<> Ferg003 Conary Linen Hall Library 1880 Linen Hall Library Saturday, March 12, 2016 TIFF Ferg003 Manuscript Druid, Violation English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/ferg003 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Ferg003_2.jpg LHL Archive " 'Tis just ; and welcome to our souls as well For outrage unavenged," said Fergobar. " 'Tis just : it is thy right," said Ferragon. " 'Tis just, and woe it is ! " said Lomna Druth. 'Twas then that Conary from strife composed By kingly counsel, 'twixt contending lords Of distant Thomond, held his journey home. But, when in sight of Tara, lo, the sky On every side reflected rising flame And gleam of arms. " What this ? " cried Conary. A certain Druid was there in the train Who answered, " Often did I warn thee, King, This journey at this season was ill-timed, As made in violation of the gaysh That King of Tara shall not judge a cause Except in Tara's proper judgment hall From Beltane-day to May-day." " Yea, in truth,. 1 do remember now," said Conary, Amongst my prohibitions that is one. Which thoughtlessly I've broken. Strange it is That act for speedy justice and for peace Accomplished, should, with God, be disesteem'd. But, since Religion's awful voice forbids, I pray forgiveness of offended Heaven, Whose anger at my fault too plain I see. And vow atonement at thy own award. But, which way now ? " " Ride northward to the track Where Street Midluachra and Street Cualann join ; Text