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  • The bargain was made; and while the tinker devoured one plateful after another with a ravenous haste that almost discredited his previous restraint, Patsy spun a fanciful tale of having found a cluricaun under a quicken-tree.

    Seven Miles to Arden

  • a cluricaun, and nothing at all, as it suited me, and sometimes I lived in a rath with others, as I have in yours, and other times I went by myself.

    Fairies and Folk of Ireland

  • The dinner was the best I ever ate, and -- bless ye and the cluricaun! "

    Seven Miles to Arden

  • "I believe you're a cluricaun, come all the way from the bogs of Clare!

    Max

  • If he'd been a fir darrig, that's always playing tricks and making trouble everywhere, why, then, of course -- but he was only a poor cluricaun -- "

    Fairies and Folk of Ireland

  • "Yes," the King of All Ireland interrupted, "only a poor cluricaun, that does nothing but rob gentlemen's wine cellars and keep himself so drunk that he's of no use when he's wanted for any good.

    Fairies and Folk of Ireland

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