<> Ferg007 Conary Linen Hall Library 1880 Linen Hall Library Saturday, March 12, 2016 TIFF Ferg007 Manuscript Chariot, Cattle, Reprobate English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/ferg007 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Ferg007_2.jpg LHL Archive Forbid the rising thought that these be they !) Yet shall we soon be many ; for they come. They whom on Street Midluachra late we saw. Now following on Street Cualann. In good time They join us ; for, be sure such chariot-throng Leaves not the borders of the warlike North, But champions good come with it. Let us in." While thus fared Conary, the pirates' scouts Who watched the coast, put off to where the fleet, Stay'd on the heaving ridges of the main, Lay off Ben-Edar. Ingcel's galley reached, High on the prow they found him looking forth, As from a crag o'er-hanging grassy lands Where home-bred cattle graze, the lion glares A-hungered ; and, behind, as meaner beasts That wait the lion's onset for their share, Outlaw'd and reprobate of many a land. The ravening crew. Beside him, right and left. Stood Lomna, Ferragon, and Fergobar ; Which Lomna in the closure of his cloak Wore a gold brooch embossed with flashing gems Choicest by far of all their spoils yet won : And Ingcel thus demanded of the spies — " What saw ye, say ? " " A chariot-cavalcade Along Street Cualann moving from the north. Splendid the show of lofty-pacing steeds And glittering war-cars : chariots seventeen We counted. In the first were reverend men. Text