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Tury, there lived at Blaensawde1 near ILancteusant, Carmarthenshire, a widowed woman, the relict of a farmer who had fallen in those disastrous troubles. 'The widow had an only son to hiing up, but Providence smiled upon her, and despite her forlorn condition, her nve stock had so increased in course of tune, that she could not well depasture them upon her farm, so she sent a portion of her cattle to graze on the adjoining Black Mountain, and their most favourite place was near the small lake...

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Which remains to th.s day as a testimony to the truth of tl'is story. ' What became of the affrighted ploughman whether he was left on the field when the oxen set off, or whether he followed them to the lake, has not been handed down to tradition neither has the fate of the disconsolate and half-ruined husband been kept m remembrance. But of the sons is stated that the ' often wandered about the lake and 'ts vicirity, hoping that their mother might be permitted to visit the face of the earth...

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Sented at last on the following conditions, namely, that she would bring her cattle with her out of the lake, and live with him until he and she had three disputes with one another then, she said, she and the cattle would return into the lake. lie agreed to the conditions, and the marriage took place. They lived very happily and comfortably for long years but the end was that they fell out with one another, and, when they happened to have quarrelled for the third time, she was heard early in...