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(1) Lamh-mhor, mighty hand. (*) Temora was the royal palace of the supreme

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kings of Ireland. It is here called mournful, on account of the death of Cormac, who was murdered there by Cairbar who usurped his throne.

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The heroes gathered around with joy, and shook their beamy spears.

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(3) The scene of the present poem is nearly the same with that of the epic poem in this colle&tion. The heath of Lena and Tura are often mentioned,

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He brought the arms. Nathos clothed his limbs in all their shining steel. The stride of the chief is lovely : the joy of his eyes

terrible. He looks towards the coming of

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