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Caer Idris

Miss Lucy Griffith, of Glynmalden, near Dolgeltey, a lady deeply interested in Welsh folklore and Welsh antiquities generally. She obtained her information from a Dolgettey ostler, formerly engaged at the Ship Hotel, to the effect that on Gwyl Galan, the eve of New Year's Day, a person is seen walking backwards and forwards on the strand of Cynnwch Lake, crying out:

Mae’r awr wedi dyfod a’r dyn heb ttyfod!
The hour is come while the man is not!

The ostler stated also that lights are to be seen on Caer Idris on the eve of New Year’s Day.

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