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Lughnasad Dance (by Gwydion) Lugh, the light of summer bright Clothed all in green Tailtiu, his mother true Rise up and be seen At your festival sounds the horn, Calling the people again Child of barleycorn, newly summer-born Ripening like the grain Lugh grew tall from spring to fall Then sought to find a wife But Balor came and made his claim And swore to take Lugh's life The two did fight from morn till night When Lugh did strike him one Balor's eye flew in the sky And there became the sun Lugh was wed and made his bed With Erinn in the north And there they lay through many a day And soon a child came forth The child grew tall from spring to fall Setanta was his name But then at length, by honor's strength Cuchulain he became AB
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