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Flashcards in Eilean Ni Chuilleananin Deck (4)
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1

STREET

“butcher’s daughter” (opening line)
“One day he followed her” (Line 5)
“red crescent” (Line 10)
“fading to faintest” (Closing line)

2

FIREMAN’S LIFT

“Through the big tree of the cupola” (Line 2)
“Loose feet and elbows and staring eyes” (Line 13)
“(Her face a capital leaning into an arch)” (Line 26)

3

TRANSLATION

“There are women here from every county” (Line 2)
“Steam danced” (Line 5)
“Giggled and slipped across water.” (Line 6)
“Searching for their parents, their names” (Line 8)
“Washed clean of idiom” (Line 16)

4

ON LACKING THE KILLER INSTINCT

“But surely in the moment a glad power” (Line 10)
“She’ll fool the stupid dogs” (Line 18)
“The lorry was growling” (Line 22)
“I thought about the hare, in her hour of ease.” (Closing line)