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Tadhg: Once a Selkie finds its skin again, neither chains of steel nor chains of love can keep her from the sea. From that day on, it was forbidden to harm a seal on the island.

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Fiona: Why does he run from me?

Tadhg: Why do you chase him?

Tadhg: He's my little brother! He's lost out there!

Tadhg: He's not lost... he's just with another branch of the family.

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Tess: Stuperstitious old man!

[goes to the fireplace to put out the peat-fire]

Tess: I rake this fire as the pure Christ rakes us all... with Mary at the foot and Brigid at the head. And may the eight brightest angels from the City of Grace preserve this house and all its people till the coming of the day.

[Crosses herself]

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Tadhg: I've no idea of the future, but I can see the past quite well. And the present, if the weather's clear.

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Tess: [to Fiona and Grandfather] The sea is a sickness and you two will come to grieve for it!

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