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  • Only Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic, Manx revived and now spoken by a small community on the Isle of Man, Welsh, and Breton, the five so-called Insular Celtic languages, survive today.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Only Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic, Manx revived and now spoken by a small community on the Isle of Man, Welsh, and Breton, the five so-called Insular Celtic languages, survive today.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The recent opinions of the Court in what are known as the Insular Cases have shocked the country and greatly diminished the weight and authority of the tribunal.

    Autobiography of Seventy Years, Vol. 1-2

  • He dutifully voted with the majority in the so-called Insular Cases, which held, for example that the right to a jury trial did not extend to Filipinos or Hawaiians.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • I mentioned in my column in the Daily News today the particular irony of Judge Sotomayor being named to the Supreme Court, because it was the Supreme Court that, in effect, legalized the holding of colonies by the United States government back in the early twentieth century in what's been known as the Insular Cases -

    Democracy Now!

  • I mentioned in my column in the Daily News today the particular irony of Judge Sotomayor being named to the Supreme Court, because it was the Supreme Court that, in effect, legalized the holding of colonies by the United States government back in the early twentieth century in what's been known as the Insular Cases -

    Democracy Now!

  • From this pluralism emerged a distinctive post-Roman culture: Out of this meeting of cultures emerged a vigorous new form of learning, literature, and art known as 'Insular' 'of the islands' of Britain and Ireland.

    Patrick and the end of empire

  • From this pluralism emerged a distinctive post-Roman culture: Out of this meeting of cultures emerged a vigorous new form of learning, literature, and art known as 'Insular' 'of the islands' of Britain and Ireland.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • "Insular" though the Obama blog may be, as all the internet directors seemed to agree, it succeeds precisely because it has been so controlled.

    Mayhill Fowler: Personal Democracy Forum: Blogging The Wisdom Of Crowds

  • [1] "Insular" (i.e., of the islands of Great Britain and Ireland) is the term now given to the art of the early medieval period when the entire region shared a surprisingly unified artistic and cultural landscape and it is impossible to say from which part many artworks derive.

    futureofthebook.com

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