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2- M‘Quillan, after having been so kindly treated, sent one. V
ll ' of his gentlemen with an offer of his ‘assistancein the field.
rt M‘Quillan was right well pleased with the offer, and de- ,
Jl clared it to be a perpetual obligation on him and his l‘
. posterity.‘ So M‘Quillan and the Highlanders went li
>f against the enemy; and where there was a cow taken ..
it ' from M‘Quillan’s people before, there were two restored I‘ 35:-
0 back ; after which M‘Qui1lan and Colonel M‘Donald re-
r tnrued back with a great prey, and without the loss of a
le man. ‘. ‘
3 Winter then drawing nigh, .M‘Quillan gave Colonel '35“
vs 1lI‘Donald an invitation to stay with him at his castle of . ‘ If: M‘:
Dunluce, advising him to settle there until the spring,
o and to quarter his men. up and down the Rout. This
d M‘Donald gladly accepted; and in the mean time " 5
I, seduced, M‘Quillan’s daughter, and privately married
e her: upon which ground the M‘Donalds afterwards
y founded their claim to the M‘Quillans’ territories. The
r. men‘ were quartered two and two through the Rout; that
I is to say, one of the M‘Quillans’ gallogloghs and a High-
if lander in every tenant's house. It so happened that the
t galloglogh, according to custom, besides his ordinary,
was entitled to a meathcr (noggin) of millc, as aAprivi-l
; lege ; this the Highlanders esteemed tube a great "affront,
, and at last one of them asked his landlord, “ ‘Why don't
2 you give me milk, as you give the other?” The galloglogh.
; ‘ , immediately made answer, “.lVould you, a Highland
. beggar as you" are, compare yourself to me, ‘or any of
l M ‘Quillan’s gallogloghs P” '
- The poor honest tenant ,(who was heartily tired of"
both) said, “ Pray, Gentlemen, I’ll open the two doors,
and you may go and fight it out in the fair fields, and he
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