For the Bite of a Mad Dog - Legends, Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland

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.