A Conversation for The Ballad of Grimly Moer

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Post 1

Researcher 239103

What exactly is this "Dalleer" in the weird poem "The ballad of grimly moer", would someone care to explain ?


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Post 2

Recumbentman

I think somewhere between verses 200 and 400 the Warlock appears with a victim he's about to do nasty things to; this victim is called the Fid Dalleer, "but one without a fiddle". The reference is transparent, to one of the main contributors, the Snockerty Friddle, who is in fact responsible for this potted version of the epic (A1070786).

Look out, it seems more instalments may be about to be unloaded into F19585?thread=283765 the place it all began. Chaiwallah's last post was on the 6th of August but I feel he is gestating some more . . . watch that space! smiley - evilgrin


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Post 3

The Snockerty Friddle

smiley - yikes Just when I thought it safe to come out of the ballad shelter


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Post 4

Recumbentman

Hello Snockerty! And congratulations on a masterful piece of edition. I only wish you'd take out the VIEWER tag (in about verse 82); the true story is "He'd quote The Snockerty Friddle and that finally did the trick"


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Post 5

The Snockerty Friddle

tis done smiley - ok


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Post 6

Recumbentman

I've made a home copy with line numbers; it's shortly going to hit ten thousand (if it hasn't actually ground to a halt).

That's an ill eagle act! is by my count line 9729 . . . and there's moer . . .


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Post 7

Kittybriton

"The plot? what rot! I know it not!"
Young Syd expostulated,
Such things were not important
when this epic was created

Then seizing up his nerdling rod
he wrote, in lines of fire,
"Let nothing halt the Muse's hand.
Who dares call me a Lyre?"


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Post 8

Recumbentman

O Mellow-Dee. it's good to see
The beast revived so well!
Please post anew, replying to
The ballad's URL

F19585?thread=283765?thread=&skip=458


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