CELT document G402344

Thugas grádh don fhuath


Edited by Thomas F. O'Rahilly

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  1. Thugas grádh don fhuath,
    cuirim suas don ghrádh;
    ní fiú é bheith ris,
    do bhris sé ar a lán.
  2. Córaide fuath dhó
    brón 'na dhiaidh do ghnáth;
    do-ní fós, dar linn,
    tinn an duine slán.
  3. An fuath cé gur mór,
    a chlódh ní badh cás;
    féadfar sgaradh ris, —
    ní mar sin don ghrádh.
  4. Rochóir grádh don fhuath,
    buan duine 'na dhiaidh;
    dá raibh grádh dod ghuin,
    ní fhóir luibh ná liaigh.
  5. Do chonnarc-sa bean
    is fear uirthi i ngioll;
    nó go bhfuair sé bás,
    ní bhfuair grádh dá chionn.
  6. Mise gibé mé
    béaraidh mé go buan;
    gidh annamh a rádh,
    thugas grádh don fhuath!

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Title (uniform): Thugas grádh don fhuath

Title (firstline): Thugas grádh don fhuath

Author: unknown

Editor: Thomas F. O'Rahilly

Responsibility statement

Electronic edition compiled by: Beatrix Färber

Funded by: University College Cork, School of History

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1. First draft.

Extent: 657 words

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

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

Date: 2016

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

CELT document ID: G402344

Availability: Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only. The text is reproduced with the kind permission of the estate of Thomas F. O'Rahilly.

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Manuscript sources

  1. Castlerea (Co. Roscommon), Clonalis House, Book of the O'Conor Don, c. 1631.
  2. London, British Library, Egerton MS 127, written by Muiris Ó Gormain, 1775.
  3. London, British Library, Egerton MS 178, written by S. Mac Oireachtaigh, 1782.

Edition and Literature

  1. Thomas F. O'Rahilly, Dánta Grádha: an anthology of Irish love poetry (A.D.1350-1750), second edition (Cork 1926).
  2. Pádraig Ó Macháin (ed), The Book of the O'Conor Don (Dublin: DIAS 2010).

The edition used in the digital edition

‘Thugas grádh don fhuath’ (1926). In: Dánta Grádha‍. Ed. by Thomas F. O’Rahilly. Cork: Cork University Press, p. 123.

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  title 	 = {Thugas grádh don fhuath},
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  publisher 	 = {Cork University Press},
  date 	 = {1926},
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Creation: By an unknown Irish bardic poet. 1200–1600

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

Keywords: bardic poetry; love poetry; love ridiculed; love rejected

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(Most recent first)

  1. 2016-07-21: SGML and HTML versions created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  2. 2016-07-04: Header created; file proofed (1) and encoded, queries resolved using information from the Bardic Poetry Database at the DIAS website; file parsed and validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 1998: Text captured by scanning. (ed. Students at the CELT project)

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