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In order to shew the corresponding sounds and sense between the Gaelic and Latin, we shall give the following lines.
Ruith amhain de mhonaibh.
Ruunt amnes de montibus.
English. It extended its branches to the sky.
English. They broke the strength of clashing arms.
Eich solis togail feinn e alt choire.
English. The horses of the sun rise themselves from the deep gulph.*
Words in the Oriental languages which have an analogy to the Gaelic roots.
* Colonel Vallancey, in his Essay on the Antiquity of the Irish language, has collated the Punic speech in Plautus with the Iberno-Celtic.