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Sure I wint down to see where the blessed Saint hand at all kinds of plans and contrivances. He vin done all his miracles-where he turned the was able for every one, and any one; and nobody ves into stones, and where he med the owld king's ever had to boast that they had gained the least adse, that he was so fond of, young again, and
vantage over him." that; but sure your honor knows all about it; but “I suppose, Tom, that with all this wisdom of the er a while, the man that was there showed me a father, the son must have been as wise as he was le hole up over the lake in the clift above, and himself, or may be wiser ?” ok!' says he, that's St. Kevin's bed,' says he. “Why, to be sure, so one would imagine; but it was Thy, then, now!' says I, “up in that little pigeon- far from him to be as good a boy as the father and e!' says I. 'O! and did his blessed reverince go that the father knew right well, for he was always there to bed?' says I. "No! you fool!' says he, trying to make him sensible of the scaming; but the ut to avoid the darlin' young lady,' says he. And son was always too honest, and that vext the father. s there he threw her down into the deep, cowld, “However, he said nothing until the son grew up ck lake,' says he. Would you like to go up and a dashin' fine young man; and if he was n't the best down in his bed?' says he. "Is it me,' says I, '10 av scamers, he was nearly as good a mason as the it ? Why my brain is like a spider's web wid father himself, and was quiet and honest, only a okin' at it,' says I. But a young man that was terrible simpleton, and what the English gentleman ed to crawling in them unchristian places—them that used to come to see your honor called spooney ; ines-went up; and I thought I could jump through though what a man had to do with a spoon, myself key-hole, I felt so, to see him do it; and says I, does n't see. But the father racked his brains conhen he came down, 'Young man, I pray, when stantly to find out some way to make him knowin’; pu setile in life, you may have a handier way of and at last he came to be determined in his mind that ettin' into bed than that, particularly if you 're—'" nothing would do the son so much good, or put sinse Here a burst of laughter, which it is not hard to so well into his head as a fine, clever, smart young icit from such an auditory, interrupted Jimmy, woman av a wife, if he could meet one to his mind; rho is requested to tell “whether he ever heard and, your honor, though I never tried it myself, I yho built these round towers, or why they were have no doubt an excellent plan it is. Well, sir, uilt at all ?'
after he once hit on a plan, sorra long he was in * Why,” remarks Jimmy," why they were built, puttin' it into execution. One morning he got up
can tell-they don't look like any thing very early, and called his son into the field. Now, Christian; but the man that undoubtedly built some Boofun,' (that was the young man's name,) 'now, f them was the Gubbaun Seare."
Boofun,' says he, “run an' catch the sheep beyant “Who was he, Jimmy?" asked all.
there—that big white one, with the fine fleece, and "Why, then, your honor, myself does n't know bring her to me quiek!' So Boosun did; an’ if he nuch about the Gubbaun Seare, only as the owld did, the Gubbaun pulled out his big knife, and kill'd people tell us."
her; an' by the same token the summer was comin' “Well, Jimmy, that don't make what the old on, and the fleece was fine, and long, and silky." people tell us of no account; for with all our new “What did he do that for, Jimmy?” improvements, (I had been explaining a rail-road to “Wait a bit, your honor. When the Gubbaun had them the evening before,) we are obliged to retain her skinned, he embraced his son, (that's hugged nearly all their inventions also; so you may as well him, boys, d'ye mind,) an' spoke to him as this: tell us what you know about the Gubbaun Seare, “Now, Boofun, avick, (my son,) and it's you for you may depend there must be some truth and was ever the good boy of a son to me, only I never value in it."
could make you understand the coorse of the world's “Why, then, that's true for your honor," said an- doin's as well as I could wish; but never heed! other; a sentence, by the bye, which always greets you 'll improve yet—so take courage and do as I deyou when you utter an opinion, correct or incorrect. sire you; but mind, if you do n't, never call the
"Well, then,” said Jimmy,“ in them owld times, Gubbaun Seare your father more, the longest day you I believe, when the round towers was building, have to live! Do you see that skin ?' 'I do, father there was a mason—and if there was, he was as fine I see it,' says he, innocent as a child. Well, Boosun, a mason as ever lived, or ever will again-and, in- you must take to the road now at once, and you must deed, your honor, you know the round towers would walk on, and never stop till you get some one that prove that, if he built them-for where is the mason- will buy this skin, and pay you for it, and then give work that's equal to what's on them? That one at you your skin back again into the bargain.' Glendalough is a fine one, to be sure—and there's ".0! O! father!' says the other, 'I'm a fool mymany finer than that. Well, he lived in a fine cottage, self, I know, and yet I'm sure I would n't do sich a somewhere in Munster, and I do n't know exactly simple thing as that,' says he, 'and I think, indeed, where.
