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Eochaid the Heremhon; Or, the Romance of the Lia Phail (Paperback) Loot Price: R461 Discovery Miles 4 610
Eochaid the Heremhon; Or, the Romance of the Lia Phail (Paperback): Alfred Morris
Eochaid the Heremhon; Or, the Romance of the Lia Phail (Paperback): Alfred Morris

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Eochaid the Heremhon; Or, the Romance of the Lia Phail (Paperback)

Alfred Morris

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900. Excerpt: ... served by Jeremiah for this occasion, as had never before been seen in Ireland, or any other western land. Leaning on her royal bridegroom's arm, with a bearing of queenly dignity mingled with right womanly tenderness and affection, followed in procession by the assembled nobles walking two and two, the newly-wedded pair perambulated three times the enclosure of the royal fortress, amid the acclamations of the multitude, who fell over one another in their frantic efforts to catch a glimpse of their newly-created queen, and the royal party withdrew to prepare for the great banquet with which the festivities of the day was to be crowned. The feasting and drinking and harping of harps, the longwinded and laudatory effusions of the bards, the barrels of mead and great tubs of wassail freely distributed to all and sundry within the dun; the bonfires, the shouting, the laughter, the joking and the love-making that went on far into the night, were all duly recorded in extravagant Runic rhymes by the chief bard, and the record still exists of the gift by the bridegroom to the bride as a dower, of the hill (or of that part of the hill), upon which her cathair, or dwelling was to stand, and of the change in the name of the hill. When the news of the great doings at Tara, as the residence of the Pentarch was in future to be called, reached Baruch, at Dan Dalghea, his natural delicacy impelled him to abstain from making any allusion to the event in his conversation with Sara, but he took good care to give as minute and particular account of the proceedings as he could to her attendant maidens, confident that they would discuss them in her presence and so make her aware of what had taken place. And so it happened. At first Sara was very angry and took her maidens seve...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Alfred Morris
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-25550-1
Barcode: 9781151255501
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-151-25550-5

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