poetry of the Celtic races and other studies by Ernest Renan

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Statementby Ernest Renan. Translated, with introduction and notes, by William G. Hutchison.
SeriesThe Scott library., [100]
ContributionsHutchison, William G., 1873-1907, tr.
LC ClassificationsPQ2386.R37 A3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii p., 1 l., 226 p.
Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL6552385M
LC Control Number12038019

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No race conversed so intimately as did the Celtic race with the lower creation, and accorded it so large a share of moral life. 4 The close association of man and animal, the fictions so dear to mediæval poetry of the Knight of the Lion, the Knight of the Falcon, the Knight of the Swan, the vows consecrated by the presence of birds of noble.

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1 Never has a human family lived more apart from the world, and been purer from all alien admixture. Confined by conquest within forgotten islands and. Early Irish Poetry to c" Slowly,the fact is becoming recognised in ever wider circles that the vernacular literature of ancient Ireland is the most primitive and original among the literatures of Western Europe, and that in its origins and development it affords poetry of the Celtic races book most fascinating study.

"[It] is only necessary to open the authentic monuments of the Gaelic genius to be convinced that the race which created them has had its own original manner of feeling and thinking, that nowhere has the eternal illusion clad itself in more seductive hues, and that in the great chorus of humanity no race equals this for penetrative notes that go to the very heart." Thus Ernest Renan introduces.

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