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The Life of St Féchín of Fore (Author: [unknown])

section 11

Now after that monastery was built16 by Féchín, he edified a congregation therein, and instructed them duly in


his Rule; and he chastised17 himself by fasting for three days, and by prayer, and by vigils, and by labour, and by great cold. And God made him bright with abundance of miracles and marvels, and (a poet) uttered the lay there:
Three days he fasted in the sea, etc.