CELT document G402023

A shaoghail ón a shaoghail

Fear Feasa Ó'n Cháinte

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    A shaoghail ón a shaoghail



  1. A shaoghail ón a shaoghail,
    ó 'd-chím do dhoirse baoghail
    ar ndéanamh cruidh is ciste
    nár meallar mi-se a shaoghail.
  2.  p.15
  3. A bhréagaigh ón a bhréagaigh
    gidh sáimhe bheith dot fhéagain
    is tu-sa an mhéirdreach mheangach
    mairg do mealladh led bhréagaibh.
  4. A mheangaigh ón a mheangaigh,
    gidh lór feabhas do gheallaidh
    ar Dhia nár dhearnar m'aimhleas
    ar shaidhbhreas óir ná eallaigh.
  5. A chealgaigh ón a chealgaigh,
    gidh ait le cách do leanmhain
    is tu-sa an sgáthán bréige;
    do thréidhe is mairg do mheabhruigh.
  6. A chleasaigh ón a chleasaigh,
    gion go bhfuilingim t'easbhaidh
    is lámh fa chraoibh nach cromann
    bheith red chumann, a chleasaigh.
  7. A bhrionnaigh ón a bhrionnaigh
    do-ní cumann an tsionnaigh
    uait-se gach olc do mhéaduigh,
    a shaoghail bhréagaigh bhrionnaigh.
  8. A mheabhlaigh ón a mheabhlaigh,
    do thréidhe is mairg do mheabhruigh
    go bráth mi-se nár meallair,
    a shaoghail mheangaigh mheabhlaigh.
  9. A lúbaigh ón a lúbaigh,
    gidh tearc duit-se nar umhluigh
    ó Dhia ghlórmhar níor gealladh
    nach meallfar fear do chumhdhaigh.
  10. A bhaoghlaigh ón a bhaoghlaigh,
    do chor-sa is adhbhar aonaigh
    ó taoi go cealgach umam
    as do chumann, a shaoghail.
    A shaoghail.

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Title (uniform): A shaoghail ón a shaoghail

Author: Fear Feasa Ó'n Cháinte

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Electronic edition compiled by: Margaret Lantry

Funded by: University College Cork. and Professor Marianne McDonald via the CURIA Project.

Edition statement

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent: 900 words

Publication statement

Publisher: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts: a project of University College Cork.

Address: College Road, Cork, Ireland—http://www.ucc.ie/celt

Date: 1997

Date: 2010

Distributor: CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.

CELT document ID: G402023

Availability: Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only.

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Manuscript sources

  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 5, 219 (23 D 4: see Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, fasc. 1); 17th century, Munster.
  2. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 308, 80 (alias 23 M 16: see Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, fasc. 7).

The edition used in the digital edition

‘A shaoghail ón a shaoghail’ (1938). In: Dioghluim Dána‍. Ed. by Láimhbheartach Mac Cionnaith. Dublin: Oifig an tSoláthair [Government Publication Office], pp. 14–15.

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Creation: By Fear Feasa Ó'n Cháinte, an Irish bardic poet. c.1600–1625

Language usage

  • The text is in Classical Modern Irish. (ga)

Keywords: bardic poetry; renunciation of the world; religious; Fear Feasa Ó'n Cháinte

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(Most recent first)

  1. 2016-06-27: Date range modified. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  2. 2010-11-15: New wordcount made; conversion script run. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 2008-09-01: File validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  4. 2008-07-30: Keywords added. (ed. Ruth Murphy)
  5. 2005-08-25: Normalised language codes and edited langUsage for XML conversion (ed. Julianne Nyhan)
  6. 2005-08-04T16:05:03+0100: Converted to XML (ed. Peter Flynn)
  7. 1997-08-25: Text parsed using NSGMLS. (ed. Margaret Lantry)
  8. 1997-04-09: Text proofed for the third time. (ed. Margaret Lantry)
  9. 1996-08-30: Text parsed using SGMLS. (ed. Mavis Cournane)
  10. 1996-08-20: Header constructed, structural mark-up entered checked. Lineation checked and verified. (ed. Margaret Lantry)
  11. 1996-08-12: Text proofed for the second time. (ed. Margaret Lantry)
  12. 1995-96: Text captured by scanning and proofed. (ed. School of Celtic Studies (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies))

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