Trecheng Breth Féne
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Trí bróin ata ferr fáilti: brón treóit oc ithe messa, brón guirt apaig, brón feda fo mess. Three sorrows that are better than joy: the heaviness of a herd feeding on mast, the heaviness of a ripe field1, the heaviness of a wood under mast.

1 ‘Of a ripening field’, BM.

2008-06-24 CPD