Dennis King wrote:
> Tom Pullman wrote:
>> "High above the sea its summit,
>> dear its green growth, rare its bogland;
>> blue island of glens, of horses,
>> of peaked mountains, oaks and armies."
> Interestingly, this verse is not found in the version
> of the "Acallam" in _Silva Gadelica_, nor in the new
> translation by Dooley and Roe. It is in a Modern Irish
> translation by Pádraig de Barra:
> Ard os a muir a mullach;
> caomh a luibh, tearc a tonnach:
> oileán gorm graíoch gleannach;
> corr bheannach dhoireach dhrongach.
> I think this verse may be found in Stokes' edition of
> the text in _Irische Texte IV_, which I'll check later
> today if I have a chance.
Interesting! Thanks a lot.