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As snassa muil deas an That is a pretty neat eać sin agad.

horse you have. As breas, cruadalać a He is a brave, hardy gearran beag è.

little hack. Gabam orm go ndean I warrant he trots well.

se sodar go mait. Nil níos fear air bit, da There is none better of meud.

his size. Go de an aois ta aige? What is his age? Cheannaid me air son I bought him as a horse

beiteae cùig mbliana, of five years old, last fa nodloig sa cuaid Christmas.

tort è. Bhfuil beul mait aige? Has he a good mouth? Flor mait; agus cossa Very good; and sound fallain.

feet. Measam gur cosain se I suppose he cost seven

seaċt, no oct ponta teen or eighteen pounds.

dèag. Cossain se nios foigse He cost nearer twenty, don fitced, dar mo

upon my honour. coingiol. Se so mo beałaćsa, agus This is my road, and I is eigin dam d'fàgbail

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must leave you. Turas sona duit. Rat do turais ort. I wish you a good journey. Gosoirbide Dia duit. Ca haita mbriseam cead. Where shall we breaklonga ?

fast? Is ionnan daṁ è.

It is equal to me. Beir air na caiple so, a Take these horses, boy,

buaćaill, agus siubal and lead them about

tort leo seal ann sin. for some time. Ann sin tabair fèur doib, Then give them hay, and

agus cuimil sios go rub them well down.

mait iad. Račañoid da bfeucain We will see them sed preag ite a mibiad air ball.

sently.

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than seven .

A feadınanaig, fagam ar Waiter, let us get break

gceadlonga gan moill. fast immediately. Beid sin aguib, a daoine You shall have it, Genuaisle.

tlemen. An aill lib uibeaca ? Do you choose eggs? Gan arras. Agus bi Certainly. And be sure

dearbta iad beit ùr. that they are fresh. Gearr aran is im.

Cut some bread and but

ter. Lion mias tea, agus cuir Fill a cup of tea, and put

cail mait siucaire, is a good deal of sugar uaċtar ann.

and cream in it. An račfa spaistearaét, go Will you take a walk, to

bfeiceam an baile ? see the town? Ni teigeam anois. Oir Not now. It would de

cuiread sin moilisro fad lay us too long.

oruinn. Anois tamoid anairde Now we are mounted aris.

again. Is breag an tir i so, This is a fine country. Ta an barr ageallad foġ- The crops promise an mar ratmar.

abundant hardest. Taid na gardaid a gcrut And the gardens appear mait air adaig.

very forward. Ca leis an teac sin air an Whose house is that on enoc?

the hill ? Leis an Tigearna It belongs to Lord , aćd se Sar Sedn

but is inhabited at prea comnaideas anois

sent by Sir John Togtar gur tiġ ur ès It seems to be a nemu

house. Nil se haire le seact It has not been built

mbliadna foirgnite: Ta an forba farsaing foir- The demesne is crtensive,

leatan, an abal gort the orchard well plantplandta le crannaib, ed, and the fish-ponds agus na lintelån lionta

well stored. do iasgaib.

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way to

Anois tangamargo com- Now we have come to

rac na mbotar, ni fios cross-1'onds, I do not dam cia aca geabam.

know which to take. Chin duine sa macaire, I see a man in the field,

a muineas duinn è. who will tell us. Sead, a caraid, ci aca so Ho friend, which is the an bealac go

? Gab sliġe na laime clide. Take the left-hand road. Ca fada, no, ca meud How far, or, how many mile as so è ?

miles is it fron this? Nil se os cionn a seact. Not more than seven. Do hinsead dansa go I was told that it was

raib se a bfogus d’oct nearly eight.

mile. An eigin duinn an bot- Must we continue long

arsa cuing beal air fad? on this road? Ni head, aċd an uair No, when you reach the tiucfa sibagcoisa inuic foot of the hill, at a ag an droiċead beag, little bridge, you niust is eigin duit iompo air turn to your left.

do laim cli. A mibeirid an botar sin Will that road bring us gus an sinn?

