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Queens: A

Achall ní Caibre nia Fer, Acal, Acil, Achill, Acaill, Caill, Kalis, Cailis, Calice (Chalice)
(pron. AKH-ahl, KALLISH) Irish goddess of devotion and love. She surpasses all women in beauty and is the daughter of Cairpri: Soul Carrier. Her mother is also called Fedelm: 9 Times Beautiful. She cried for 9 days when her brother Erc: Trout was killed in battle and then died of sorrow. Her place-names are Rath Achall: Chalice Womb at Teamhair, Oileán Acla: Chalice Island, Maigh-Eo, Ireland, Loch Achall: Chalice Lake, Ullapool Scotland. (64, 73)
Naoi Miannain

Miann mna sithe, braon:
Miann Sluagh, gaoth;
Miann fitheach, fuil:
Miann eunarag, an fasaich:
Miann faoileag, faileagan mhara:
Miann Bárd, fith-cheol-min lhuchd nan trusgana uaine:
Miann fear, gaol bhean:
Miann mna, chlann beag:
Miann nama, ais.

Nine Desires

Fairy women’s desire, dew:
Fairy host’s desire, wind:
Raven’s desire, blood:
Wood cock’s desire, wilderness:
Sea-gull’s desire, crest of the sea:
Poet’s desire, soft, low music of the Green Ones:
Men’s desire, women’s love:
Women’s desire, small children:
Soul’s desire, wisdom.

Neuf Désir

Le désir vif de fée, la rosée:
Les désir des féeries, le vent:
Le désir du noir corbeau, le sang:
Le désir de coq des bois, le fôret:
Le désir de la mouette, l’écume de mer:
Le désir du poéte, la musique douce des déeses Vertes:
Le désir des hommes, l’amour des femmes:
Le désir des femmes, les petits enfants:
Le désire d’âme, la sagesse.


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