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gether, son of car-borne Morni! — The
narrow house is pleasant to me, and the gray
stone of the dead: for never more will I leave thy
rocks, sea-surrounded Tromáthon — Night")
came on with her clouds, after the departure of
Lathmon, when he went to the wars of his fi.
thers, to the moss-covered rock of Dutbérinoth;
night came on, and I sat in the hall, at the beam
of the oak. The wind was abroad in the trees,
I heard the sound of arms. Joy rose in my face;
for I thought of thy return. It was the chief of
Cuthal, the red-haired strength of Dunrommath.
His eyes rolled in fire: the blood of my people
was on his sword. They who defended Oithóná,

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gloomy chief Have the winds driven you to

the rocks of Tronáthorio Or come you in fearch
of the white-handed daughter of Nuñth 2 The
sons of the unhappy, ye feeble men, come to

the hand of Dunrominath. His eyes spare not

the weak; and he delights in the blood of stran-
gers. Oithóna is a beam of light, and the chief

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words are mighty, for thy warriors gather behind thee. But do I fear them, son of pride? I am not of the race of the feeble.

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arrow had pierced his fide; and his eye rolled faintly beneath his helmet. The soul of

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