Usage examples for gaelic

  1. The Gaelic for five is cuig, and the Gaelic compound would have been different. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. Folks said you could scarcely hear the Gaelic at all now. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  3. There is a Gaelic testament on the Drawers in the next room. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  4. Macpherson was challenged to produce his originals, and when, many years after, he published the Gaelic text, it was asserted that this was nothing but a translation of his own English into modern Gaelic. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  5. " The Gaelic mind works slowly, though it works exceeding sure. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  6. His birthplace was commonly believed to be the West Highlands, and it was certain that in dealing with a case of aggravated truancy he dropped into Gaelic. – Young Barbarians by Ian Maclaren
  7. The young chevalier's troops were eager to advance; they were flushed with victories; their hearts were high; they believed, in the wild Gaelic way, in the sanctity of their cause; they believed that the Lord of Hosts was on their side, and such a belief strengthened their hands. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  8. Has your friend the Gaelic? – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  9. The characters are supposed to speak in Gaelic. – The Land Of Heart's Desire (Little Blue Book#335) by W.B. Yeats
  10. In fact, he and Timothy MacSweeny I might almost look upon as having been the Gaelic editors of the " Monthly." – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  11. He gathered her up in his arms and crooned in the Gaelic as he used to when she was a baby: " Put your black head, darling, darling, darling. – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  12. Always now he would understand the Gaelic legend of Far Goila, the gaunt Man of Hunger who goes touring up and down the land in times of famine bringing luck to those who feed him. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  13. You should have learned the Gaelic long ago. – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  14. The miner always maintained, nevertheless, that the monkey really knew Gaelic, and he seldom spoke to it in any other language. – The Monkey That Would Not Kill by Henry Drummond
  15. He had found it quite impossible to understand the Gaelic League, and, being an Englishman, arrived gradually at the comfortable conclusion that what he could not understand must be foolish. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  16. " I hae ma doots," said Don, falling into his Gaelic- accented English, as he often did when he seemed to be wrestling with a problem, " if yon appetite of Pepper's can increase much wi'out straining the capacity." – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  17. " My father," McCarthy began solemnly in his homely Gaelic; " my grandfather, my grandfather's grandmother, my grandmother's grandfather, my great grandfather, my great grandfather's grandmother, my great grandmother's great. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  18. And students of Celtic and Gaelic literature are familiar with the same idea. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  19. The rest are either absolutely contrary to what they would be if they were Gaelic, or else British rather than aught else. – The Ethnology of the British Islands by Robert Gordon Latham