The Woodpigeon Speaking to the Farmers, Birds and Beasts in Welsh folklore and mythology, a tale from Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr Wales
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Title: The Woodpigeon Speaking to the Farmers

In the uplands of Denbighshire the poor wood pigeon has a hard time of it in the winter, and, to make provision for the cold winter days, he, when he sees the farmer sowing spring seeds, says:| Dyn du, dyn da, Hau pys, hau ffa, Hau ffacbys i ni, Fwyta.| which rendered into English is:| Black man, good man, Sow peas, sow beans, Sow vetches for us, To eat.

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