Society gives me the opportunity so long wished for; and from Dr. Hyde, the President, Miss Eleanor Hull, the Hon. Sec., my colleagues on the Committee, and other members and friends, I have received such encouragement and assistance, as give me hope that I may be able, under their auspices, to complete so great and useful a work.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Geoffrey Keating

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780266606024

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.8 cm

Page Count - 269

Paperback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9781451011340

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.5 cm

Page Count - 271

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