True to Gaelic literary tradition, Roger Casement expresses his love for the language in poetry.

The Language that to-day no Irishman may employ in any public service without fine, or penalty, or loss of some kind, shall, in God’s good time, become again—“as sacred as the Hebrew, as learned as the Greek, as fluent as the Latin, as courteous as the Spanish, as court-like as the French.” —Roger Casement

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