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- He was married too, like every silly man, and the wife used to rule him with a rod of iron. Somebody told him that if he could catch a fairy he would get a crock of gold. So he used be out every night looking for fairies. He was out every night for two years and he never saw the sign of a fairy although he went to places where fairies are supposed to be seen. He went around to all the old raths and forts and sat out all night, but no sign of a fairy could be seen in any of those places. All the people of course we're making fun of him , but still an' all they were keeping him at it. They told him if he would go to such an such a place he would find fairies galore. So he went to(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.