Diddily Dee Dot's Dreamland for Children Everywhere
Sat, 30 Aug 2008
Finn and the Enchanted Fawn, What a wonderful addition to your Irish Page, Wonderful. X
FAWN Finn, that
mighty captain of the Irish chivalry in King
reign, wept but twice in his life.
Once was for the death of his
morning, long before that sorrowful day, Finn and
comrades and found a beautiful fawn.
She sped swiftly before
them, not into the
thickest parts of the woods, but toward
strongholld in the Hill of Allen.
she had left everyone far behind except Finn and
hounds Brau and Skolawn. These at last
overtook her, but instead
of pulling down their
prey they began to lick the creature and
about her. Then the three animals went
quietly on toward
Finn's home, gambolling
together like lambs.
Finn gave orders that all
the other hounds should be held in leash
one was to harm the fawn, which entered the
and lay down in the hall
night a beautiful woman stood among them
"O Finn," she said, "my name is Saba!
A Dark Druid by his
sorceries put the shape of
a fawn upon me. For three years I have
wretchedly in the wood, for I could only get free
of the enchantment by entering
your stronghold, and I feared to approach
lest I should be struck down. I pray you give me
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