Title: Ancient legends, Mystic Charms & Superstitions of Ireland
With sketches of the Irish past
Author: Jane Francesca Agnes Wilde
The three great sources of knowledge respecting the shrouded part of humanity are the language, the mythology, and the ancient monuments of a country.
From the language one learns the mental and social height to which a nation had reached at any given period in arts, habits, and civilization, with the relation of man to man, and to the material and visible world.