father, you must be a fool yourself to think so,' says He had been married, and had an only son-and he. "Howld your tongue, an' be off, you natral !' proud was he of him, you may depend. Well, it says the father;'what do you know about it! Be off was given up to the Gubbaun, that he was not only at wanst; and here, take this! here's cost enough the best mason in all the world, but along with that, for the road,' says he, "and be sure an' remember sir, he was the cutest man known, and the greatest | what I towld you,' says he.
“So poor Boofun, sir, wint off'; and sorrowful he “0, my million thanks to you,' says he; 'iba was to lave his father, and his business, and his com- I never should have thought of this in thousands og fortable home, and to go away on what he ihought years, yet you've settled it with one word! sich a wild-goose chase. It happened that it was “So, sir, after much more talk, away he rad, a market-day at the next town, an'many a one over- never stopped till he came home; and the Gottee took him, an' he cryin'.
had just returned from his work, and findin' the bese ". Well, Boofun,' they'd say, for they knew him, so lonesome, was almost repentin' he'd ever et are you going to sell that fine sheep's skin ?' “I am,' Boofun away. Glad he was, though, wben Bota he 'd say;"but I know you wont buy it, for by the way came in, and gave him a great account of all be tai I'm selling it, it would be a dear article for you.' done; but what was his joy when Boofun drev fut "Why so, man? I'm in want of wool, an' very little the sheep's skin, and counted out the money. We would make me buy the same skin, for it's fine after some of the joy was over, tbe Gubbaun pun wool.' 'Yes, but,' Boofun would say, you must a very long, sarious face, 'And now, Boofun,' sati pay me for it, and then give it me back if you buy he, 'don't as you love me,' says be, 'deny any the it!' So he would be always laughed at, an' he was I ask,' says he, “but tell me the truth. I know, is nearly dying av dishpair.
need n't tell me, it was a woman that thought of the " However, on he traveled and walked; and many plan of skinning the fleece, for no man in Ireland miles from home he came to a beautiful lake, all would think of it but myself.' surrounded with trees, very like that lake where “Faix, then, so she said herself,' says Booron. your honor and the captain, and the ladies used to go “Hah! well, I knew it was a she; but was soe and fish, and make peckthers, (pictures,) Inchiquin young or owld? for, by my trowel and hammer" lake, sir; an' if he did, there was as darlin' a young says he, the owld ones are sometimes as cute lady as could be seen, an' she standing on the shore as any! of the lake, and after finishing washin' some of the “O, then, she was young, and handsome, 100, and finest fleeces of iligant wool. 'O!' said he to him. rich beside,' says he. self, “if I could only get this darlin' to buy my fleece! ""O, never mind the riches,' says the Gabbaun, But no one will ever do so foolish a thing as that, an' 'for half a grain of sinse is worth a 1on of it; bor I shall never sell it, nor get back again!
you 're my darlin' son at last, and be off at the first “However, Boofun took courage, and wint up to light of morning,' says he, "and take the best bar her. "God bless your work, alanna! 't is yourself 's I have, and put on the best clothes you have, and aot idle this morning! And what beautiful wool! I've bring her home-and I'll engage she comes. a fleece here myself, an' I thought it good, but yours “Long before the Gubbaun was up, Boofun started; bates it intirely! I would sell mine, too, but neither and not many hours was he on the road, when he you nor any one else will ever buy it! A voh! voh!' met the very same young lady, an' she goin' to
"Why, that must be a curious fleece, if no one'll market all by herself. Well, sir, they had a great buy it. Sir,' says she, 'what may be the price?' salutation, an' he coaxed her to take a sate on the
"O, for that,' says he, “it's for little or nothing horse. She wanted to get off at the markei, bar it I'd sell it; but what good would that do you, agrah, wouldn't do, sir; and he came to his father's houx when I'm never to enter my father's house again, airly in the evening. nor call myself his son, until I bring him back the “Well, you'd think, sir, the Gubbaun knew it all. skin and the price of it as well! However, it's no Some said surely that he could foretell. There was use talking to you, at any rate, for you 'll have no- the house, all beautiful and nate, and a most splendid thing to do with me.'
intertainment on the table; there was a large parişo "Why, how can you say so till I tell you ?" the Gubbaun's friends, and plenty of all that was says she.
good. "O, my thousand blessings for that word,' says “And the Gubbaun was the boy that could interhe, 'it makes my heart rise like a cork to hear you!' | tain them all. And, sir, when all were in high good
""Well, what will you take for the skin ?' humor, and herself laughing and jokin' with Boulan.
