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The Irish Fairy Book

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 92,323 / 246 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,084
Added to site: 2010.05.02
mnybks.net#: 27565
Origin: gutenberg.org
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e of his wife's (Nora Hopper), to Mrs. Shorter (Dora Sigerson) for a poem, and to Mr. Joseph Campbell for another, and finally to Mr. W. B. Yeats for his two charming Fairy Poems, "The Stolen Child" and "Faery Song."

ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES.

Erinfa, Harlech, N. Wales, July 12, 1909.


The Coming of Finn

It was the Eve of Samhain, which we Christians call All Hallows' Eve.

The King of Ireland, Conn, the Hundred-Fighter, sat at supper in his palace at Tara. All his chiefs and mighty men were with him. On his right hand was his only son, Art the Solitary, so called because he had no brothers. The sons of Morna, who kept the boy Finn out of his rights and were at the time trying to kill him if they could, were here too. Chief amongst them was Gaul mac Morna, a huge and strong warrior, and Captain of all the Fians ever since that battle in which Finn's father had been killed.

And Gaul's men were with him. The great long table was spread for supper. A thousand wa

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