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- - - Trenmor. \ - - - * * * * s | o - - * , o, ... to t - did so, but they were unsuccessful. When it ca- s me to Trenmor's turn, he totally defeated the
enemy, by his superior valour and conduct; which - t gained him such an interest among the tribes, that he, and his family after him, were regarded as kings ; or, to use the poet's expression, o the words of power rushed, forth from Selma of - The regal authority, however, exo - cept in time of war, was but inconfiderable; • for every chief, within his own distriót, was abFrom the scene of
o, • kings.
solute and independent.
shields, are the deeds of our fathers. — But who
*) In tradition, this Cromma-glas makes a great figure in that battle, which Comhal lost, together with his life, to the tribe of Morni, I have just now, in my hands, an Irish composition, of a very modern date, as appears from the language, in which all the traditions, concerning that decisi-. we engagement, are jumbled together. In justice
to the inerit of the poem, I should have here presented to the reader a translation of it, did 110t
not the bard mention some circumstances very
2. often called, Comhal na b. Ailil, or Comhal of
the allegations of Keating and O'Flaherty, con
cerning Fion. Mac - Comhal, are but of late in-