Líon iontrálacha sa taifead staire: 1
ball sinsearach (stair)
13. They pared my head,
And shaved my face,
And took me from my dwelling place.
They were tired horses,
And weary men.
When they had me at my journey's end.
14. I have a wee mare with an iron throat,
And as she gallops she swallows the rope.
Answer. A spinning wheel.
15. I have a wee mare they call her "Beleak".
She rides the waters nine miles deep.
Answer. A bubble.
16. A "bannock" of bread,
And a sheetful of "crumblings."
Answer. The moon and the stars.
17. As round as an apple
As plump as a ball,
As high as the market place, steeple and all
Answer. The moon.
18. Lily Cockade she sat in her cage,
A little below yon well;