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 Post subject: Re: Mound
PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:46 pm 
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Clearly I took enough English Lit classes to make me unemployable. :cry:

'Twas not hire learning. Ahem.

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Nanohedron wrote:
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I wondered if it had something to do with dancers “battering”

Which leads one to ask where the ram comes into it. A sheep clattering on cobbles? But that's stretching things, seems like.



Thinking of a young headstrong male dancer.

I suppose it could refer, joyfully, to the moment when the door to the great house was broken down. But the melody doesn't sound triumphal and it's got nothing at all of menace, or sorrow from the dispossessed.


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Goats butting heads! I hadn't thought of that one.

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Going back up the thread to my mention of Holy Wells: St Fíonnán's in Co Kerry is reportedly attracting a fair few people, looking for the cure against the virus. Fíonnán is believed to have stopped the plague, so why couldn't he do it again?

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