? Ni bearan air fud. Fea- Not quite. You may endar fiafruga ag an

quire at the first house cead tiġ indiaiġ tion after you turn.

toga. Tainoid buideac duit. Is cosmuil le tir mait This appears to be a good fiadacta i so.

sporting country. Ta fascad maït do coil. There is good cover for

cib coillead san ngei woodcocks in winter.

mread ann. Biaun an iomad paitri- Partridges abound in the

osg, trid an goirt, corn fields, and snipes agus naoscar, annsna

in the boy's. curraiġib. A bfuil gearrfiada, no Are there any hares or sionnéa, le fagail annso. foxes to be found here?

to

We thank you.

have to pass.

Bhi go leor do gearrfi- There were several hares

adaib ann, anallod ; formerly, but the greyaid is beag nać ar hounds have nearly

sgrios na cuin iad. destroyed them. Agus biom ag marbad na And we kill the fores

sionnąć, ait air bit a whenever we can find tig linn a bfagail.

them. Bionn iasgaireact breac There is good fishing for

air feobas, san amain trouts in the river so romainn.

that

you Abfuil an aman sin Is that river deep?

domuinn? Nil. Do bi at anallod, No. There was a ford san ait abfuil an droic

formerly 'where the ead anois.

bridge is now. An bfuil aiṁnead air bit Have we any other rivers eile le tarsnad, idir so

to cross, between this agus ?

and ? Ta' aman mor leatan a You have a very large

dtarsanfar tairis one, over which you mbad tu.

will be ferried in a

boat. Cionos ainmnigtear an What is that river called?

aman sin ? An Bhanna, ruïtean si The Bann; it runs into

asteac go Loč neïteac. Lough Neagh. Sin teac brugаig toisea- There are a neat farm

mail, (no toiġ sgoloi house, yard and offices. go maiseac, no brugbaile, no dùnaig deaġmaiseac) indlios, agus

toigeac comgair. Ta na boît-eič, sna bà. The stables, cow-house,

toigte, agus cro na and hog-sty are ranged muc suidte air

aon uniformly with the calf reim, re tiġ na ngam

and sheep-pens. nad, agus cro na gca

orać. Is cosmuil go bfuil cail There appear to be some cruaca arbair, agus cru

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aca feir tiim san ad ricks of hay in the goirt.

yard. Nać aluinn an leana sin, What a fine meadow that a dtaob sios don ngar

is, below the garden! da. Ta an feur tirm apuid. The hay is ripe. Is doig liom go mbiad I hope there will be a

fo ģmar mait go foir good harvest in genelea'tan anp.

ral. Ta faiceal mait air na Every thing appears well , huile ni, aċd lìn.

except flar. Ni faca me ceačta ag

ceaċta ag I have not seen any treobad, o d’fagmar

ploughs at work since baile.

We set out. Nil branar samraid coit- Summer fallows are not ceann sa tir so.

common in this coun

try. Cuirtear cruitneact go Wheat is usually sown

mormoir air lorg na after potatoes.

bfataid. Biann gnuis mordacta These mountains towards air na sleibte so, on

the north have a macitaob tuaid.

jestic appearance. Biann folac sneaċta air They are covered with

fead an geimrig orrta: snow during the winaċd, san tsamrad, biann ter : but, in summer, airneis og ag ingilt young cattle graze

orrta. Gabam orm go mbionn I suppose rents are high cios ard, sa tir so.

in this country. Cionas leigtear fearainn How do lands let in this

sa nait so? Suidtear fearann), o deic Lands are let from thirty

sgilline fitiead, go shillings to three' guitri nginide an acair,

néas per acre, accord. reir a cail, no a čineal. ing to their quality. AĆd go mbionn cead ag But every tenant on this gać tionaiteac, sandu estate has a liberty to

upon them.

place?

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