The Poem-Book of the Gael Translations from Irish Gaelic Poetry into English Prose and Verse
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The Poem-Book of the Gael Translations from Irish Gaelic Poetry into English Prose and Verse
By Various
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Table of Contents
  • THE POEM-BOOK OF THE GAEL
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE SALTAIR NA RANN, OR PSALTER OF THE VERSES
    • I. THE CREATION OF THE UNIVERSE
      • Creation of the winds with their colours
      • Measurements of the Universe
    • Creation of the winds with their colours
    • Measurements of the Universe
    • II. THE HEAVENLY KINGDOM
    • III. THE FORBIDDEN FRUIT. (vii.)
    • IV. THE FALL AND EXPULSION FROM PARADISE. (viii.)
    • V. THE PENANCE OF ADAM AND EVE. (xi.)
    • VI. THE DEATH OF ADAM. (xii.)
  • THE SOURCE OF POETIC INSPIRATION
  • AMORGEN'S SONG
  • THE SONG OF CHILDBIRTH
  • GREETING TO THE NEW-BORN BABE
  • WHAT IS LOVE?
  • SUMMONS TO CUCHULAIN
  • LAEGH'S DESCRIPTION OF FAIRY-LAND
  • THE LAMENTATION OF FAND WHEN SHE IS ABOUT TO LEAVE CUCHULAIN
  • MIDER'S CALL TO FAIRY-LAND
  • THE SONG OF THE FAIRIES
  • THE GREAT LAMENTATION OF DEIRDRE FOR THE SONS OF USNA
  • FIRST WINTER-SONG
  • SECOND WINTER-SONG
  • IN PRAISE OF MAY
  • THE ISLE OF ARRAN
  • THE PARTING OF GOLL FROM HIS WIFE
  • YOUTH AND AGE
  • CHILL WINTER
  • THE SLEEP-SONG OF GRAINNE OVER DERMUID
  • THE SLAYING OF CONBEG
  • THE FAIRIES' LULLABY
  • SONG OF THE FOREST TREES
  • ST. PATRICK'S BREASTPLATE
  • PATRICK'S BLESSING ON MUNSTER
  • COLUMCILLE'S FAREWELL TO ARAN OF THE SAINTS
  • ST. COLUMBA IN IONA
  • HYMN TO THE DAWN
  • THE SONG OF MANCHAN THE HERMIT
  • A PRAYER
  • THE LOVES OF LIADAN AND CURITHIR
  • THE LAY OF PRINCE MARVAN
  • THE SONG OF CREDE, DAUGHTER OF GUARE
  • THE STUDENT AND HIS CAT
  • THE SONG OF THE SEVEN ARCHANGELS
  • THE FÉILIRE OF ADAMNAN
  • THE FEATHERED HERMIT
  • AN APHORISM
  • THE BLACKBIRD
  • DEUS MEUS
  • THE SOUL'S DESIRE
  • TEMPEST ON THE SEA
  • THE OLD WOMAN OF BEARE
  • GORMLIATH'S LAMENT FOR NIAL BLACK-KNEE
  • THE MOTHER'S LAMENT AT THE SLAUGHTER OF THE INNOCENTS
  • CONSECRATION
  • TEACH ME, O TRINITY
  • THE SHAVING OF MURDOCH
  • EILEEN AROON
  • THE DOWNFALL OF THE GAEL
  • ADDRESS TO BRIAN O'ROURKE "OF THE BULWARKS" TO AROUSE HIM AGAINST THE ENGLISH[107]
  • O'HUSSEY'S ODE TO THE MAGUIRE
  • A LAMENT FOR THE PRINCES OF TYRONE AND TYRCONNEL
  • THE COUNTY OF MAYO
  • THE OUTLAW OF LOCH LENE
  • THE FLOWER OF NUT-BROWN MAIDS
  • ROISÍN DUBH
  • MY DARK ROSALEEN
  • THE FAIR HILLS OF EIRE
  • SHULE AROON
  • LOVE'S DESPAIR
  • THE CRUISKEEN LAWN
  • EAMONN AN CHNUIC, OR "NED OF THE HILL"
  • O DRUIMIN DONN DILISH
  • DO YOU REMEMBER THAT NIGHT?
  • THE EXILE'S SONG
  • THE FISHERMAN'S KEEN
  • BOATMAN'S HYMN
  • DIRGE ON THE DEATH OF ART O'LEARY
  • THE MIDNIGHT COURT
  • HYMN TO THE VIRGIN MARY
  • CHRISTMAS HYMN
  • O MARY OF GRACES
  • THE CATTLE-SHED
  • HAIL TO THEE, O MARY
  • TWO PRAYERS
  • O MARY, O BLESSED MOTHER
  • I REST WITH THEE, O JESUS
  • THANKSGIVING AFTER FOOD
  • THE SACRED TRINITY
  • O KING OF THE WOUNDS
  • PRAYER BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP
  • I LIE DOWN WITH GOD
  • THE WHITE PATERNOSTER
  • ANOTHER VERSION
  • A NIGHT PRAYER
  • MARY'S VISION
  • THE SAFE-GUARDING OF MY SOUL
  • ANOTHER VERSION
  • THE STRAYING SHEEP
  • BEFORE COMMUNION
  • MAY THE SWEET NAME OF JESUS
  • O BLESSED JESUS
  • ANOTHER VERSION
  • MORNING WISH
  • ON "COVERING" THE FIRE FOR THE NIGHT[114]
  • THE MAN WHO STANDS STIFF
  • CHARM AGAINST ENEMIES
  • CHARM FOR A PAIN IN THE SIDE
  • CHARM AGAINST SORROW
  • THE KEENING OF MARY
  • CUSHLA MA CHREE
  • THE BLACKTHORN
  • PASTHEEN FINN
  • SHE
  • HOPELESS LOVE
  • THE GIRL I LOVE
  • WOULD GOD I WERE
  • BRANCH OF THE SWEET AND EARLY ROSE
  • IS TRUAGH GAN MISE I SASANA
  • THE YELLOW BITTERN
  • HAVE YOU BEEN AT CARRACK?
  • CASHEL OF MUNSTER
  • THE SNOWY-BREASTED PEARL
  • THE DARK MAID OF THE VALLEY
  • THE COOLUN
  • CEANN DUBH DHILEAS[115]
  • RINGLETED YOUTH OF MY LOVE
  • I SHALL NOT DIE FOR YOU
  • DONALL OGE
  • THE GRIEF OF A GIRL'S HEART
  • DEATH THE COMRADE
  • MUIRNEEN OF THE FAIR HAIR
  • THE RED MAN'S WIFE
  • ANOTHER VERSION
  • MY GRIEF ON THE SEA
  • ORÓ MHÓR, A MHÓIRÍN
  • THE LITTLE YELLOW ROAD
  • REPROACH TO THE PIPE
  • LAMENT OF MORIAN SHEHONE FOR MISS MARY BOURKE
  • MODEREEN RUE; OR, THE LITTLE RED ROGUE[120]
  • THE STARS STAND UP
  • THE LOVE SMART
  • WELL FOR THEE
  • I AM RAFTERY
  • DUST HATH CLOSED HELEN'S EYE
  • THE SHINING POSY
  • LOVE IS A MORTAL DISEASE
  • I AM WATCHING MY YOUNG CALVES SUCKING
  • THE NARROW ROAD
  • FORSAKEN
  • I FOLLOW A STAR
  • NURSE'S SONG
  • A SLEEP SONG
  • THE CRADLE OF GOLD
  • RURAL SONG
  • PLOUGHING SONG
  • A SPINNING-WHEEL DITTY
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