Although it was only five o’clock, the sun had already set and the evening was very still, as all spring evenings are, just before the birds begin to sing themselves to sleep; or maybe tell one another bedside stories. The village was quiet. The men had gone away to fish for the night after working all the morning with the sowing. Women were away milking the cows in the little fields among the crags.


Playing Ball Building Stone Vegetable Garden Great Thing Spring Evening 
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© Liam O’Flaherty 1999

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