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... king of Ireland) sitting alone beneath a tree, at the gate of Tura, a castle of
Ulster, (the other chiefs having gone on a hunting party to Cromla, a
neighbouring hill) is informed of the landing of Swaran, king of Lochlin, by Moran,
the son of Fithil, ...
Swaran refuses to come. Carril relates to Cuthullin the story of Grudar and
Brassolis. A party, by Connal's advice, is sent to observe the enemy; which closes
the action of the first day. IBoolt JFirsit. Cuthullin * sat by Tura's wall : by the tree
of the ...
Many the heroes of the sea-borne Swaran !" "Moran!" replied the blue-eyed chief,
" thou ever tremblest, son of Fithil ! Thy fears have increased the foe. It is Fingal,
king f of deserts, with aid to green Erin of streams." " I beheld their chief," says ...
On the fourth, Fingal says, that the king of the ocean fell ! but Swaran says, he
stood ! Let dark Cuthullin yield to him, that is strong as the storms of his land !" "
No!" replied the blue-eyed chief, "I never yield to mortal man ! Dark Cuthullin shall
But tho' my hand is bent on fight, my heart is for the peace of Erin. f Behold, thou
first in Cormac's war, the sable fleet of Swaran. His masts are many on our coast,
like reeds in the lake of Lego. His ships are forests cloathed with mist, when the ...
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