FOR THE BITE OF A MAD DOG

Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland

By Lady Francesca Wilde

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An oration which Colum-Cille set to a wound full of poison—"Arise, O Carmac, O Clunane, through Christ be thou healed.

By the hand of Christ be thou healed in blood, in marrow, and in bone. AMEN."

This oration to be pronounced over a man or a woman, a horse or a cow, but never over a hog or a dog. The wound to be rubbed with butter during the oration.

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