“O, very little, then-only so much, (mentioning then he brought forward the match. To be sure, a small sum.)
she was very shy, and ashamed, the crayther, (ali by “Very good,' says she, “I'll give you that much, herself, you may say,) but you know, sir, eren box, and welcome ;' and whisper, 'are you the son of the as we see every day, a match is n't long cocin Gubba un Seare?'
round, when the parties are willin' an' the spardes ". I am; but how could you guess that ?' are good. So it was now; she agreed to lave all fæ
"Because,' says she, 'no one could think of such Boofun-and she did well. To make my long story a plan but his own four bones, and I think I see the short, in a few days they were married; and in the meanin' of it, too,' says, she. “Hand me the skin.' meantime they had got her friends' consint. And : So Boofun did, sir; and she fell to work, and in a great weddin' they had.” very short time she had the wool stripped off. “And " Well, Tom, now we've got them well marned. here, now,' says she, here is your skin back for jump up for some turf! do n't you see the fre's you, and here is the price of it,' says she, handing aʼmost out ?” him the money; and tell the Gubbaun a very good “O, then, that your honor may never wanar a buraun the skin 'll make,' says she.
good fire, I pray.”
“Yes, Jimmy, nor a good warrant, like yourself, ""Why, for that matter,' says the Gubbaun, 'it's tell a good story."
a while ago we eat our dinner,' says he, and if it's “To be sure, sir, it shortens the night, as we say, all the same to you, we'll be glad if you 'll set us ' if Jimmy wont be offended, for taking the story some piece of work that we can be at till you come ut av his mouth, I'll tell your honor some more of back. And just then, sir, the dinner-bell began to ie Gubbaun's doin's."
ring. Well, gentleman,' says the steward, laughin'
out loud, an' turnin' up his nose, an’ winkin' round CHAPTER II.
to the rest of the men, since you are so impatient, an' “ That's a good boy, Tom,” said Jimmy, myself sich wonderful men, just sit down here, and take that oes n't remember any more about him."
block of marble,' says he, “and have a cat an' two "Well, then, sir, they were not very many weeks two tails made out of it when I come back,' says he, iarried, when the Gubbaun wished to try the wife runnin' into dinner. till more, to see whether she was knowin' enough “Well, sir, it was a fine block of stone, sure or him, in order that she might be depended on com- enough, and likely, rale Kilkenny marble; but it was letely, if any thing should happen. So one day he any thing like a Kilkenny cat they med, for they owld the son to get ready, and to come with him, never stopped until they had a splendid cat, wid two or that he had heard of a fine job of work. So they noble tails carved out, and all this before the lazy tarted; and when they had got about three miles on steward and his men came back from their dinner; he road, the Gubbaun turned sharp round, and asked and what was the most astonishin' to all, the surBoofun the distance to the next place.
prisin' fierce pair of whiskers that the Gubbaun was ""Twenty miles, no less,' says Boofun.
puttin' out from the cat's nose when the steward came ""Well,' says the Gubbaun, every inch of the road out! But who should be along with him but the King we have to go,' says he, but it's too long by ten miles.' of Munster himself; and when he saw the cat, and "'Sure I can't help that,' says Boofun.
the two tails, and the warlike pair of whiskers, he 66. You can, sir!' says the Gubbaun, "you can was all but ready to split with the laughin', and when nake ten miles, if you like; and if you can't, go he got words at last, he never stopped praisin' the Jack, sir, and stay at home with your wife, for you ’re Gubbaun. not fit to travel with me,' says he.
