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The Metrical Dindshenchas (Author: [unknown])

poem 19

Maistiu II

  1. Daire Derg, who made red rain,
    king of Nas strong in sanctity, won to wife,
    after feats of prowess and force,
    Maistiu daughter of Oengus.
  2. 5] Griss of the binding spell came
    from Boand, famed for beauty of women,
    (a devil's dam was she, without fair dealing)
    to exact a demand from Maistiu.
  3. Maistiu gained not what she sought
    10] for Griss of tuneful Leth Cuinn;
    the wife of the tall youth from the plain
    gained not the lump of gold she demanded.

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