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The Athanasian Creed is a Christian statement of belief focused on the Trinitarian doctrine and Text Appearing Before Image: y fine and characteristic; the south-west coast is low and flat, and fringedwith treacherous rocks. It was here thatthe gunboat Wasp was wrecked on the22d of September, , and all its crewexcept six drowned. Fishing is the chiefindustry, and the islanders are good fish-ermen, pursuing their avocation now chieflyin Norway yawls instead of curraghs. The Congested Districts Board have aidedthe inhabitants by supplying these vessels,the cost to be repaid by small instalments,also in building a curing station and teach-ing the people how to cure fish.
Quantitiesof lobsters and crabs are caught, and aSligo steamer calls once a week for fish. There is a lack of fuel, which has to besupplied from the main-land.
The inhabi-tants have paid no rents since the loss ofthe Wasp, which was sent to enforce pay-ment or evict the tenants. Columba,the patron saint of the place, is reportedto have landed here in a curragh. While not the highestmountain in the Donegal highlands, Muck-ish is longer and of greater bulk than anyof its rivals, and is also more imposing. We now took the shore-road througha district known as Cloughaneely, whereEnglish is rarely spoken and we had tomake our way by signs, spending a fewminutes en route at a national school andhearing them teach the children both Irishand English.leondumoulin.nl/language/of/graded-primary-english-read-recite.php
On an Irish Jaunting-Car through Donegal and Connemara | Samuel G. Bayne
Continuing, we passed closeto Bloody Foreland, a head one thousandand fifty feet high, so called because ofits ruddy color. Arriving at Bunbeg, westopped to feed the horse and take somelunch ourselves, and then made playfor the Gweedore Hotel. Text Appearing Before Image: doing so we noticedthat the captain held his leg in a veryconstrained position.
We asked him ifit was stiff, or if he was troubled withrheumatism. No; to tell your honorthe truth, theres a hole in the boat, anIm jist kapin me heel in it to save herfrom sinkin. After landing we drove to Delphi to seeits lake and woods; then on to LoughDhu, a long sheet of water from the banksof which the mountains rise to a heightof twenty-five hundred feet.
Delphi isone of the loveliest spots in Connemara,but we can hardly go as far as the en-thusiastic Englishman who wrote: Itmay be safely said that if Connemaracontained no other beauty, Delphi alonewould be worth the journey from Lon-don, for the sake of the mountain scenery.