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Douglas Hyde

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As our language wanes and dies, the golden legends of the far-off centuries fade and pass away. No one sees their influence upon culture; no one sees their educational power.

— Douglas Hyde

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Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it.

— Douglas Hyde

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I do not share the wish to see my language dead and decently buried.

— Douglas Hyde

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It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up. They are ashamed of their language, institutions, and of everything Irish.

— Douglas Hyde

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Rejecting family pressure that like past generations of Hydes he would follow a career in the Church Hyde instead became an academic. However in April 1940 he suffered a massive stroke. 3.

Douglas Hyde (Irish: Dubhghlas de hÍde; 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949) known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn was an Irish scholar of the Irish language who served as the first President of Ireland from 1938 to 1945.

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