The Countess Cathleen
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Excerpt from The Countess Cathleen Scene. - A room with lighted fire, and a door into the open air, through which one sees, perhaps, the trees of a wood, and these trees should be painted in fiat colour upon a gold or diapered sky. The walls are of one colour. The scene should have the effect of missal painting, Mary, & woman of forty years or so is grinding a quern. Mary What can have made the grey hen flutter so?(Teig, a boy of fourteen, is coming in with turf, which he lays beside the hearth) Teig They say that now the land is famine struckThe graves are walking. Mary There is something that the hen hears. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.