6. But,' says the King of Munster, turning round to « Boofun said he could n't do it;' so he had to go the unfortunate steward, (that had n't one word to back. And when he came home, his wife ran out. say,) ‘you scoundrel! your intention was to make
"Well, what's brought you back ? Any thing the game of this honest man, and now he has done in one matter?'
hour, what you would n't do if you were to live as " . Every thing!' says poor Boofun. We had n't long as that cat would last ; and it's he, and not you, got three miles before the Gubba un towld me to that has the best right to be steward here,' says he. shorten the road one half; and sure, you know, all I So the Gubbaun was appointed steward over all the could say wouldn't shorten it!'
palace; and it was he that made all the ornaments, “I don't know that,' says she, 'may be not; but and all the images and statues that was in the place take my advice, run back, and begin to tell him some intirely, he and Boofun; and the King of Munster story,' says she, no matter whether it is true or not, grew fonder and fonder of him every day. but amuse him as well as you can; and if he is n't “But, sir, in the course of time ihe king got curious satisfied, cut my head off when you come back,' | notions into his head, and the worst was, that at last says she. So, sir, he never stopped until he over- he determined that his palace should not only be the took the Gubbaun; and the very minute he began the finest and grandest in all Ireland, but what was story, he had confidence in Buofun's wife.
worse for the Gubbaun, he resolved that as soon as all “Now, Tom, tell us—what reason could he have was finished, he would put an end to the poor fellow's bad for that? Could n't they and she both have taken lise, and particularly because he had lately found out care of themselves ?”
that the King of Leinster had heard of his beautiful “Howld on a while, and maybe you 'll see, sir.” palace, and that he intended to send for the Gubbaun
* They traveled on and on, a hundred miles, or and construct one still finer. maybe more, and at last they came to a most splendid, “But, sir, though the King of Munster was certainly iligant, noble palace, that the King of Munster was determined to kill the Gubbavn Seare, he found it building. Thousands of masons, and carpenters, and very difficult to lay a plan to do it--for he well knew all kinds of workmen, were in full operation at it - who he had to deal with, and how hard it would be and the finest of work they were doing. It was just to catch him. However, the king incraysed his dinner-time, as it happened, when the Gubbaun and wages, and made him very well off, so that he Boofun came, but they made no delay, but asked the might n’t suspect any thing; but, for fear he should, steward of the works, sir, for employment, an' they he sent for the man who owned the house where the did n't let an they were any thing in particklar, only Gubbaun and Boofun lived, privately, and made him just masons.
great presents to keep the saycret, and lay hands "O!' says the steward, says he, there's plenty on the Gubbaun if he suspected that he was about to av employment for men in your line,' says he, but start away in any hurry. But, sir, as luck would wait till after dinner, and then I'll talk to you,' have it, this very man's daughter, who loved the
Gubbaun and Boofun dearly, happened to be behind
the door, or in a closet, while the king was giving of my hands yet,' says he, 'nor I can't exactly ah? these horrible directions to her father, and deter- it finished, nor let the people that's to come after se mined at once to let them know the danger they speak of the name of the Gubba un Seare along were in.”
it, unless one thing is done, that should be done, i “I wonder, Tom, the Gubba un didn't suspect your majesty raylly wishes it to be perfect.' something?"
“Well, spake your wishes, and then, if I plaza, “O, then, most likely he did, and was well pre- they shall be attinded 10,' says the king. pared, I dare say, (for we all know, sir, how hard it "Well, then, plaze your majesty, there is : is to trust these kings and great people,) still the girl instrument, and without it, your statues, and yet found it very hard to make the Gubba un sensible of images and pillars can't be polished nor complaste! his danger; and she knew there was always a strict unless I get it, and that instrument is at home w guard over him, and spies out, for fear he'd make his me,' says he. escape ; though, the palace not being finished yet, the
""What may be the name of it?' says the king. king did not like to do the action for a while.
"Why, we call it,' said the Gubbaun, (of course “One day the Gubbaun and Boosun had been hard they spoke in Irish,) 'Khur enein khur, agus 11.co #3 at work at some grand temple, and they came back enein khaoun"' (and that, your honor, manes, the at night, mighty hungry. This very girl was the tricks upon tricks, and the twists upon twists ;) 'A cook, and she had a very fine lookin' pot of pratees one in Ireland owns such an instrument but myzer on the fire for dinner.”
or at any rate not half such a good one; and if you “Potatoes, Tom! No! Why they came from majesty plazes, I'll go home and get it.' America, a thousand or more years after this !" “ No,' says the king, ' you must never laire Ht;
“Why, then, now, did they, your honor ? Well, I when I've this palace built, I'll build another, and suppose it was something as good; any how, we'll I'll want you; if I let you go now, may be you'd call them pratees.”
meet something better, though that you could hardy "'Good evenin'!' says the Gubbaun ; • is supper do, I believe; but may be you 'd die on the road, and ready?'
