One day, then, as the Dagdae was in the trench, he saw the Mac Óc coming to him. That is good, O Dagdae, says the Mac Óc. Even so, says the Dagdae. What makes thee look so ill? says the Mac Óc. I have cause for it, says the Dagdae. Every evening Cridenbél the lampooner demands the three best bits of my portion.