Pamela O'Neill wrote:
> This one has been bothering me. I wonder if it's simply a reference
> to what
> we call (do you also?) a fireman's lift - body draped over one
> legs in front, torso and head hanging down behind. Undignified for
> and surely an ignominious way for a warrior to be transported!
Something like that, I imagine... if part of Conall was not actually
dragging on the ground! I imagine that the implied ignominy was
deliberatley intended as a detail of the story.