I'd never see you again. No,' says he, - you must ““O, quite ready,' says she ; 'but it is a poor one never laive me!' we have to-day, only pratees and eggs,' says she; "Do you think so ?' says the Gubbaun to himsel. for you know, your honor, they did n't live then as By my trowel and hammer, though, I think you re we do now—they knew better than that.
considerably wrong! Why, indeed, your majesty, "Well, them same 's good,' says he. Did you answered the Gubbaun, 'l is yourself that was erer never hear the old saying, When all fruits fail, and always the good friend to me and my son; and, welkim haws!' for he'd always a pleasant joke or indeed, so happy am l here, long life and good luck saying in his mouth. “But what is this?' says he ; 10 your majesty!' says be, "and may you incrayse, "Why, how came so many raw ones among and long reign,' says he, that I would certainly deter them?'
wish to part from you, and I'd be satisfied to build "O,' says she, looking hard at him, "if you will palaces for you all my life; may be, then, in that case, stop here, you must take things as they come, agree- your majesty would be graciously plazed to allow able and disagreeable, for that's the way they're my son, Boofun, to set out and get the bhar enes going!
khur, agus khaoun enein khaoun?' “ • By my trowel and hammer!' says the Gubbaun, "No." says the king, says he, 'I'm nearly as to himself, 'if that is the case, its full time to be goin' fond and as proud of Boofun as yourself; and it's my ourselves likewise;' and when they were going to orders to double his wages, and to double your own work, he told Boofun every word, for he never sus- from this minute.' pected. “But never fear,'says he, we'll get out of this “Well, very well, your majesty, let it be so, tbea. scrape, if they did their worst and their best, and if I would tell no common fellow here where it is, be 'd they were seventeen times wiser than they are, and just break it on the road; and if I'm not, nor Boulim, if they had all the guards in his kingdom to watch to go for this instrument, things must stop as thes me; but howld your tongue, and don't let on a word are, and the palace will remain unfinished to the ed of what I've said.'
of the world. “Next morning, when the king was up, and in his “ The king considered for some time; at last, room, where he transacted all his affairs, the Gubbaun Gubbaun Seare,' says he, “I must have my paaa came and sint up word that he would be glad to see finished, and yet I must have your instrument; non his majesty about something that was wanted for the my son, the prince, has nothing on earth to do and palace. Now the Gubbaun, sir, was always wel: will you be satisfied if I send him? I will be you come; and it was only because the king had too security that he takes the greatest care of it.' good an opinion of him, that he was going to kill “Well, your majesty, your will must be law. him. When he was admitted, “ Well,' says the king, 0! 0! my poor instrument, if any thing shoud (mighty grand,) is my palace finished, or what do happen you!' you want with me ?' says he.
“So, sir, the prince was ordered up, and the Why, plaze your majesty's reverence,' says the Gubba un gave him all kinds of directions how to Gubbaun, (for he was a fine spoken man,) your carry it, and towld him where he'd get it, in the majesty's palace is not quite complately turned out big chesi, over the chimney-piece.'
