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Lo, and Behold Ye! (1917) Seumas MacManus

Lo, and Behold Ye! (1917)

Seumas MacManus

Published October 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781437239461
Hardcover
310 pages
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1917 Original Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes company Subjects: Ireland Fiction / General Fiction / Literary Fiction / Short Stories History / Europe / Ireland Travel / Europe / IrelandMoreGeneral Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1917 Original Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes company Subjects: Ireland Fiction / General Fiction / Literary Fiction / Short Stories History / Europe / Ireland Travel / Europe / Ireland Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: IV THE BODACH AND THE BOY THERE was a man once named Crohoore, and he had one son that was the apple of his eye to him. A brave boy the son was when he grew up, and nothing would do him but he would go away to push his fortune. When he was going off Crohoore warned him on the peril of his life not to hire with the Bodach of Glen- mornan, for though he offered big wages to entice men into his power, he always managed to make the man hired with him rue the day. The lad when he was going off promised to mind this, but on his way through Glenmornan who should he meet but the Bodach himself, and the Bodach asked where he was going and what he was looking for. I am going, says the young fellow, says he, to push my fortune. I am looking for a good master. That is lucky, says the Bodach, says he, for I am looking for a good man. Will you hire with me? No, says the young fellow, I will not hire with you, because my father warned me against you, and said it would be worse for me if I did, for that you were very bad entirely to your boys. Ha, ha, ha says the Bodach, says he, laughing at him, thems fables and ghost stories, and I wonder at a fine, brave, smart fellow like you believing in them. Yell travel far, says he, before you meet a better master or an offer of better wages than I will give you. The young fellow was tempted very much, and he asked him what wages he would give him. The Bodach said...