School: Clanna Caoilte (B.) (roll number 12286)

Location:
Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Síthe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0311, Page 102

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He showed her to his sailors, and he hailed her with a cheer,
And on the kneeling Virgin they gazed with laugh and jeer;
And madly swore, a form so fair they never saw before,
And they cursed the faint and lagging breeze that kept them from the shore.
5.
The ocean its bosom shook of the moonlight sheen,
And up its wrathful billows rose to vindicate their queen;
And a cloud came o'er the heavens, and a darkness o'er the land,
And the scoffing crew beheld no more the lady on the strand.
6.
Out burst the pealing thunder and the lightening leaped about,
And rushing with his water war, the tempest gave a shout;

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Informant
Tim Cowhig
Gender
male
Address
Ballintemple, Co. Cork
Language
English