Torui EA T Iarmuda Agus Rainne Volume 2

Torui EA T Iarmuda Agus Rainne Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...May your adventure be prosperous to you, The tidings of a good man have come to you." "The sword for Donnchadh, The best son that Diarmuid had; And let Eochaidh have the Ga dearg, They lead to every advantage." "Give his armour from me to Ollann, Safe every body upon which it maybe put; And his shield to Connla, To him that keeps the battalions firm." "The goblets and the drinking horns, The cups and the bowls;' They are a woman's treasure without thanks, I alone shall have them all." "Slay ye women and children, ' Through hatred to your foes; Do no guile nor treachery, Hasten ye and depart." Arise. 56. After that lay Grainne bade them depart, and learn carefully all practice of bravery and of valour till they should have reached their full strength, and to spend a portion of their time with Bolcan, that is, the smith of hell.5 57. Then those good youths betook them to their journey, and they take farewell of Grainne and of her household, and leave them wishes for life and health, and Grainne and her people sent the same with them: and they left not a warrior, a hero, nor a womanhero" in the distant regions of the world, with whom they spent not a portion of their time, learning from them until they attained fulness of strength, and they were three years with Bolcan." 58. Touching Fionn, when it was certified to him that those children of Diarmuid were departed upon that journey, he became filled with hatred and great fear of them; and forth, with made a mustering of the seven battalions of the standing Fenians from every quarter where they were, and when they were come to one place Fionn told them with a loud bright-clear voice the history of that journey zf the children of...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919114
  • 9781236919113