Single page of a Cuchulain story in Lady Gregory's handwriting,
|Main Creator:||Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932|
The extract is from 'Cuchulain of Muirthemne', the chapter entitled 'Awakening of Ulster'. It reads 'gave him a blow that sent him out of the house. And the same thing happened with all the rest, fifteen there were of them altogether. Then he asked Cuchulain would he get him another physician, for those of the men of Ireland had done him no good. "Rise up, Laeg" said Cuchulain "go to Slieve Fuad, to Fingan, the Druid physician of Conchubar, and bid him to come here and to heal Cethern." Then Fingan came, and Cethern showed him his wounds (and Fingan looked at them). "Look at this wound for me, good Fingan," he said. "There came at me two young men, with clear noble looks ...'
The fragment of the story is written on a page from a blue lined school copybook.
Lady Gregory's book 'Cuchulainn of Murtheimne' was published in 1902.
Physical description: 1 item.
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|MS 50,202||Manuscripts Reading Room||Manuscripts|
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