“The next day the prince set out, and took but one into the chest, and caught a howlt of the young companion with him; and who should that be but his brother and tied him neck and heels. younger brother, a young lad that wished for some "Ha! ha! what your highness asked for, you got,' divarsion—and the two only thought it a pleasant ride. says she. “In all your life now, did you ever see a
"In a few days they reached the Gubbaun's cot- finer trick or a nicer twist ? Faix! I think it was a tage, and when Boofun's wife saw them coming, she rale trick upon trick, and a twist upon twist! Your was sure something was wrong. Some of her people brother may go back now, as quick as he likes, and were in the house, but she bundled them out; “Be tell his father that as soon as the Gubbaun is done ready, though,' says she, ‘for fear I'd want you, but polishin' the statues, we'll be very glad to see him leave those lads to me.' So they came in, and the back, and Boofun too, and we'll take iligant care of prince saluted her most kindly, towld her who he yourself until he comes; it was a good messenger he was, and begged lave to put up his horse. Then she found to go for the khur enein khur, agus khaoun asked him 'how her husband and the Gubbaun were?' enein khaoun. That's a fine fellow,' says she, (to But he gave her a full account of all I've told you, the young chap,) 'pelt away home, and when we see as far as he knew. But, ma'am,' says the prince, the Gubbaun and Boofun in view of this house, we'll very gracious intirely, there is an instrument that release your brother; but mind me! if they are not the Gubba un can't do without, that he wants to polish in this house within one week from this day, your the stones,' says he, "and my father is so fond of father will never see the prince again!' them both,' says he, that he would n't let him or “So he rode home, learin' over the roads like Boofun home,' says he, "and the Gubbaun would n't mad, and as soon as he was gone, sir, she had the let any common fellow come, for fear he'd break it, prince taken out av the chest, (for he was a’most and so I'm sent to ask you for it.'
smothered,) and took him up the mountains in hide, "And plaze your highness,' says she, “ what may and fed him well, and took care av him. be the name of this instrument? for he left so many “But O! your honor, how can I tell you how mad asther him here, in that terrible big chest over the the king was, when he saw the hare that the Gubbaun chimney-piece, that raylly I don't know which it had made av him, and how he would n't spake a could be.'
word all day, but cursin’. However, next mornin' "Ah! sure enough,' he said, “it was in the big he considered that after all it was useless to fret, and chest,' says the prince, “and the name of it is-letme that no time must be lost, or he'd lose the prince. see, I dare say you know it ma'am-the khur enein “So he put a good face on the business, and called khur, agus khaoun enein khaoun.'
the Gubbaun and Boofun to him, but took great care "O, yes, your highness !' says she, 'I know the to explain to the Gubbaun how he did n't mean to twists upon twists, and tricks upon tricks very well, harm him, and all that, and they say that kings and and a very fine, useful kind of instrument it is, as sich like people were always tolerable good hands you'll soon see. I do n't know whether I'll be able at the blarney. And he paid them all their full amount 10 get it out av the chist or not, but if I'm not able, of wages, and made them presents, and sent to the you can do it aisy, for you ’re a fine, tall young man, stables, and had iwo of the most splindid hunters that and may you live long!' says she. So she got up on
could be found saddled and bridled, and gave them to a chair and tried, and all she could reach was the lid them. av the chest. Then she put another chair on that one,
“Well! they set out, and were n't long till they and tried again, but she could only get her hand a got home, and glad and thankful they were for their little way in, and, says she, 'O, the lid's mighty great escape; and to be sure Boofun's wife was heavy! but do you try, and I'm sure you 'll bring it, proud indeed to see them, and she went and had the for I can just reach it; I can almost feel it.' So the prince brought down, and the Gubbaun invited all prince fell to laughin', and mounted on the chairs in his friends, and a great intertainment was prepared in no time, and opened the big lid av the chest, and honor of his return, and in honor of the prince. looked in, while she gave the sly wink to one of her “In the evening, or rather the morning of the next brothers.
day, the prince asked leave to take his departure, “O!' says the prince, 'but it's very deep! I can't but the Gubbaun would n't let him go till he had see the bottom av it yet, it's so dark,' says he; 'get written a letter to the king, and I think this was the a candle.'
letter :"10, no!' says she, 'creep down, your highness; "May it plaze your majesty-I returned here the instrument is quite at the bottom, I'm sure,' says quite safe, but I can't let his highness the prince off she. “Now,' says she io her brother, when I say without returnin' you many thousand thanks for all you're very near it, catch a howlt av his legs, and you have done for me. You have made a family bundle him into the chest.' Now the prince's brother comfortable and happy for life, and, by my trowel all this time was ayten some bread and milk, and and hammer, I will forever pray for your majesty's never suspected a ha porth.
reverence! However, plaze your majesty, the in""O, ma'am,' says the prince, 'I can't reach it,' strument I have safe here, which the prince was n't says he, bendin' over, and balancin' his body on the able to make out; and in all my expayrience I never edge av the chist, is it here at all?' says he. yet met with one that answered my purpose better
"10, you're very near it now!' says she. And, than the Khur enein khur, agus khaoun enein sir, in a minute they had him doubled up an' pitched khaoun.
THE GUBBAUN SEARE.'"