“To regain, ‘The Raid’,” said the Witch of the Wood…
“Seek out the Nine Chief Culdees of Erinn.
Then journey with them to the Ogham Stone of Fergus Mc Roy,
to fast for three nights and three days.
If the question, given to each Culdee in turn,
during their fast, be spoken to the Stone of Fergus
as if to that mighty man himself…
Then, ‘The Raid’, will be again revealed
in plain and perfect form
for the instruction of the ages.”
– A Hag Load of Lard