fileg (fileg) wrote,

Oisin happened to come up tonight in helveticat's journal... (that's like saying Faramir *happened* to come up in mine....) and then, Amergin. That amazing Celtic prose that swears it isn't really verse, but is...

Licia has posted the song of Amerigin, (go see it!) I am best familiar with the Robert Graves translation - a difference only in pacing and slight phrasing. I am the salmon in the pool, seeking knowledge. But these two lines, which come together in the incantation, made me more certain than ever that Faramir and Eomer and the morning and evening star. So, though I did not mean to do this, I had to show off those two lines....


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