October 13, 2009

"Fergus goes down into the lake"


I'm deeply scared of what's going on underwater. Seriously, no scuba for me, though I can - and do - enjoy swimming in the ocean if I have other people with me. I'd nee to be armed like this fellow to be comfortable mucking around with the fish.

The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland, by T. W. Rolleston
1911, illustrator Stephen Reid
from Project Gutenberg

2 comments:

May said...

I think his metal hat helps him sink. Have you read this book?

downtown guy said...

Not yet, but you can find the whole thing at the Gutenberg link.