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  • n. Plural form of Celt.


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  • Saxons, Vikings, and Celts is padded like an insecure debutante: sales pitches for Oxford Ancestors, descriptions of the scenery of the Scottish isles, praise for the fine organization of British blood drives, reminiscences of professional colleagues, accounts of local folklore, even a recommendation for a particularly fine ice cream parlor in Lampeter, Wales.


  • Saxons, Vikings, and Celts is a bold and ambitious embarkation that reveals the astounding results of Sykes many years of study; while the facts may present more questions of why than answers, Saxons, Vikings and Celts is one of the most important books of the twenty-first century.

    2010 March 06 « The BookBanter Blog

  • I notice that my nationalistic hackles are rising and that the antipathy from the Celts is really beginning to grate on me.

    England`s Future Decided in Scotland

  • There is no stronger case than that of the wild, unworldly and perishing stock which we commonly call the Celts, of whom your friends the MacNabs are specimens.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • What we call Celts and Teutons are simply portions of the one race, humanity, camouflaged up upon their different patterns.

    The Crest-Wave of Evolution A Course of Lectures in History, Given to the Graduates' Class in the Raja-Yoga College, Point Loma, in the College-Year 1918-19

  • Jillian says: In a way my initial exploration into the people we call the Celts had nothing to do with the Celts themselves but more to do with my growing inclination and curiosity with the world and events that surrounded them.

    Hosks Half Hour

  • If the Achaeans were, as in Mr. Ridgeway's theory, a northern people -- "Celts" -- who conquered with iron weapons a Pelasgian bronze-using Mycenaean people, it is not credible to me that

    Homer and His Age

  • One of the most infuriating things about the Myth of the Feminist Celts is that, in reality, women in mediaeval Ireland and Wales remained legally children throughout their lives, and this was enshrined in the earliest laws — it’s not an artefact of the importing of Christianity.

    The problem of the Childlike Empress at SF Novelists

  • The Anglo-British can't get over the fact that the Celts were here first.

    Outrage at celebrity's anti-Welsh slurs

  • Note also that last year the Celts were an abysmal alley-oop team.

    Matthew Yglesias » Improving Celtics Backcourt


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